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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...

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BFA December Assembly Meeting Overview with Address by Provost Moore

Dec. 6, 2022

The BFA held it's final meeting of fall semester on December 1, 2022 via Zoom. Provost Russell Moore addressed members at the top of the meeting and reviewed specific topics of interest to the faculty including: Update regarding restricted proprietary and classified research funding – this type of research specific...

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A Common Curriculum Proposal - Approval Process - Fall 2022

Nov. 7, 2022

The Common Curriculum Planning committee submitted their final proposal to Provost Moore on October 7, 2022 for review. Campus faculty in each college and school* as well as BFA Representatives will vote by November 18, 2022 to approve the proposal. **Update November 7, 2022** Following the BFA October 20, 2022...

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BFA November Assembly Meeting

Nov. 3, 2022

The Boulder Faculty Assembly held a regular zoom meeting on Thursday, November 3, 2022. There were presentations by two campus groups: 1. The CU Honor Code office and faculty members of the Honor Code Advisory Board (HCAB) - data from the past four years was reviewed along with updates on...

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Nominations Open for the 2023 BFA Excellence Awards

Nov. 2, 2022

Excellence Awardees from 2020-2022 with Provost Moore and BFA Chair Beechy The BFA is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2023 Excellence Awards. The awards specifically recognize outstanding work and a concerted effort to make advances in the academy. The Chancellor provides financial support for these...