Strategic Planning 2021: Building Our Brighter Future

Student Center Interior Mural
Photo: Phil Dembinski '08

With the launch of President Kwang-Wu Kim's position paper, Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David has initiated the strategic planning process for the college with the goals and strategic themes outlined below. The provost and Strategic Plan subcommittees encourages the college community to be part of this process and submit ideas below. The Strategic Planning Steering Committee is co-chaired by the provost and Associate Professor Carmelo Esterrich, and thematic sub-committees are working to develop strategies to advance our college’s goals. The Committee encourages the college community to be part of this process and submit ideas below. 

Ways to Get Involved

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. An ASL interpreter will be present at all Listening Sessions.

Question of the Week:

At our very best, what is special about the Columbia student experience, and how can we translate this experience to more students?

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Strategic Planning Process Overview

Four Goals for Our Strong Future 
Four Strategic Themes to Reach Our Goals  
Subcommittee Chairs
Thematic Subcommittees  Co-Chairs  
Creatives’ Curriculum (undergraduate)  Eric Freedman, Dean, School of Media Arts

Niki Nolin, Associate Professor - Art and Art History 
Creatives’ Curriculum (graduate)  Suzanne McBride, Dean, Graduate Studies  
Jessica Meharry, Associate Professor - Business and Entrepreneurship, Faculty Representative to the Board  
Student Growth and Student Success  Brian Marth, Associate Provost - Academic Services  
Rosita Sands, Dean, School of Fine and Performing Arts
Fostering Sustainable Engagement  Peter Fitzpatrick, Special Advisor Community Engagement - Provost's Office 
Erik Friedman, Associate Dean, Career Development and Industry Relations  
Rocky Monroe, Associate Professor of Dance, Co-Director - Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Building a Supportive Operational Context 
Nathan Bakkum, Sr. Associate Provost, Associate Professor - Music History 
Steve Corey, Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences