Published: July 30, 2021

The CU Boulder Conference on World Affairs welcomes applications for a 2021-22 CU student board member vacancy. All CU Boulder undergraduate or graduate students are welcome to apply. No prior CWA experience is required.

The CWA Board consists of ten members: four people appointed annually by the Chancellor’s Office, including the Faculty Director and three from among current University faculty and staff serving at least half-time; four people from the Boulder Community, of which one will be the Community Outreach Chair and one will be the Community Program Chair (or designee) and the remaining two members will be elected by the Program Committee; and two CU Boulder students selected by the CWA Board.

For a list of current board members, visit the CWA Board webpage.

Mission of Conference on World Affairs: Through a collaboration that strengthens the relationship between CU-Boulder and the Boulder community, continue to provide a high quality, financially sustainable opportunity to interact with experts in a wide array of subjects related to world affairs. We aim to foster a deeper understanding of issues to benefit students, faculty, staff, the Boulder community, and the people of Colorado.

Board Description: The Board has authority to make determinations with respect to policy and strategy, consistent with the Conference Strategic Plan and policies and procedures of the University. The full CWA Governance Structure and Bylaws, and details regarding the role of the Board in CWA governance, can be found on the CWA website. The full CWA Strategic Plan also can be found on the CWA website.

Review the full CWA Board job description and board responsibilities and to view other Board documents on the CWA Board Webpage.

If you are a CU undergraduate or graduate student interested in serving on the CWA Board please contact CWA at by September 31.

Review the CWA Board Job Description

Interested? Send us an email at We'd love to hear from you!