News and Announcements

Provost's Announcements

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. 

President Lee Bollinger announces that Mary Boyce will step down from her role on June 30, 2023, closing a decade of masterful service to Columbia in the highest levels of eadership. 

News from Faculty Advancement

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. 

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

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

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

I write to update you further on ongoing negotiations with our graduate student workers.

We are writing to share with you an update on Columbia’s financial position. We have posted our audited financial statements for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2021, and are pleased to share results that are much better than were anticipated.

Now more than halfway through the fall semester, we have observed the continued success of COVID-19 mitigation measures, which have allowed us to relax some precautionary measures and expand campus services.

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

We write with an update on our campus COVID-19 status and the precautionary measures we will continue to take in the weeks to come, including an extension of the current face covering mandate.

This message describes resources offered by the Office of Work/Life’s School and Child Care Search Service, admissions policies for The School at Columbia University, and information about other schools with connections to the University.

I write to update you on negotiations with our student union.

As part of our efforts to promote inclusion in the classroom, students will be able to register their pronouns in CourseWorks starting this semester.

I write to provide a few key details regarding our return to campus and to in-person instruction this fall.

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