Ann Schmeising portrait with an aerial view of the cu boulder campus in the background

Ann Schmiesing permanently named to Graduate School posts

Jan. 20, 2017

Ann Schmiesing has been named dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for graduate affairs. A professor of German and Scandinavian studies, Schmiesing has served as interim dean and vice provost since June 2016.Read more »
Employee of the Year Award recipients

Staff Council recognizes Employee of the Year Award recipients

Jan. 20, 2017

Sheryl Koutsis, Amy Lavens and Jennifer McDuffie were recently named the recipients of the annual Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Award, in recognition of exceptional job performance and remarkable contributions to the campus community.Read more »
Faculty Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative Phil Weiser

Weiser to lead Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative

Jan. 19, 2017

Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation (RIO) Terri Fiez named Phil Weiser as faculty director of CU Boulder's Innovation and Entrepreneurship initiative. Weiser most recently served as dean of the Law School from 2011 to 2016.Read more »
Snowy Old Main tower with American flag overlooking the flatirons

President, chancellors sign letter supporting DACA students

Jan. 19, 2017

President Benson, Chancellor DiStefano and three other CU campus chancellors have joined hundreds of education leaders across the country in signing a letter of support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students.Read more »
Melissa Zak

Zak named assistant vice chancellor of safety

Dec. 16, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Police Chief Melissa Zak, who for the past three years has helped lead the campus through crises and high-profile events such as floods, a presidential debate and demonstrations, will assume a new role Jan. 1 as the university’s assistant vice chancellor of safety.Read more »
Chancellor DiStefano

Campus conversation regarding Yiannopoulos visit continues, evolves

Dec. 14, 2016

Earlier today, senior campus leadership received a letter from more than 200 faculty members and a petition signed by more than 200 graduate students. The documents asked the administration to lend their support to events proposed as alternatives to the Milo Yiannopoulos talk on Jan. 25. Chancellor DiStefano met with faculty and graduate student representatives to hear their concerns, and provided preliminary responses via letter to both groups.Read more »
Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives William Kuskin

VP/AVC Kuskin on mapping CU Boulder's international terrain

Dec. 12, 2016

Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives William Kuskin, in conjunction with the chancellor’s and provost’s offices, announces three new international education initiatives with a goal of better understanding CU Boulder's international standing.Read more »
Students in Senegal Ed Abroad program listen to local village discuss women's rights

Study Abroad changes name to reflect breadth of services

Dec. 5, 2016

As of Dec. 1, the office of Study Abroad has become Education Abroad. The variety of programs offered has expanded to become so much more than traditional study abroad. Director Mary Dandof says, "We support all international experiences undertaken by students."Read more »
Professor Patrick Mason

Long-serving music professor to retire

Dec. 2, 2016

After more than 20 years at the College of Music, Professor of Voice Patrick Mason has announced he will retire from teaching at the end of this academic year.Read more »
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Campus update regarding FLSA's planned changes

Nov. 28, 2016

On Nov. 22 a preliminary injunction on the implementation of the planned changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA's) salary threshold for exemption from overtime pay was put in place. In response to this hold, the campus has revised its plans for compliance with the original Dec. 1 implementation date.Read more »