Published: Jan. 31, 2019

Tuesday’s CU Advocacy Day at the Capitol brought together advocates, supporters and state lawmakers. It featured appearances by Colorado’s new governor and lieutenant governor and was made even more special by tributes from state lawmakers to President Bruce Benson, who also reflected on his nearly 11 years at the helm of the university.

The annual event drew about 160 members of the CU Advocates, the official grassroots network of the university, and others, including members of the University Perspectives program. The advocacy event, which included a breakfast with legislators, took place at the Denver Consistory adjacent to the capitol. 

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