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Columbia College

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
600 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Phone
(312) 369-1000
Email address
admissions@colum.edu
School Information
"Located in the heart of downtown Chicago’s Cultural Mile, Columbia College Chicago is a private, nonprofit college offering a distinctive curriculum that blends creative and media arts, liberal arts, and business for nearly 7,000 students in more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Dedicated to academic excellence and long-term career success, Columbia College Chicago creates a dynamic, challenging, and collaborative space for students who see the world through a creative lens." (Source: https://about.colum.edu/)
General Information
Since announcing the launch of its "Anti-Racism Transformation Team", Columbia College has taken steps to make anti-racist resources available to the public. The college provides numerous opportunities for faculty, students, and staff to explore social justice issues through special events, exhibitions, and guest speakers. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Resources
  • Faculty, students, and staff will explore social justice issues through curriculum, special events, exhibitions and guest speakers.
  • The college announced a new "Social Justice Initiative" featuring ongoing intellectual collegewide discussions, as well as guest speakers and lecturers.
  • As part of its "The College Tour" series, Columbia College also included a video on "Anti-Racism." The description reads, "At Columbia, diversity and inclusion are more than just numbers and bragging points. Columbia is doing the work to take institutional action that acknowledges our nation’s racist history and works to repair the damage done by decades of bigotry and discrimination."
Symbolic Actions
Last updated September 4th, 2022
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