In Memoriam

Theodore de Bary

Ted de Bary was a truly great Citizen of Columbia on every level -- as an accomplished student, visionary scholar, and respected academic leader.

Herbert Irving

Columbia University and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital jointly celebrate the life and mourn the passing of Herbert Irving, whose generosity and friendship truly transformed our shared medical center.

Allan Silver Columbia University In Memoriam
A memorial service for Allan Silver, a longtime Columbia sociologist who died in November, will be held Sunday, April 3 in the University's International Affairs Building.

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger issued the following statement today celebrating the life of Gertrude G. “G.G.” Michelson (LAW’47), chair emerita of the University Board of Trustees:

Nicholas (Nick) Turro, chair of Chemistry and co-chair of Chemical Engineering departments, passed away Nov. 24. He was 74.

The Columbia University community mourns the loss of Jacques Barzun, who died yesterday in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 104.

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger issued the following statement today celebrating the life of Arthur Ochs "Punch" Sulzberger:

On Campus

Columbia mourns the passing of three members of its community who made significant contributions to the University. Trustee emeritus Edward Costikyan (CC’47, Law’49) was a notable political adviser in New York who was credited with shaping modern day Manhattan policies.

Robert L. Carter

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President Lee C. Bollinger’s Statement on the Recent Death of Judge Robert L. Carter