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2022 BFA Excellence Awards

Dec. 2, 2021

2022 BFA Excellence Awards The BFA is pleased to announce that nominations are being accepted for this years’ BFA Excellence Awards. The BFA Excellence Awards specifically recognize outstanding work and a concerted effort to make advances in the academy. Awards are granted in the following areas: Excellence in Leadership and...


BFA Names Faculty Nominees for CU Presidential Search Committee

Oct. 26, 2021

The BFA Executive Committee has named four faculty nominees for the CU Boulder faculty seat on the CU Presidential Search Committee. Max Boykoff , Professor and Director of Environmental Studies; Institute Fellow, CIRES. Max leads the Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO) while he leads the American Association for the...

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BFA Approves Attributes to Guide the Search for the Next CU President Statement

Sept. 21, 2021

On Monday, September 21, 2021 BFA Chair Tiffany Beechy announced to BFA Representatives and Assembly Liaisons that the Attributes That Should Guide The Selection of the Next CU President had passed. This document will now be forwarded to Board of Regents Chair, Jack Kroll along with CU Presidential Search Committee...


BFA Chair & Chair-Elect Statement on President Kennedy May 5, 2021

May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021 To Whom It May Concern: The Boulder Faculty Assembly welcomes the news that President Mark Kennedy will work with the University of Colorado Board of Regents to bring about an orderly transition of the University’s presidency in the near future. In October 2018, in response to a...


BFA Supports CNAIS Statement for President Kennedy on Trail of Tears

Sept. 9, 2020

BFA Assembly members voted to support a statement made by faculty and staff at CU's Center for Native American & Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) related to a comment made by CU President Kennedy in a recent CU Connections story . The story covers a recent CU System Faculty Council meeting, where...

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BFA Chair Statement COVID-19

March 11, 2020

March 11, 2020 Dear CU Boulder Faculty, As you know, in response to the current situation we are facing with the COVID-19 virus, this morning Chancellor Phil DiStefano instructed us to begin teaching all classes remotely beginning Monday, March 16 . Also today, Provost Russ Moore provided us with a...

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BFA Support for Youth Climate Action

Oct. 9, 2019

The BFA unanamously passed resolution BFA-R-1-090519 during the October 3 rd , 2019 General Assembly meeting. The resolution references the December 2016 resoluton BFA-R-120116 , which expressed that there are overwhelming changes in the global climate due to human activities. The resolution states the BFA support for non-violent youth activism...

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Chancellor Announces Instructor Pay Raise to Boulder Faculty Assembly

Feb. 13, 2019

On Feburary 7th, 2019, Chancellor Phil DiStefano addressed the Boulder Faculty Assembly. Highlighted during his presentation was an announcement regarding a new minimum salary level for instructors and senior instructors. The Chancellor also discussed several other topics including: CU's Board of Regents civics certificate proposal, and an update on the...

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Attributes For Selecting the Next CU President

Oct. 4, 2018

The Boulder Faculty Assembly thanks the Board of Regents for inviting comment about the “leadership/professional attributes [we] believe our next president should possess.” In offering our comments below, we also wish to thank President Benson for his years of dedicated service. The Boulder Faculty Assembly, drawing on broad discussions over...

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2018 BFA Committee Seats - Call for Nominations

Sept. 12, 2018