Board of Regents Seal

Board of Regents hears from students and faculty on DACA, immigration; reviews budget proposal; approves master's in higher education

Feb. 17, 2017

During the February 2017 meeting at the Boulder campus, the University of Colorado Board of Regents heard from students and faculty regarding DACA, immigration and other issues. The board also heard a 2017-18 budget proposal, which proposes a merit pool increase, and approved a new MA degree in higher education.Read more »
Chancellor DiStefano speaks at the 2017 Staff Council years of service appreciation event

Annual Staff Council event honors staff and retirees for years of service

Feb. 10, 2017

On Jan. 30, many long-serving CU Boulder staff members were honored at the annual staff appreciation event, joined by Chancellor Philip DiStefano, members of Staff Council and other university leadership.Read more »
Valerie Simons, Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance and Title IX coordinator

When is someone required to report to OIEC?

Feb. 10, 2017

Following up on recent statements from the chancellor about reporting obligations defined in the 2015 CU System Sexual Misconduct Policy, the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OIEC) offers the following guidance on reporting.Read more »
Chancellor Phil DiStefano, Dean of Continuing Education Sara Thompson and Provost Russ Moore with past award recipients

Now accepting nominations for staff award in outreach, engagement

Feb. 3, 2017

Now through Friday, Feb. 24, the Office for Outreach and Engagement is accepting nominations for the Anne K. Heinz Staff Award for Excellence in Outreach and Engagement.Read more »
Dean Jim Williams leads a commencement procession.

'Voice of commencement,' library Dean Jim Williams to retire in June

Feb. 1, 2017

After a nearly 30-year career leading University Libraries through advancements; promoting knowledge and research access; and serving countless organizations on campus, in his field and beyond, longtime commencement marshal and Dean Jim Williams will retire.Read more »
College of Engineering and Applied Science Assistant Dean for Communications, Strategy and Planning Phil Larson

White House, SpaceX veteran Larson joining CU Boulder

Jan. 27, 2017

Dean Bobby Braun has announced Phil Larson's appointment to assistant dean for communications, strategy and planning in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, where he will lead strategic relations.Read more »
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Alan Townsend

Townsend returns to CU Boulder, joins Research & Innovation Office

Jan. 25, 2017

Alan Townsend returns to the University of Colorado Boulder as the associate vice chancellor for research and professor of environmental studies after serving as dean and professor at Duke University.Read more »
Ann Schmeising portrait with an aerial view of the cu boulder campus in the background

Ann Schmiesing permanently named to Graduate School posts

Jan. 20, 2017

Ann Schmiesing has been named dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for graduate affairs. A professor of German and Scandinavian studies, Schmiesing has served as interim dean and vice provost since June 2016.Read more »
Employee of the Year Award recipients

Staff Council recognizes Employee of the Year Award recipients

Jan. 20, 2017

Sheryl Koutsis, Amy Lavens and Jennifer McDuffie were recently named the recipients of the annual Chancellor’s Employee of the Year Award, in recognition of exceptional job performance and remarkable contributions to the campus community.Read more »
Snowy Old Main tower with American flag overlooking the flatirons

President, chancellors sign letter supporting DACA students

Jan. 19, 2017

President Benson, Chancellor DiStefano and three other CU campus chancellors have joined hundreds of education leaders across the country in signing a letter of support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students.Read more »