Richard Rokos became head coach of the ski team almost 22 years ago, making him the “dean” of current Buff head coaches. The Czech native went into the 2012 season having led CU to six national titles.
In 1951 professor Dick Jessor arrived in Boulder expecting to “slum for awhile before moving to civilization on either the West or East Coast.” Instead he founded the university’s Institute of Behavioral Science and stayed for six decades.
At age 24, CU student Anthony Hull has already hosted several television and online programs, including for Fox Sports Net. He is an actor who produced a documentary about the CU student experience last spring.
Charged with preserving and promoting CU history, the CU Heritage Center is located on the third floor of Old Main. Director Kay Oltmans has been the primary caretaker of everything from a moon rock to the stuffed head of Ralphie I.
Before vice chancellor of student affairs Julie Wong arrived two years ago, she was preparing to travel the world on Semester at Sea. Today she oversees a multitude of departments from Wardenburg Health Center to the Alumni Association.