Our faculty is composed of leaders and innovators in their field who are drawn to the advantages of a major research University in a populous, urban setting that affords unique opportunities for research and testing. We work with the Office of the Provost on initiatives to recruit and support faculty who reflect the diversity of New York City and the world.


  • Implicit Bias Workshops: Raising awareness of implicit bias through workshops with Faculty, Post-Docs, and doctoral students.
  • Guide for Inclusive Teaching
  • Faculty Search Committee EOAA Training: All faculty search committees receive awareness training led by the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action and the SEAS Dean's Office.
  • Minority Faculty Development Workshop (MFDW)




Dennis A. Mitchell, DDS, MPH
Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

Helen H. Lu, PhD
Chair of Faculty Promotion, Tenure and Advancement
Vice Chair and Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Provost's Advisory Council for the Enhancement of Faculty Diversity


If you have questions, feedback, suggestions, or want to get involved with diversity initiatives at Columbia Engineering, send us an email at [email protected].

Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning

The CTL partners with faculty, graduate students, and colleagues across the institution to support excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.