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Faculty Senate Meets with Kim –The Columbia Chronicle 9.14.13

Academic Team’s letter endorsed by Faculty Senate, Chairs Council -The Columbia Chronicle 6.6.12

Faculty Senate calls on President Carter to address concerns -The Columbia Chronicle 5.8.12
Faculty Senate holds second private meeting - The Columbia Chronicle 4.30.12

Faculty Senate flexes muscle -   The Columbia Chronicle 4.9.12

Faculty strives for, hides transparency - The Columbia Chronicle 3.19.12

Love reinstates chairs - The Columbia Chronicle 3.19.12

Faculty fear cuts; tiers to come - The Columbia Chronicle 2.27.12

Faculty Senate rules alone -The Columbia Chronicle 2.6.12

Faculty Senate talks new committees -The Columbia Chronicle 12.5.11

College Council votes to dissolve - The Columbia Chronicle 11.7.11





At its December 6th meeting, the Faculty Senate recommended the Policy and Procedures Manual for Academic Affairs to the President and the Provost as “an authoritative compendium of the standard practices, general administrative and operational organization, and explicit policies that prevail at Columbia College, Chicago.” 

At its October 25th meeting, the Faculty Senate recommended a new policy to give the college increased flexibility in the hiring of department chairpersons.  The Executive Committee and additional members of the Faculty Senate developed this policy with President Kim and Provost Love.  Provost Love established this as an effective policy on October 31st

The 2013/14 Senate convened on September 13th with thirty-five Senators present and welcomed President Kwang-Wu Kim as a guest.  Read the opening remarks of Senate President, Peter Carpenter.


In May the Senate drafted this open letter regarding the college proritization. Read the open letter from the Faculty Senate of May 07, 2012


The Faculty Senate convened for the first time on August 19, 2011 with thirty-seven Senators present. Read theopening remarks of Faculty President, Pegeen Reichert Powell.