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Fall 2023 - Academic Calendar Reform

Nov. 8, 2023

As part of campus goals for student academic success as well as health & wellness, campus will be moving to a new academic calendar that has a slightly shorter semester (70 instructional days per semester rather than 73). The goals of the new calendar are to: Support student well-being and...

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BFA Assembly Meeting - November 2, 2023

Nov. 7, 2023

The Boulder Faculty Assembly held a regular meeting on Thursday, November 2, 2023 via Zoom. Don Oest, chair of the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee (IAC) introduced Kris Livingston, Executive Sr. Associate Athletic Director of Student Success at the Herbst Academic Center which provides academic support services for student athletes. The center...

BFA Intercollegiate Athletics Committee hosts Conversations with Athletics -

Oct. 26, 2023

Please join the BFA Intercollegiate Athletics committee (IAC) for our next installment of the Campus-Athletic Conversation Series for AY23-24. Each session will include a presentation from an Athletic Department representative followed by discussion and Q&A. Topics for this academic year will include the athletic department overview, the safety, health and...

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BFA May 4, 2023 Assembly Meeting

May 8, 2023

The BFA held it's final meeting of the year in the Chancellor's Hall/Auditorium in the CASE Building on Thursday, May 4, 2023. The meeting began with the annual recognition of the Faculty 50 Years of Service awards sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Boulder Faculty Assembly. Provost...

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BFA Announces 2023 BFA Excellence Awards Winners

March 9, 2023

The Boulder Faculty Assembly is pleased to announce the winners for the 2023 Excellence Awards! ♦Excellence in Leadership & Serivce♦ Cassandra Brooks, Environmental Studies Janet Donavan, Political Science ♦Excellence in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Work♦ Meredith Betterton, Physics Benjamin Teitelbaum, Music & International Affairs ♦Excellence in Teaching♦ Nicole V. Jobin,...

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BFA March 2 General Assembly Meeting

March 2, 2023

On Thursday, March 2, 2023 the BFA Assembly held it's monthly meeting at 4pm via Zoom. Members heard from campus partners on the following areas: Health & Wellness Services - this unit has recently made some changes in structure as well as to offerings for campus faculty & staff. Interim...

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Spring '23 CU Boulder AI Colloquium Series

Feb. 23, 2023

Spring '23 Boulder AI Colloquium Series (Three Sessions) Sponsored by the Boulder Faculty Assembly and the Office of Academic Affairs, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning Given the explosion of interest in AI both within and outside academia, the Boulder faculty will be holding a series of colloquia...

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BFA February 2, 2023 General Assembly Meeting

Feb. 2, 2023

The Boulder Faculty Assembly held it's first meeting of spring semester on Thursday, February 2, 2023 via Zoom. The following items were on the agenda: Katherine Eggert, SVP of Academic Planning and Assement gave members an update on the propsal for a campus common curriculum from fall and on next...


New Health and Wellness Benefits for Faculty

Jan. 31, 2023

AcademicLiveCare (ALC) - New Employee Benefit AcademicLiveCare (ALC) provides free telehealth services, including medical and mental health appointments. This service is free to all CU Boulder faculty, staff and students regardless of your health insurance plan. What can I use AcademicLiveCare (ALC) for? Medical Concerns Coughs/colds Sinus/ear infections Allergies Strep...

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Public Access to Federally Funded Research - BFA, RIO, & LIBR session on OSTP Memo

Jan. 19, 2023

In August 2022, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy issued a memorandum calling on all federal agencies to make “articles resulting from all U.S. federally funded research freely available and publicly accessible by default in agency-designated repositories without any embargo or delay after publication.” Federal agencies must...