BFA Votes on Censure of President Kennedy

May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021 Story Update : BFA Chair Bob Ferry sent the below email to BFA Representatives regarding the final vote count of the Boulder Faculty Senate (all eligible Boulder faculty). Representatives were asked to share with their constituents. Dear Colleagues, As you will recall, at the meeting on April...


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...


Supporting Awareness of Anti-Asian Racism - BFA-R-1-031921

April 5, 2021

At the BFA April 1, 2021 General Assembly meeting, members voted unanimously to support a resolution supporting more awareness around Anti-Asian Racism. The resolution was brought forward by the BFA Diversity Committee on March 19, 2021. At the Assembly meeting, members approved suspending the bylaws in order to vote on...

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Spring 2021 Call For Nomination Officer Elections

March 17, 2021

BFA Secretary Adam Norris announced election information for BFA General Assembly Officer elections. The following seats are up for election: BFA Chair 1 Executive Committee At-Large Representative Nominations are open from until Wenesday, April 14, 2021. BFA faculty may self nominate or be nominated by another BFA member. See the...

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2021 Excellence Award Winners Announcement

Feb. 11, 2021

The BFA is pleased to announce the 2021 Excellence Award Winners: Excellence in Leadership and Service Holly Barnard, Geography and INSTAAR Robert Ferry, History Seth Hornstein, Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences Excellence in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Work Ruth Ellen Kocher, English Jill Litt, Environmental Studies Program David Pyrooz, Sociology Excellence...

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BFA At-Large Representative Elections - Spring 2021

Jan. 25, 2021

BFA Secretary Adam Norris announced election information for BFA General Assembly At-Large Representatives seats. The following seats are open to eligible campus faculty : 1 At-Large Representative Arts & Sciences 4 At-Large Representative Other Units (Non-A&S)* Nominations are open from Thursday, February 4, 2020 through Monday, February 15, 2021. Faculty...

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BFA Fall 2020 Election Results

Oct. 1, 2020

The 2020 elections to fill vacancies on BFA Standing Committees is complete. Elections were conducted in two phases: Phase I - just for BFA representatives and Phase II - open to all eligible campus faculty. We'd like to congratulate the new committee members and thank everyone for their participation. Fall...


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 External Committee Elections: Call for Nominations

Sept. 8, 2020

The External Phase of BFA Standing Committee elections is now open. All eligible* CU Boulder faculty are welcome to self-nominate or be nominated for seat vacancies. Please see the Call for Nominations letter by BFA Secretary Adam Norris for complete information. To learn more about BFA Standing Committees you can...

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BFA Faculty Rights & Responsibilities Re: COVID-19

July 1, 2020

The BFA Executive Committee and the BFA COVID AY20-21 Faculty Response ad-hoc committee have been meeting twice weekly since May. They have been working closely with CU administration considering the developing campus plans due to COVID-19 as they relate to faculty. Last week the committee membes unanimously approved a seven-point...