Diversity and Inclusion Summit attendees sit in a circle and talk.

Academic Futures year 3: Progress on our priorities

Dec. 10, 2019

This fall marked year three of Academic Futures. Read about the progress so far this year on the campus’s four priority themes and projects, along with concurrent work on other Academic Futures themes and projects.

Future-of-work strategist Heather McGowan

Revisit the Sept. 25 talk by labor futurist Heather McGowan

Nov. 8, 2019

Provost Russ Moore and Chief Operating Officer Kelly Fox invite you to revisit the Sept. 25 CU Boulder talk by labor futurist Heather McGowan, which focuses on how higher education institutions can confront the changing nature of work.

Old Main building during fall

Academic Futures themes and projects continue to make progress

Nov. 5, 2019

Get the latest on making excellence inclusive; creating a common student-centered approach to teaching and learning; teaching and technology, online and distance education; accreditation and more.

Old Main building during fall

Academic Futures themes and projects taking shape on campus

Oct. 1, 2019

Get the latest on the interdisciplinarity report; making excellence inclusive; creating a common student-centered approach to teaching and learning; teaching and technology, online and distance education; and more.

Old main in fall

Interdisciplinarity Working Group report to post for campus review Oct. 1

Sept. 19, 2019

The report offers a number of concrete recommendations anchored in institutional change for CU Boulder, including the creation of teaching academies and formation of an interdisciplinary incubator.

Future-of-work strategist Heather McGowan

Future Forward event Sept. 25 to feature futurist Heather McGowan, initiatives panel discussion

Sept. 16, 2019

Internationally renowned future-of-work strategist Heather McGowan will speak on higher education challenges, followed by a panel discussion with the leaders of CU Boulder’s strategic initiatives on how Academic Futures priorities are advancing our commitment to furthering the public good.

Students using a Kubi device for distance learning

Provost, COO announce new online and distance learning organization

Sept. 13, 2019

Russell Moore and Kelly Fox today announced they are accepting the recommendations of the Academic Futures-Financial Futures Online Strategy Working Group to create a single coherent online and distance organization to serve the campus.

Anne Miller, a CU Boulder International Affairs major, uses new OIT technology called "Kubi" (Japanese word for neck) to attend an Arabic language class face-to-face while recovering from an injury.

Teaching and technology, online and distance education

Sept. 3, 2019

Academic Futures recommended a comprehensive approach to teaching with technology and reimagining online and distance education as one of four lead projects.

Students show their work during the ATLAS Institute Research Showcase. (Photo by Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado)

Interdisciplinary teaching, research and creative works

Sept. 3, 2019

Interdisciplinary teaching, research and creative work have long been expressed values of the faculty, strong desires of generations of students and exciting challenges to staff.

People bike and walk past Old Main

Other Academic Futures project updates

Sept. 3, 2019

Learn more about projects including governance; campus success; what it means to be a public university; sustaining, supporting and inspiring our community; and internationalizing the campus.

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