News and Announcements

Awards and Requests for Proposals

Nominations for the 2023 Presidential Awards for Outstanding Teaching

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

Provost's Announcements

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.

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.

News from Faculty Advancement

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

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.

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.

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

I am very pleased to report that Student Workers of Columbia-UAW has voted to ratify its first contract with the University.

Meet Alyssa Davis, Assistant Professor of Social Work and Spring 2020 Junior Faculty Grant Awardee.

Eugenia Lean, Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, will assume her new role on July 1, 2022.

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.