With the announcement that School of Continuing Education Dean Kristine Billmyer would step down at the end of this year, there is a nation-wide search in progress to fill the position.
Once identified, the new dean will be charged with building high quality, innovative, and cross-disciplinary programs that build on Columbia's strengths and provides opportunities to reach new audiences in a timely and meaningful way.
The search committee is comprised of the following members:
David Madigan, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Peter Awn, Dean, School of General Studies; Professor of Religion
Sheena Iyengar, S. T. Lee Professor of Business
Robert Klitzman, Professor of Psychiatry (in Sociomedical Sciences)
Sharon Marcus, Dean for Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Orlando Harriman Professor of English
Janet A. Metcalfe, Professor of Psychology
Alondra R Nelson, Dean for Social Science, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies
David K. Park, Dean of Strategic Initiatives
Noor S. Rajah, Interim Executive Vice Dean; Lecturer in Continuing Education
Venkat Venkatasubramanian, Samuel Ruben-Peter G. Viele Professor of Engineering