Dr. Stephen Rittenberg, Vice Provost for Academic Administration
   (212) 854-2254; sar3@columbia.edu

The Vice Provost for Academic Administration administers the University's policies governing academic appointments and programs on behalf of the Provost.

The Vice Provost also serves as the Rules Administrator under the Rules of University Conduct.

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) reports to the Vice Provost.

 

 Academic Appointments
  • Manages the University's system of tenure reviews;
  • Approves the appointments and salaries of academic officers;
  • Administers the statutory provisions governing the limits on nontenured faculty service;
  • Authorizes leaves on behalf of the President;
  • Negotiates faculty retirement agreements, and
  • Handles grievances from academic officers.

Academic Programs

  • Reviews proposals to create new degree and certificate programs;
  • Administers the periodic strategic reviews of the Schools and other major academic units, and
  • Serves as the University's chief liaison to the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the New York State Department of Education.

 

The Vice Provost also serves as the Rules Administrator under the Rules of University Conduct and oversees the University's policies on alcohol consumption on campus.

The International Students and Scholars Office reports to the Senior Vice Provost.

 

Office of the Vice Provost Staff Directory

 Name Title  Contact
Alanzo Dale Office Assistant 854-2256           
Angel Flesher Manager of Tenure Reviews 854-1328; alf2153@columbia.edu
Raquel Munoz Executive Assistant / Coordinator of New Educational Programs 854-2255; rm271@columbia.edu
Linda Sheridan-Dasilva Administrative Assistant 854-2254; ls274@columbia.edu
Zeid Sitnica Senior Research Analyst 854-2485; zs2152@columbia.edu
Pearl Spiro Associate Provost for Academic Appointments 854-3813; ps27@columbia.edu

 

Policy Statements

 

Academic Appointments

Tenure Review Advisory Committee

TRAC Statistics

Columbia University Tenure Guidelines updated for AY 14-15

Barnard College Tenure Guidelines updated for AY 12-13

Up-or-Out Policy Statements

Parental Leave Statements

Officers of Instruction

Officers of the Libraries

Salary Guidelines for Officers of Research AY 14-15

Tuition for GRAs Outside of the Health Sciences

Summary Table  (pdf format)

Examples  (pdf format)

Tuition for GRAs in the Health Sciences

Summary Table  (pdf format)

Examples  (pdf format)

Memo to Principal Investigators on Tuition for GRAs

The Faculty Handbook

 

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Academic Programs

Approval of Educational Programming: Policies and Processes

Self-Study Guidelines for Strategic Reviews

 

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