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Company Overview of Columbia University
Columbia University is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and research programs in the fields of business, social sciences, science, law, medicine, and public affairs. The schools of the university include School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of General Studies, School of Business, School of Humanities and Sciences, School of Law, School of Continuing Education, and School of Medicine. Columbia University was established in 1754 and is based in New York City.
New York, NY 10027
Founded in 1938
Key Executives for Columbia University
President and Member of Board of Trustees
Executive Vice President of Research
Executive Vice President of Government and Community Affairs and Special Advisor to Campus Planning
Executive Vice President of Health & Biomedical Sciences and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences & Medicine
Senior Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Columbia University Key Developments
Columbia University Appoints Ann D. Thornton as University Librarian and Vice Provost, Effective June 1, 2015
May 1 15
Columbia University announced the appointment of Ann D. Thornton as the next University Librarian and Vice Provost. Thornton comes to Columbia after almost two decades at the New York Public Libraries, where she is the Andrew W. Mellon Director. The appointment is effective June 1. Thornton has held a series of senior leadership positions at the New York Public Libraries, spanning the sciences, business, the humanities and social sciences. She has been responsible for collecting, preserving and presenting the institutions vast collections. She has also helped lead in the areas of electronic resources, reference and research services and public training. Before coming to New York, she was a systems librarian with the University of Houston Libraries.
Columbia University Presents at Milken Institute, Global Conference 2015, Apr-27-2015 03:45 PM
Apr 23 15
Columbia University Presents at Milken Institute, Global Conference 2015, Apr-27-2015 03:45 PM. Venue: 2025 Ave Of The Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067, California, United States. Speakers: Linda Fried, Dean and DeLamar Professor of Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health.
One-Blue Announces Columbia Technology Ventures to Join Licensing Program for Blu-Ray Disc Products
Feb 17 15
One-Blue announced that Columbia University has joined the One-Blue product licensing program as a licensor. Columbia brings important patents essential to the Blu-ray Disc™ standard and joins current licensors Cyberlink Corporation, Dell Global B.V., Fujitsu Limited, Hewlett-Packard Company, Hitachi Consumer Electronics Co. Ltd., JVCKENWOOD Corporation, Koninklijke Philips N.V., LG Electronics Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Pioneer Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sharp Corporation, Sony Corporation, Taiyo Yuden Co. Ltd. and Yamaha Corporation. One-Blue administers the licensing program for patents essential to Blu-ray Disc™ products and is the joint licensing agent of its licensors. For hardware and software products, the product license covers Blu-ray Disc™, DVD and CD essential patents; for disc products, the product license covers Blu-ray Disc™ essential patents. One-Blue is an innovative patent pool that levels the playing field, reduces costs, and fosters fair use of the patent system in the entire optical disc sector.
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