"Discovery, innovation, scholarly inquiry, a unique and vibrant environment for student engagement, and creative works are among the most defining characteristics of the University of Colorado Boulder. Excellence can be found across all disciplines, and through the tireless efforts of an incredibly gifted faculty and staff, along with an exciting and forward thinking student body, the university has gained a place amongst the nation’s best public comprehensive research institutions. The University of Colorado Boulder is a place like no other, and it is a distinct privilege to work with our faculty, staff and students to build an environment for learning and discovery that will take a prominent role in shaping the future of our university, our state, and our nation." -- Russell Moore, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Russell L. Moore (BS, University of California Davis, 1976; PhD, Washington State University, 1982) is Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Integrative Physiology and an adjunct professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado Denver.
Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder in 1993, he was on the faculty of the Departments of Medicine and Cellular & Molecular Physiology at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine (1986-1993). His research focuses on adaptations of the heart to physiological and pathological stress, particularly as they relate to the development of heart failure. At CU-Boulder, he has served as a department chair from 1994-2001 and co-chaired the Flagship 2030 Task Force on Research, Scholarship, and Creative Works.
He was appointed to serve as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in 2006 and was appointed to serve as the Interim Vice Chancellor for Research in 2009. Dr. Moore began his service as the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA) on October 13, 2010; he served as interim Provost and VCAA from July 01 to Oct 12, 2010.