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Presidents Advisory Council

  • Alice G. Elgart
  • Jinny M. Goldstein
  • Jon M. Gruenberg
  • Debra S. Heinrich
  • Alexandra L. Heinz
  • Frances Hesselbein
  • Helayne B. Jones
  • Jill Iscol
  • Jonathan A. Knee
  • Lisa J. Kohl
  • Phyllis L. Kossoff
  • Harold O. Levy
  • James P. Levy
  • Janna Spark
  • Alberta Strage
  • Lynn A. Streeter
  • Charla Tindall
  • Charo Uceda
  • Elisa Gabelli Wilson
  • Elaine R. Wolfensohn

Did You Know?

There are nearly 5,400 students enrolled at Teachers College.

Columbia University Alma MaterIn 1898, Teachers College became affiliated with Columbia University as a professional school for the training of teachers while retaining its legal and financial independence. Later that year, Teachers College and Columbia University adopted an affiliation agreement.

Mary Adelaide Nutting TC was home to the first university-based instructional program for nursing educators and administrators, created by Mary Adelaide Nutting.

James Earl RussellThe field of comparative international education originated at TC, where James Earl Russell taught the world’s first course in foreign school system.

John DeweyIn 1904, John Dewey, influential proponent of the progressive education movement, joined the faculty.

There are nearly 5,400 students enrolled at Teachers College.

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