Lee C. Bollinger

Building on Columbia’s longstanding commitment to addressing climate change, the University’s Trustees have voted to support a recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI) to divest from companies deriving more than 35% of their revenue from thermal

Columbia and its peers filed an amicus brief today challenging the President's executive order. It says that “safety and security concerns can be addressed…consistent with the values America has always stood for, including…the welcoming of immigrants to our universities.”

President Lee C. Bollinger joined 47 leaders at colleges and universities across the U.S. in a letter urging President Trump to "rectify or rescind" his executive order on immigration. Following is the text of the letter:

Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger at The White House

Panelists from left: Theodore Shaw, director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Civil Rights; Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger; Lori Alveno McGill who served as defense counsel for the University of Texas in the recent Fisher cases; and Rutgers-Newark Chancellor Nancy Cantor.

Columbia’s Lee C. Bollinger was among the university presidents, deans, professors and policy makers who spoke at a Nov. 18 White House Summit on diversity and inclusion in postsecondary education.

Columbia's Manhattanville buildings Lenfest Center for the Arts and Greene Science Center

Lenfest Center for the Arts (left) and Jerome L. Greene Science Center (right). Photograph by © Columbia University/Frank Oudeman

President Lee C. Bollinger welcomed local officials, the University community, and Architect Renzo Piano at the historic dedication of the new campus.
Peter Holland

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger today announced that Peter Holland has been named chief executive officer of Columbia University Investment Management Company (IMC). Mr.

Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger teaching.

Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger teaching.

When in June the Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas that upheld affirmative action in college admissions, the decision was widely hailed as a decisive victory recognizing the value of diversity in higher education.

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger shares his thoughts on the significance of the Manhattanville campus.

Editor's Note: President Lee C. Bollinger delivered this address to incoming first-year undergraduates and their families on Monday, August 29, 2016.

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