Columbia University President Minouche Shafik

President Minouche Shafik

Stories, announcements, and updates from the 20th President of Columbia Univesity, Minouche Shafik.

For more information and announcements from the president, check out the Office of the President website. 

To deescalate the rancor and give us all a chance to consider next steps, I am announcing that all classes will be held virtually on Monday.

Here are the full opening statements from Columbia representatives before the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

 In statement, President Shafik calls March 24 event "an abhorrent breach of our values"  and describes "actions which have been underway as a resu

We will not tolerate unauthorized disruptions or harassing behavior at admitted student events.

The group has released a report on the rules on demonstrations, the first in a series of recommendations that it will offer.

Holloway will begin on February 5, 2024, serving as a key member of the University Leadership Team.

Professor Olinto comes to Columbia with an extensive background in academic administration and leadership.

President Minouche Shafik shares strategic priorities at the start of a new term filled with promise and possibility.

The goal is to foster a community where debates are rooted in academic rigor and civil discourse through work that includes professional developmen

What stories grabbed the attention of our readers in 2023? The results may surprise you.

Fifteen faculty from across Columbia have agreed to take on this urgently needed work.

On November 30, leaders from Columbia and Princeton joined together to share their strategies and recommendations for discussing complex, charged t