Dean of Columbia College
The Dean of Columbia College is the highest-ranking official in Columbia College and is the head of academics and admissions for Columbia College. The dean reports directly to the University President as well as the Board of Trustees.
The current Dean of Columbia College is Michele Moody-Adams, who took over as the fifteenth Dean of Columbia College in July 2009, after Austin Quigley stepped down from the position after fourteen years.  Dean Moody-Adams is also the Vice-President for Undergraduate Student Life and is a full member of the University Senate as well as the Columbia College Alumni Association.