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Columbia College Chicago
Barbara Calabrese
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barbara calabrese

Chair, Associate Professor,
Radio Department






Barbara Calabrese

Full time faculty since 1991 and appointed Chair in 2001.  Served as CCFO Treasurer, Secretary and Vice Chair of College Council, and Chair of Chairs Council.  Committee service includes: Academic Affairs, Teaching Excellence, Liaison to Board of Trustees, Faculty Development (Chair), SMA Curriculum, Budget and Priorities, Evaluation, Self-Study Steering Committee, All College Tenure, Search Committee for Deputy Provost (Co-Chair) and SMA Dean’s Search Committee. As a media professional worked as host and producer of public affairs programs, and have presented papers at national conferences on college radio, diversity in radio and use of social media. Awarded “Angel Award” from Chicago Chapter of American Women in Radio and Television in 2005. Appointed to the Steering Committee for the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2008.