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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...

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BFA Resolution on Faculty Principles in COVID Campus Planning

May 15, 2020

At the BFA May General Assembly meeting resolution BFA-R-1-042920 was introduced. Members reviewed the resolution regarding faculty principles and recomendations for administrative policy regarding the COVID crisis and it's impacts in particular with AY20-21 campus planning. Since this was the final Assembly meeting of the year, members voted to delay...

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Guidance on the Promotion of Student and Faculty Mental Health from the BFA Student Affairs Committee

April 30, 2020

The following text is from an email sent on behalf of the BFA Student Affairs Committee regarding the promotion of mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 crisis. This message was reviewed and approved by both the BFA Executive Committee and the CU Joint Information Center, and was sent to...

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Advice and Guidance from the CU Boulder Honor Code Advisory Board

April 30, 2020

The following text is from an email sent by the CU Boulder Honor Code Advisory Board to the Boulder Faculty Assembly regarding guidelines for how to handle honor code violations during the abrupt change to remote learning. This message was reviewed and approved by the CU Joint Information Center, and...

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2020 Hazel Barnes Prize Award to Adam Bradley

April 23, 2020

English Professor Adam Bradely was announced as the recipient of the 2020 Hazel Barnes Prize, the most esteemed award a faculty member can receive from the university. Nominated for his impact as both a teacher and a researcher, Bradely was described by Phillip Distefano as "exemplify(ing)the qualities of leadership, innovation...

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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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Chancellor DiStefano and Graduate School Dean Meet with BFA

Feb. 11, 2020

Chanc ellor Phil DiStefano met with Boulder Faculty Assembly members at the February 6 th General Assembly meeting to discuss academic freedom, mental health and expanded graduate student benefits, among other things. Other presentations included one on the graduate school strategic plan presented by Dean Scott Adler, and a memorial...

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BFA At-Large Representative Elections - Spring 2020

Feb. 6, 2020

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 5 At-Large Representative Other Units (Non-A&S)* Nominations are open from Monday, February 10, 2020 through Monday, February 24, 2020. Faculty...

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In Memoriam: Remembering Uriel Nauenberg

Feb. 4, 2020

Long-time University of Colorado physics professor and two time BFA chair Uriel Nauenberg passed away on Dec. 31, 2019 in Palo Alto, California at age 81. Nauenberg was dedicated to his craft; he was widely recognized for his contributions to particle and high energy physics. He published over 1000 papers...

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The BFA and SCCR Present Honor Code Town Halls

Nov. 13, 2019

A new Honor Code process, was launched in Spring 2018, and was formally approved by Provost Moore in July of 2019. The new process involves an Honor Code Advisory Board, comprised of faculty , students, and a Hearing Officer from Student Conduct and Conflict resolution. The honor code is now...