News and Announcements

Provost's Announcements

Common Data Sets for 2022-23 and detailed overview of the Columbia undergraduate experience were posted last week. 

The data sets, accompanied by an overview of the Columbia undergraduate experience, are a resource for prospective students.

The University shares an update on plans to renovate the Red Balloon space and ensure access to quality, affordable child care.

The Office of the Provost honors faculty whose work embodies Columbia’s commitment to inclusive excellence.

As the end of the semester approaches, faculty and staff are reminded of a resource with guidance on how best to respond to and support students in distress. 

News from Faculty Advancement

New report highlights key initiatives from the Faculty Advancement team in the 2022-2023 academic year.

As President Bollinger ends his tenure at the University, he leaves behind a roadmap that emphasizes diversity, equity, and inclusion.

On Monday, February 20, 2023, the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement hosted "Engaging Our Communities: Transformative Scholarship for Dismantling Anti-Black Racism and Fostering Black Joy," a fireside chat with new faculty in social work and in sociology.

On Wednesday, February 8, 2023, the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement hosted They Said ‘Yes’: Supporting underrepresented students to belong and thrive in the academy.

The Writing Accountability Group offers faculty a virtual space—and peer support—to meet their writing goals. 

Announcements From Faculty Affairs

These ranges should be used in determining the salaries for officers of research throughout the University for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Important announcement about two significant enhancements to the Scholar Sponsorship Portal (SSP).

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.

All News

The Office of the Provost invites proposals to create interdisciplinary courses co-taught by faculty at different schools.  

This announcement contains important information about the University’s international travel resources and policies.

Dr. Sonya Somerville will become the Head of School in July 2023 and brings to the role a passion for education and advocacy for students and teachers.

After years of dedicated service, Vice Provost Jeri Henry will be departing Columbia at the end of the year to take on a new role.

We invite you to nominate faculty and graduate student instructors for the annual Presidential Awards for Outstanding Teaching.

This new online tool, called the "Blue Folder"  is designed to give faculty and staff the tools to identify, address, and refer students in distress.

This guide features reflections on teaching during the pandemic from over 40 faculty, and shares a wide variety of touching on themes ranging from the use of virtual reality to community-building.

This faculty-led group was appointed to assess current symbols and representations at Columbia and establish guidelines for future ones, guided by a commitment both to historical accuracy and to an inclusive campus environment.

New Report Highlights Columbia's Faculty Advancement Activities and Achievements in 2021.

The Provost's Advisory Council for the Enhancement of Faculty Diversity, which advises the Provost on faculty initiatives, welcomed three new members this fall.

On October 7, the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement hosted a Provost Diversity Fellows Panel and Welcome Reception.

At its first annual reception for newly tenured faculty, the Office of the Provost celebrated leading scholars from across the University.

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.

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.

Columbia's Pathways Program students came together to enjoy a summer barbecue, a research symposium, and a networking workshop.