News and Announcements

Provost's Announcements

Find out about resources for Columbia parents of school-age children, including Work/Life’s School and Child Care Search Service, admissions information for The School at Columbia University, and details about other schools with ties to the University.

As a follow-up to Provost Boyce’s June announcement, the University posted Common Data Set reports for Columbia College/Columbia Engineering, and Columbia General Studies, as well as detail, context, and analysis of the undergraduate experience.

The 2022 Faculty Handbook compiles policies and resources relevant to academic personnel at Columbia.

This funding will support faculty in developing innovative and technology-rich pedagogies and learning strategies.

Announcement regarding the University’s decision to refrain from submitting data to U.S. News and World Report for this year’s undergraduate college rankings. 

News from Faculty Advancement

New faculty from across Columbia attended a welcome reception hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement.

This year’s virtual faculty orientation will introduce faculty to the broad spectrum of University resources and offices devoted to supporting their teaching, scholarship, and overall well-being.

The symposium featured the work of 14 scholars in the Bridge to the Ph.D. program, which aims to increase the participation of students from underrepresented groups in doctoral programs in STEM disciplines.  

On Thursday, June 2, junior faculty joined Columbia University leaders at Faculty House for a long-overdue luncheon.

We are pleased to recognize faculty whose work embodies Columbia’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

Announcements From Faculty Affairs

These templates should immediately replace the ones previously used for faculty and officers of research.

These ranges should be used in determining the salaries for officers of research throughout the University for the 2022-2023 academic year.

This enables an officer of research whose appointment is ending to set up an auto-reply with updated contact information.

This message offers clarification of policies in the March 2021 Untenured Faculty Pandemic Mitigation Policy. 

This revised paragraph must be included in all offer and reappointment letters for faculty, officers of research, and officers of the libraries.

All News

The University and the Student Workers of Columbia-UAW reached a Tentative Agreement on a four-year labor contract and the strike ended today at noon.

The University's proposal to the Union, which includes major movement on arbitration, economics, union security, and many other issues, provides for unit recognition beyond what the NLRB requires.

This letter to the editor was published in the December 24, 2021 issue of the Wall Street Journal.

The University presented a best and final comprehensive proposal to the Student Workers of Columbia-UAW, offering major enhancements to arbitration, compensation, and benefits.

Columbia will begin the spring semester with two weeks of remote instruction.

This enables an officer of research whose appointment is ending to set up an auto-reply with updated contact information.

Read more about the ongoing progress to strengthen faculty diversity and inclusion at Columbia University.   

We are pleased to announce a request for proposals for the President’s Global Innovation Fund (PGIF).

I write to share new information that the University hopes will bring negotiations with the Student Workers of Columbia-UAW to a swift and positive conclusion.

I am writing to update you on developments related to ongoing negotiations between the University and Student Workers of Columbia-UAW, as well as on the SWC-UAW strike.

Student Workers of Columbia-UAW has agreed to begin mediation with the University as both sides work towards a final agreement.

The panelists, who were Diversity Fellows in their second, third, and fourth years, shared their experiences as underrepresented students at Columbia with first- and second-year fellows. 

I write again to update you on negotiations with our student workers.