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Financial Futures initiative enters next phase

June 7, 2021

Financial Futures will be led by a strategic transformation team as the initiative moves into the next phase of its existence. Financial Futures was launched in the fall of 2018 to help align campus resources with the university’s priorities and mission. The strategic transformation team is charged with ensuring Financial...

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Katrina Spencer named deputy chief financial officer

June 1, 2021

Chief financial officer Carla Ho'a has appointed Katrina Spencer to the role of deputy chief financial officer for the University of Colorado Boulder, effective June 1, 2021. As part of this role, Spencer will take on greater responsibility developing campus-wide finance strategy, coordinating with CU System colleagues and peers across...

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Spring 2021 campus budget sessions

April 12, 2021

Join Chief Financial Officer Carla Ho'a and Executive Vice Provost for Academic Resource Management Ann Schmiesing as they host their biannual overview of the CU Boulder budget and discuss the financial challenges and opportunities we face as an institution. This event is open to current CU Boulder faculty, staff, and...

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Jessica Carlsen named director of CU Book Store

March 1, 2021

Brian Groves, executive director of auxiliary services, announced Jessica Carlsen as the new director of the CU Book Store (CUBS), effective March 1. As the director, she will provide leadership and oversight for all areas within the department and will develop and enhance collaborative relationships, both on-campus and with external...

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Campus initiates redesign of budget model

Dec. 10, 2020

The University of Colorado Boulder is initiating a full redesign of the current campus budget model. A strategic alignment committee and a design committee representing constituencies from across campus will guide the creation of the new model. The undertaking will be a comprehensive rethinking of how the campus allocates its...

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Fall 2020 coffee and the campus budget sessions

Oct. 22, 2020

Grab a cup of your favorite coffee or tea and join Chief Financial Officer Carla Ho'a and Executive Vice Provost for Academic Resource Management Ann Schmiesing as they host an overview of the CU Boulder budget, how it works, and the financial challenges and opportunities we face as an institution...

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Vicki Nichol is the new controller

Sept. 1, 2020

Vicki Nichol is the new controller for the University of Colorado Boulder, effective August 24. As leader of the Controller's Office , Nichol is responsible for providing direction and oversite of financial accounting and reporting for the campus. Nichol has over 30 years of experience working in higher education. Most...

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Katrina Spencer starts as associate vice chancellor for budget and finance

May 29, 2020

Katrina Spencer will join the University of Colorado Boulder and the Finance and Business Strategy team as associate vice chancellor for budget and finance on June 1, 2020. Spencer will be responsible for providing campus-wide leadership and broad strategic oversight in the monitoring, management, and control of CU Boulder’s financial...

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Kristen Alipit named director of organizational effectiveness and engagement

March 30, 2020

Kristen Alipit has joined the Finance and Business Strategy leadership team as director of organizational effectiveness and engagement, effective April 1, 2020. In this role, Alipit will develop and deploy strategic initiatives to improve employee empowerment and engagement, and she will provide oversight of the administration and implementation of human...

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Derek Silva joins Finance and Business Strategy as assistant vice chancellor for business strategy

Jan. 31, 2020

Carla Ho'a, CU Boulder chief financial officer, welcomes Derek Silva as the assistant vice chancellor for business strategy. Silva will report to Ho'a on the Finance and Business Strategy team, effective February 1, 2020. In this position, Silva will research, explore, and initiate new revenue-generating opportunities for the university. Silva...

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