Students of CU Faculty

New Students of CU Faculty and Staff Event

Feb. 25, 2019

Do you work within the CU System AND have a student who has been admitted to CU Boulder for summer 2019 or fall 2019? If you answered yes to this question, we invite you to join us on Wednesday, March 20th from 6-7:30 p.m. for the “Students of CU Faculty...

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2019 Excellence Award Winners Announced

Feb. 25, 2019

The BFA is pleased to announce the 2019 Excellence Award Winners: Excellence in Leadership and Service Paul Beale, Physics Erin Furtak, Education Leslie Irvine, Sociology Erika Randall, Theatre & Dance Excellence in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Work John Cassano, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Russell Cropanzano, Business Nan Goodman, English Excellence...

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Chancellor Announces Instructor Pay Raise to Boulder Faculty Assembly

Feb. 13, 2019

On Feburary 7th, 2019, Chancellor Phil DiStefano addressed the Boulder Faculty Assembly. Highlighted during his presentation was an announcement regarding a new minimum salary level for instructors and senior instructors. The Chancellor also discussed several other topics including: CU's Board of Regents civics certificate proposal, and an update on the...

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BFA Supports Best Practices in Teaching Evaluation

Dec. 11, 2018

The BFA passed resolution BFA-R-2-102918.4 during the December 6 th , 2018 General Assembly meeting. The resolution is a follow-up to resolution BFA-M-1-040518 from spring 2018, which recommended the removal of two omnibus questions related to an instructor’s identity characteristics. The Boulder Daily Camera interviewed attendees at the December Assembly...

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BFA Support for CU Transgender Community

Nov. 7, 2018

The Boulder Faculty Assembly approved a statement of support for CU Boulder’s transgender and gender non-conforming students, faculty, and staff in light of recent news headlines. Other campus groups, including Chancellor Phil DiStefano also released statements recently noting: " At CU Boulder, we have support services provided to all, including...

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Attributes For Selecting the Next CU President

Oct. 4, 2018

The Boulder Faculty Assembly thanks the Board of Regents for inviting comment about the “leadership/professional attributes [we] believe our next president should possess.” In offering our comments below, we also wish to thank President Benson for his years of dedicated service. The Boulder Faculty Assembly, drawing on broad discussions over...

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BFA FA18 Committee Seat Election Results

Sept. 30, 2018

The BFA 2018 Committee Seat Vacancy elections ran from August 27th through September 25th. Vacancies were filled in two phases: internal - which were open only to BFA Representatives and external - which were open to the entire Boulder Faculty Senate. Seat terms are for three years. Full election results...

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Daily Camera: University of Colorado, Staff Look to Reduce Practice of Students Seeking Doctor's Notes

Sept. 14, 2018

The Boulder Daily Camera reports on a recent BFA resolution encouraging campus to reduce students' need to get a doctor note for an absence related to an illness. Click to see the full article.

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2018 BFA Committee Seats - Call for Nominations

Sept. 12, 2018

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BFA Fall 2018 Standing Committee Elections

Sept. 1, 2018

Elections to fill open seats on the BFA Standing Committees will take place during September. BFA Secretary Adam Norris sent a communication to BFA Representatives on Monday, August 27th outlining the seats available and processes for elections . Here’s a breakdown of the election dates: Internal elections - open only...