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Real Estate Services joins Finance and Business Strategy

Aug. 31, 2022

Carla Ho’a, chief financial officer, announced that CU Boulder's Real Estate Services (RES) will join Finance and Business Strategy (FBS), effective September 1, 2022. Rebecca Fell will remain executive director of Real Estate Services and report to Derek Silva , associate vice chancellor for business strategy. RES provides full-service real...

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Ana Leahy named director of the Children’s Center

Aug. 18, 2022

Brian Groves, executive director of FBS auxiliary services , announced Ana Leahy as the new director of the CU Children’s Center , effective August 15. Leahy brings over 20 years of classroom teaching and administrative leadership to the Children’s Center. She has worked across the US and in Ireland, serving...

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Todd Haggerty announced as CU Boulder's chief financial officer

Aug. 17, 2022

Chief Operating Officer Patrick O’Rourke has announced Todd Haggerty as the new vice chancellor and chief financial officer for CU Boulder, effective October 17. The CFO reports directly to O’Rourke and oversees CU Boulder's Finance and Business Strategy organization. Haggerty, who currently serves in the same role at CU Denver,...

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Brad Weiner named chief data officer

June 22, 2022

CU Boulder has named Brad Weiner the new chief data officer for campus, effective July 1. Weiner has been serving as the interim chief data officer since September 2021. In an email to campus leadership, campus CFO Carla Ho’a described Weiner’s selection as the result of a highly competitive national...

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New budget model approved by leadership

May 24, 2022

Executive sponsors of the budget model redesign project launched in December 2020 have approved a new budget model recommendation for the Boulder campus. The recommendation, submitted by the project’s Strategic Alignment and Design committees earlier this month, is the result of 15 months of work completed by CU Boulder deans,...

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Derek Silva named associate vice chancellor for business strategy

May 9, 2022

Chief financial officer Carla Ho'a has appointed Derek Silva to the role of associate vice chancellor for business strategy, effective May 1, 2022. This change recognizes Silva's increased responsibility in promoting and advancing the CU Boulder Enterprise Corporation (CUBEC) and expanding Finance and Business Strategy's integrated auxiliary structure. Silva has...

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CU Boulder launches national search for new chief financial officer

April 9, 2022

A national search for the university’s next vice chancellor and chief financial officer is underway, with the goal of identifying a final candidate by September. Ann Schmiesing, executive vice provost for academic resource management, is chairing the CFO search committee , whose membership includes representation from shared governance, administrative support...

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Spring 2022 coffee and campus budget sessions

Feb. 4, 2022

Join chief financial officer Carla Ho'a, deputy chief financial officer Katrina Spencer, and executive vice provost for academic resource management Ann Schmiesing as they host their biannual overview of the CU Boulder budget and discuss the new budget model prototype set to roll out next fiscal year. This online event...

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Carla Ho’a announces retirement

Feb. 3, 2022

Carla Ho’a, vice chancellor and chief financial officer at CU Boulder, has announced her retirement, effective November 2022. Ho’a has served the University of Colorado for more than 30 years. Her first job with CU was with the former CU Health Sciences Center campus, where she worked as a high...

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Kathryn Tisdale to report to CFO as director of communications and strategic initiatives

Oct. 27, 2021

Kathryn Tisdale returns to Finance and Business Strategy (FBS) as director of communications and strategic initiatives, effective November 1, 2021. In this role, Tisdale will report directly to the chief financial officer and provide support for communication priorities and projects across Finance and Business Strategy. Tisdale will also supervise the...