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

I am pleased to invite applications for three Columbia faculty fellowship and exchange opportunities. 

Jan. 24, 2019-- I am pleased to share an exciting set of funding opportunities for faculty who are looking to integrate new educational approaches and technologies into their classrooms, or to develop jointly-taught interdisciplinary courses.

I have put in place a number of organizational changes and appointments. These developments will help the Office to ensure that Columbia’s academic programs are of the highest quality and that we can support the recruitment and retention of an outstanding and diverse faculty.

Jan. 16, 2019-- The Bridge Program to the PhD will extend into the STEM disciplines of engineering and economics starting in fall 2019.

Dec. 5, 2018-- We are pleased to announce Requests for Proposals for two distinct initiatives: the President’s Global Innovation Fund and the Global Scholars Program. 

Nominate faculty and graduate student instructors for the annual Presidential Awards for Outstanding Teaching.

The establishment of a new Incentive Plan for Tenured Faculty Retirement went into effect on January 1, 2019, and is in place for another five years for faculty in the same schools. 

Oct. 1, 2018-- This message discusses the Office of Work/Life’s School and Child Care Search Service, admissions policies for The School at Columbia University, and about other schools with connections to the University.

The fund awards grants for faculty members to leverage and engage the nine Columbia Global Centers.  The program supports projects within and across these sites, in order to increase global opportunities for research, teaching, and service.

I am pleased to announce the spring 2018 awardees of the Provost’s Grants Program for Junior Faculty Who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University, and the inaugural Mid-Career Faculty Grants.

I write to announce the Request for Proposals for the Columbia Global Scholars Program, a joint initiative of the Office of Global Programs and the Columbia Global Centers.

This message offers guidance for Columbia community members planning international travel.

We invite you to take advantage of the resources of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and to join the University community at the upcoming Celebration of Teaching and Learning Symposium.

Faculty are invited to apply for faculty international fellowship and exchange opportunities. 

We are announcing today our decision not to engage in bargaining with union representatives and to seek review of the status of student assistants by a federal appellate court.