New Director of INSTAAR Alan Townsend

Alan Townsend named new director of INSTAAR

Oct. 5, 2017

After an internal search, Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Terri Fiez appointed Alan Townsend director of INSTAAR. After 17 years at CU Boulder and a stretch at Duke University, Townsend returned as associate vice chancellor for research earlier this year.

Old Main on CU Boulder campus.

Campus reiterates support of international community after new restrictions announced

Sept. 27, 2017

CU Boulder stands firmly with our international community and reminds the campus that the travel restrictions do not affect the immigration status of those who are already present in the U.S.

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Foundations of Excellence: Evaluating the first-year experience

Sept. 13, 2017

The Foundations of Excellence initiative is a campus-wide effort to evaluate the first-year undergraduate experience in coordination with the Unified Student Experience project. Learn more at the open forums Sept. 19 and 20.

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Building an ethical culture on campus

Sept. 8, 2017

With an advisory group report in, assessing our ethical culture and making recommendations about how to foster a principled culture on campus, the next step is the formation of a follow-up committee.

University of Colorado Board of Regents

Board of Regents hears report on CU's economic impact, preliminary enrollment numbers, more

Sept. 7, 2017

At its regular meeting, the Board of Regents heard updates on a recently conducted economic impact study of CU, heard a report on preliminary enrollment data and voted to approve the re-launch of the Master of Laws degree program on the Boulder campus.

New Assistant Vice Chancellor for Budget & Fiscal Planning Madeline Sembrat

Madeline Sembrat to lead Budget & Fiscal Planning as new AVC

Aug. 15, 2017

Madeline A. Sembrat, previously the director of finance within the School of Medicine at CU Anschutz, joins CU Boulder with over 25 years of budget and finance experience within the CU system.

New Executive Director of Real Estate Services Derek Silva

Real Estate Services welcomes new executive director

Aug. 15, 2017

Derek Silva will manage the acquisition of strategic real estate assets and represent the university in leasing arrangements.

AVC for Strategic Media Relations Candace Smith

Candace Smith named CU Boulder's AVC of media relations

Aug. 1, 2017

Strategic Relations and Communications welcomes Candace Smith, who will oversee efforts to advance CU Boulder's reputation and manage crisis communications.

Steven Leigh, James White

Leigh to join anthropology faculty; White to serve as A&S dean

July 11, 2017

After completing his appointment as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), Steven R. Leigh plans to return to the faculty to pursue further research and increase interactions with students. Serving as the new dean will be James White.

The University of Colorado Board of Regents

Board of Regents approves operating budget for 2017–18, 3 new degrees, new aerospace engineering building

June 16, 2017

At its regular meeting, the Board of Regents voted to approve the operating budget for the CU system and all four campuses; three new CU Boulder degrees; seven capital construction projects on the Boulder campus; and a contract extension for football Head Coach Mike MacIntyre.