Learn more about Dean Valentini’s key initiatives and priorities throughout his decade of leadership.
Dean Valentini is a longtime advocate for Beginner's Mind, the philosophy of approaching the world as if seeing everything for the first time.
Read how Dean Valentini championed the Core Curriculum, the cornerstone of a Columbia College education.
Culture of Community
Find out how Dean Valentini cultivated a more unified community of Columbia College students and alumni.
Read about Dean's Valentini's leadership in launching Core to Commencement, the first fundraising campaign dedicated exclusively to the students and faculty of Columbia College.
Learn how Dean Valentini prioritized student well-being and creating a healthy campus community.
Find out how Dean Valentini increased students' access to internship, research and global opportunities.