Published: June 26, 2018

2018-19 Application Information

The Application Period is now closed. 

Submit application materials to:

Since 1987 the University Perspective Program has enhanced the knowledge base of the University of Colorado staff. With over 540 graduates, the University Perspective Program engages participants with campus and university leaders to provide an in-depth understanding of inner workings of the University. The program is sponsored by Organizational and Employee Development (OED) in the Department of Human Resources. Applications are being accepted for the 2018-2019 program. Learn more about the University Perspective Program.

Program Information


The University Perspective Program is an eight-month program that runs from September 2018 through April 2019.


  • Engagement with Boulder campus administrators and distinguished faculty
  • Visits to notable locations
  • Networking opportunities
  • Meet with the Boulder City Manager, attend a legislative session at the State Capitol, and hear from members of the CU President's executive team during visits to each campus of the University of Colorado System and the System Office.

 Selection Process

Interested employees must submit a complete application packet to Human Resources. Applications are accepted via email only.

Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be a staff member at CU Boulder
  • Have support of immediate Supervisor to participate in the program
  • Be able to fully participate in all program sessions

Strong consideration will be given to emerging or current leaders at all levels of the organization who are professionally ready for a deeper immersion into the inner workings of the University

Applications will be reviewed by the appropriate Vice Chancellors office. Final selections are made by the applicant’s Division leadership. The program manager will notify selected applicants in August.  

For questions, contact the University Perspective Program Manager:

Lauren Harris
Senior Training and Development Specialist
University Perspective Program Manager
Department of Human Resources
p. 303-492-6597