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Semiannual CU-city meeting focuses on collaboration in wake of University Hill riot

March 11, 2021

Chancellor Philip DiStefano and Boulder Mayor Sam Weaver were joined by several members of their teams to discuss topics of importance and partnership between the university and city.

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Fiscal resilience builds flexibility to engage CU Boulder’s mission

Feb. 17, 2021

As CU Boulder carries out its academic mission amid the COVID-19 pandemic and takes important steps to advance diversity, equity and inclusion, the university remains committed to a third priority—fiscal resilience—that supports the entirety of CU Boulder’s mission.

Old Main in the fall

Regents weigh in on new building names, tuition, compensation, more

Feb. 11, 2021

At its Feb. 11 meeting, the CU Board of Regents voted to approve the new names of a pair of buildings and held a preliminary discussion on tuition, fees and compensation. The board also formally recognized members of the 2020 cohort of distinguished professors.

Lucile Berkeley Buchanan (from the Buchanan Archives)

CU regents approve renaming of 2 campus buildings

Feb. 11, 2021

Approved are the new names of two buildings––one after pioneering alumna and lifelong educator Lucile Berkeley Buchanan and another after Professor Emeritus Albert Ramírez and his late wife, Vera, who for many years provided support, mentorship and guidance to first-generation and other underrepresented students.

A CU building in downtown Denver

Updates on online and distance education

Feb. 2, 2021

The University of Colorado system has announced a search for a new leader of its Office of Digital Education and is seeking input on a first draft of a Master Services Agreement between the ODE and the four CU campuses.

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Provost, chief operating officer ask campus to prepare for budget cuts

Jan. 29, 2021

In a Jan. 29 letter, CU Boulder Provost Russ Moore and Chief Operating Officer Patrick O’Rourke asked the campus to prepare for continuing budget cuts in the upcoming fiscal year.

Patrick O'Rourke

Patrick O’Rourke named chief operating officer for CU Boulder

Jan. 27, 2021

Patrick O’Rourke, who has served the University of Colorado system for more than 15 years as an attorney, administrator and adjunct faculty member, will remain in his role as CU Boulder’s chief operating officer.

Old Main

Regents’ retreat brings discussion of COVID-19 vaccines, swearing in of new members

Jan. 7, 2021

The CU Board of Regents held its annual retreat Jan. 7, hearing updates on COVID-19 impacts, diversifying tuition revenue, the strategic plan and more. Also, three new board members were sworn in.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to continue in spring semester

Dec. 17, 2020

CU Boulder will continue to move major initiatives forward during the current academic year and beyond—including the pivotal work of the IDEA Council to prioritize and implement recommendations included in the Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence in Academics Plan.

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

DiStefano briefs state committee on CU Boulder request for state capital appropriation

Dec. 16, 2020

Chancellor Philip DiStefano recently highlighted proposed renewals of the Hellems Arts and Sciences and Guggenheim Geography buildings as he advocated for the modernization of CU Boulder’s historic buildings before the state legislature’s Capital Development Committee.