APS 1025 Grading Policy Changes - College & School Faculty Poll

April 12, 2022

On February 22, 2022, Ravinder Singh, chair of the CU System Faculty Council Educational Policy and University Standards Committee (EPUS) , sent a memo to the deans of schools/colleges on all four CU campuses . The memo asked the deans to conduct a vote of the faculty members of their...


BFA Executive Committee Endorses CU Faculty Council Statement on Ukraine

March 31, 2022

On March 28, 2022 the BFA Executive Committee endorsed the below statement by the CU Faculty Council regarding the recent invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation: Dear Colleagues, The University of Colorado Faculty Council condemns the Russian Federation’s unprovoked and inhumane invasion of Ukraine, a sovereign nation. At the...

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BFA Climate Committee Panel at Conference on World Affairs

March 29, 2022

Members of the BFA Climate, Science, and Education Committee (CSEC) have arranged a panel discussion at the 2022 Conference on World Affairs. The panel titled: Climate Change: A Global Challenge with Local Opportunities will take place on Friday, April 8 from 10:30 to 11:40 a.m. in UMC 235. The panel...

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Spring 2022 BFA Officers Elections - Call for Nominations

March 28, 2022

Spring 2022 BFA Officer Elections The following seats will be up for election in April, and will be voted on at the April 28 Assembly meeting via Qualtrics. These seats are open to any BFA Assembly representatives. Nominations will run from March 28 through April 13. Please see the call...


BFA discussion re: Resolution for TIAA Divestment

March 8, 2022

In February, members of the BFA Budget & Planning Committee (BPC) along with members from the BFA Climate, Science, and Education Committee (CSEC) agreed to create a joint subcommittee to create a resolution calling on CU's retirement fund company TIAA to divest from it's holdings in oil and gas. The...

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BFA Announces 2022 BFA Excellence Awards Winners

Feb. 24, 2022

The BFA is pleased to announce the 2022 Excellence Awardees ! ♦Excellence in Leadership & Serivce♦ Janet Casagrand, Integrative Physiology Susan Thomas, Musicology Wendy Young, Chemical and Biological Engineering ♦Excellence in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Work♦ Marcia Douglas, English Michael Hermele, Physics Laura Michaelis, Linguistics ♦Excellence in Teaching & Pedagogy♦...

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Spring 2022 BFA At-Large Representatives Elections - Call for Nominations

Feb. 3, 2022

Elections for BFA Assembly At-Large Representatives occur each year during February and March. At-Large Representative seats are open to all eligible campus faculty and are voted on by the full faculty senate. Non-A&S units include: Leeds School of Business, College of Engineering, College of Media, Communication, and Information (CMCI), CU...

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Google Storage Migration - BFA & OIT Listening Sessions

Jan. 20, 2022

BFA & OIT Faculty Listening Sessions Re: Google Storage Migration Do you use Google to store datasets, backups, large media files, recordings, images, or other files? If so, you may be affected by Google’s previously announced end to unlimited storage for the academic community, and OIT wants to hear from...

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BFA Assembly Considers Revisions For Two Academic Policies on Grading

Jan. 18, 2022

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022, BFA Chair Tiffany Beechy sent the following message to BFA representatives: Dear BFA Reps, I write with a time-sensitive pair of proposals regarding grade policy that we will be voting on at the February 3rd General Assembly. 1) The first concerns the grade-replacement policy that...

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2022 BFA Excellence Awards - Update

Jan. 13, 2022

2022 BFA Excellence Awards - Deadline Extended to Monday, February 7, 2022 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...