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September 05, 2018

Shailagh Murray Appointed Executive Vice President for Public Affairs

The following is a message sent from Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger to the Columbia community. Dear fellow members of the Columbia community: I am very pleased to announce my appointment of Shailagh Murray as Executive Vice President for Public Affairs, as of September 4, 2018.  Shailagh will oversee both the Office of Communications and Public Affairs and the Office of Government and Community Affairs. 

August 17, 2018

Local High School Students Gain Hands-On Experience Through Internship Program at Columbia

After receiving over 11,000 responses to a university-wide survey measuring commuting habits of students, faculty, and staff, Columbia’s Dan Allalemdjian needed to analyze the data and present key findings. Allalemdjian, director of transportation demand management for Environmental Stewardship, called upon Ibrahima Diallo – an incoming high school senior –to summarize data and create an executive summary to report the survey’s key findings.

August 07, 2018

Mourning the Loss of H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest

The following is a message sent from Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger to the Columbia community.

I am very sorry to say that we have lost another great friend of the University in H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, who died on Sunday at the age of 88 in his beloved home city of Philadelphia. Gerry was a wise and deeply engaged Trustee, one of the most generous donors in the history of the institution, and, most importantly, a true colleague in every major undertaking of the University over the last two decades.

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