September 5, 2012 Faculty-Staff CU-Boulder Today

In this Issue

Continuing Education celebrates 100 years of connecting communities to the University

The University of Colorado’s Division of Continuing Education has come a long way from its humble beginnings in young Macky Auditorium where burlap bags separated staff space in 1912 and the division offered 28 correspondence courses in 11 fields. Today, Continuing Education partners with CU’s academic departments to offer flexible credit courses representing 35 departments and multiple programs granting nontraditional students and community members access to campus.

Provost’s Report: Campus Town Hall on Concealed Carry issues

On Tuesday, Sept. 4, my office sponsored a campus town hall meeting at the University Memorial Center on issues related to concealed carry at CU-Boulder. I want to thank the 100 or so faculty, staff, students and community members who attended the meeting and shared their concerns and observations on implementing the law at CU-Boulder. For those of you who could not attend, I wanted to share with you the issues that were raised and some of the responses offered by the panel, which included Chancellor DiStefano, me, Senior Managing Associate Legal Counsel John Sleeman, and Commander Robert Axmacher of the CU Police Department.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to keynote CU Law School’s Bench and Bar Conference

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court will give the keynote address at the University of Colorado Law School’s Gathering of the Bench and Bar Conference to be held Sept. 19-21 in Boulder.

Community Notes

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CU Police Department shares crime alerts via Facebook, Twitter

The CU-Boulder Police Department recently launched Twitter and Facebook pages. The Police Department plans to use social media to share crime alerts, crime prevention tips, information on crime trends, pedestrian safety tips and more.

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Facilities Planning Capital Construction Open House

Phil Simpson from the Office of Facilities Planning will be hosting an informational meeting about the Capital Construction process. If you are thinking about building or renovating space on campus or would like to know more about the Capital Construction process, join us on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 from 10 a.m. through noon in the Old Main Auditorium.

Takacs Quartet

Takács tickets available!

Highly coveted but rarely available tickets to experience the Takács Quartet Monday nights are on sale for a limited time! Get yours TODAY!

Study abroad fall fair

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