Columbia Business School
is the business school of Columbia University in Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1916 to provide business training and professional preparation for undergraduate and graduate Columbia University students.
It is one of six Ivy League business schools, and its admission process is among the most selective of top business schools.
Columbia Business School is one of the world’s leading business schools, perhaps best known for the seminal work completed in the field of Finance by professors Benjamin Graham and David Dodd.
It is affiliated with 13 winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics including current professors Robert Mundell, Joseph Stiglitz and Edmund Phelps, more than any business school in the US. . The school has an international emphasis, and many alumni have achieved distinction in the public as well as the private sector.
Columbia University Press
was founded in 1893 and is the fourth-oldest university press in the United States. The purpose of the press expressed in its Certificate of Incorporation is to “promote the study of economic, historical, literary, scientific and other subjects and to promote and encourage the publication of literary works embodying original research in such subjects.” Signers of the certificate included Seth Low, then president of Columbia, Henry Fairfield Osborne, and Nicholas Murray Butler, succeeded Low in 1902 as president of the university and of the Press.
In its first quarter century, CUP’s list focused on politics, including books by two U.S. presidents, Woodrow Wilson and William Howard Taft; on seminal books by Columbia University faculty, including Edwin Seligman; and on series—the Columbia University Biological Series, the Columbia University Studies in English and Comparative Literature, several series on Oriental and Middle Eastern studies, the first published anthropology series (edited by Franz Boas), and the Records of Civilization, a series of translations and studies of Western and, later, Asian civilization. In 1928 an editorial department was formed to create The Columbia Encyclopedia, the first comprehensive English-language encyclopedia in one volume.
Throughout its history, one of the strengths of the Press has been the diversity of the Press’s list. The Press has also distinguished itself with its strong list in social work, publishing texts that have been widely adopted in courses and are used by professionals in the field. Through its European Perspectives series and the publication of the Wellek Library Lectures, the Press has published a range of innovative and leading scholars. Other notable lecture series published by Columbia University Press include The Leonard Hasting Schoff Memorial Lectures and The Bampton Lectures in America.
In recent years the press has published prominent authors from a variety of disciplines, including Theodor Adorno, Talal Asad, Peter Brown, Judith Butler, Eileen Chang, Arthur Danto, John Lewis Gaddis, Mikhail Gorbachev, R. Glenn Hubbard, Roald Hoffman, Donald Keene, Julia Kristeva, Paul Offit, John Allen Paulos, John Rawls, Jeffrey Sachs, Edward Said, Joseph Stiglitz, Hervé This, and Kenneth Waltz.
Widely reviewed and the recipients of numerous awards, Columbia University Press titles are sold around the world.
Columbia University Press continues to be a leader in the field of electronic publishing with innovative and timely products such as Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO), the Columbia Granger’s World of Poetry, and the Columbia Gazetteer of the World.