Nicholas Lemann announced that he will step down after a decade as the dean of Columbia Journalism School at the end of the year. Mr. Lemann, who is also a staff writer at The New Yorker, will take a year’s sabbatical before returning to the J School in 2014 as a faculty member.
“It’s a good moment for a new dean, with a new set of ideas, to come in. I have had a wonderful time leading this institution, and it’s hard to express how grateful I am to the many people who have helped along the way,” Mr. Lemann wrote in an email to friends, colleagues and students. Read More