Chancellor Philip DiStefano
Chancellor DiStefano: Leadership update on implementation of 8 immediate actions for change

July 7, 2020

Chancellor DiStefano has asked Vice Chancellor Bob Boswell to lead the implementation of the eight immediate actions announced on June 18 to improve anti-racism, diversity, inclusion and equity efforts on campus.
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CU president, chancellors join in statement on recent federal ruling on student visas

July 7, 2020

Chancellor DiStefano joined with President Mark Kennedy and the other chancellors in the CU system to communicate their support of CU's international students following a recent federal ruling on student visas.
Michael Atkins
Custodian-turned-principal still straightening out education system

July 2, 2020

After moving up the ranks from custodian to principal, Michael Atkins has his sights set on an even broader goal—transforming the education system.
CU Police Chief Doreen Jokerst and other area law enforcement officials take a photo with students during Black Lives Matter march
CUPD chief, law enforcement officials to continue talks with students to build mutual trust, understanding

June 30, 2020

CU Boulder Police Chief Doreen Jokerst and other area law enforcement officials plan to meet with a group of students over the next two weeks to build on discussions started in early June.
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NCAA Board of Governors, DiStefano bolster college athletics’ stand against confederate imagery

June 23, 2020

The NCAA Board of Governors, which includes CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, strengthened the association’s policy against display of the confederate flag as a wave of momentum to remove confederate monuments and imagery sweeps across the country.
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Write to Change the World applications open through July 6

June 23, 2020

Is your voice underrepresented in public conversation? If so, you’re encouraged to apply for a spot in Write to Change the World, a workshop created by the OpEd Project and brought to campus by the College of Media, Communication and Information.
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Engineering selected to host National Society of Black Engineers leadership conference this year and next

June 19, 2020

The College Engineering and Applied Science will host the NSBE conference—the premier training program for approximately 250 national and regional officers who spend multiple days focused on leadership and skill-building.
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Juneteenth: Celebrating and learning with events, resources

June 18, 2020

Each year, June 19 marks the Juneteenth celebration of Black freedom and commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. The date also provides an opportunity to deepen understanding and learn.
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CU leadership reaffirms support for DACA students after Supreme Court ruling

June 18, 2020

In a joint statement, Chancellor Phil DiStefano, CU President Mark Kennedy and chancellors from three other CU campuses reiterated their support for DACA students, who are “valued members of our community who add a unique perspective and enrich the diversity of our campuses.”
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University Libraries share Juneteenth resources

June 18, 2020

University Libraries personnel have created a resource guide to celebrate Juneteenth, offering information on local and virtual events, digital projects, resources for learning more and ways to celebrate at home.

As a campus, we condemn all acts of racist violence and discriminatory behavior

June 5, 2020

A series of racist, discriminatory and threatening social media messages – some posted by current and incoming students – have come to light in recent days. We have seen these cruel, thoughtless and hurtful posts, and we reject this offensive behavior. Read more about the actions our campus is taking to combat systemic racism and bias-motived behavior

Be Inclusive Every Day

May 21, 2019

Inclusive Excellence Belongs to All of Us! In early May 2019, the Inclusion, Diversity, and Excellence in Academics (IDEA) Plan steering committee released an update in CU Boulder Today regarding the status of the revised draft IDEA Plan. Visit the ODECE website to read the draft plan . As noted...

Spring Diversity and Inclusion Summit, pedagogy workshops on the horizon

Jan. 31, 2019

A wellspring of activities will provide students, faculty and staff with many opportunities to learn how the university continues to engage the community at all levels to make excellence inclusive at CU Boulder. The spring Diversity and Inclusion Summit will take place on Feb. 12 and extend the theme explored...

Scene at CU: CU system Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Nov. 15, 2018

There was something for everyone at the CU system Diversity and Inclusion Summit. Attendees heard from best-selling author Beverly Tatum, CU leadership and peers at a variety of compelling sessions ranging in topic from student support through remote presence technology to women in the workplace, global "Englishes," being unapologetically oneself...

Eva Lacy, left, an academic advisor, introduces herself to Beverly Daniel Tatum following Daniel Tatum's conversation with University of Colorado Chancellor Phil DiStefano to kick off a two-day, system-wide summit on diversity and inclusion. (Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer)

CU Boulder turns focus to diversity at two-day seminar

Nov. 13, 2018

Eva Lacy, left, an academic advisor, introduces herself to Beverly Daniel Tatum following Daniel Tatum's conversation with University of Colorado Chancellor Phil DiStefano to kick off a two-day, system-wide summit on diversity and inclusion. ( Cliff Grassmick / Staff Photographer ) Imagine posing for a group photo. The first thing...

10 sessions to attend at the Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Nov. 8, 2018

Intent vs. Impact: Improving Inclusive Interactions will open at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the University Memorial Center's Glenn Miller Ballroom with remarks by Alphonse Keasley, associate vice chancellor in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement , CU President Bruce Benson, Boulder City Manager Jane Brautigam...

Campus diversity plan to post on Nov. 9

Nov. 5, 2018

The Inclusion, Diversity, Excellence and Academics Plan (IDEA Plan) will be posted for community review on Friday, Nov. 9, on the ODECE website . The plan is the culmination of more than six months’ work by the IDEA Plan authoring and revising committees . It is a continuously renewing blueprint...