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Update on the Search for the Next Dean of the Columbia Journalism School

Today, Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger sent the following communication to the Journalism School community.

 

Dear members of the Columbia Journalism School community:

I am pleased to announce the following members of the search committee for the Dean of the Columbia Journalism School. I am hopeful that a new dean will be in place by the start of the next academic year, and I am grateful to this group for their commitment to this effort. Spencer Stuart will assist the committee in identifying potential candidates. Should you wish to share a nomination, or any other thoughts on the search and the School, please write to nominations@columbia.edu.

The search committee members are:

  • Lee C. Bollinger (Chair), President and Seth Low Professor of the University 
  • Mary Boyce, Provost; Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Amy E. Hungerford, Executive Vice President for Arts and Sciences and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Ruth Fulton Benedict Professor of English and Comparative Literature
  • Daniel Alarcón, Assistant Professor Journalism
  • Emily Bell, Leonard Tow Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Journalism; Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism 
  • A’Lelia Bundles, Trustee Emerita, Board of Trustees, Columbia University; Author; Journalist 
  • June Cross, Fred W. Friendly Professor of Media and Society; Director, Documentary Journalism Program, Columbia Journalism School 
  • Duchesne Drew, Trustee, Board of Trustees, Columbia University; President, Minnesota Public Radio 
  • Joanne Faryon, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Journalism 
  • Marguerite Y. Holloway, Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Journalism; Co-Director, MA Science Journalism Program, Columbia Journalism School
  • Azmat Khan, Patti Cadby Birch Assistant Professor of Journalism; Director, Simon and June Li Center of International Journalism 
  • Winnie O’Kelley, Dean of Academic Affairs, Columbia Journalism School; Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Journalism 
  • Alisa Solomon, Professor of Journalism; Director, Arts & Culture Concentration, MA Program, Columbia Journalism School 
  • Andie Tucher, H. Gordon Garbedian Professor of Journalism; Director, PhD Program, Columbia Journalism School 
  • Duy Linh Tu, Associate Professor of Professional Practice in the Faculty of Journalism

 

I would like to once again express our collective gratitude to Steve Coll for his years of service as he concludes his tenure as Dean. I am looking forward to a search process that I am confident will yield a worthy successor who will expertly lead the Journalism School, a vital part of our University community, through this next period. 

Sincerely,

Lee C. Bollinger