The CU Boulder Outreach Awards Committee is composed of faculty and staff from multiple academic disciplines.

The committee meets each spring to review proposals and selects outstanding projects that meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Respond to a direct request made by a school or community group
  • Establish a long-term relationship with a group or community
  • Serve a community with limited access to CU Boulder programs
  • Make the work of CU Boulder’s distinguished faculty accessible to the public
  • Involve CU Boulder undergraduate and graduate students in project development, implementation and or/evaluation

Professor Joseph Ryan
Committee Chair
Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering
College of Engineering and Applied Science

Associate Professor Bruce Bergner
Department of Theatre & Dance
College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Jaelyn Eberle
Department of Geological Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

Associate Professor Jennifer Hayghe
Department of Piano and Keyboard
College of Music

Associate Professor Jill Litt
Environmental Studies Program
College of Arts and Sciences

Associate Professor Kelty Logan
Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design
College of Media, Communication and Information

Associate Professor Enrique López
Department of STEM Education
School of Education

Alice Madden
Executive Director, Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment
Colorado Law

David Meens
Director, Office for Outreach and Engagement
Faculty Affiliate, School of Education

Senior Instructor Don Oest
Department of Social Responsibility and Sustainability
Leeds School of Business