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 »
Melissa Zak

Zak named assistant vice chancellor of safety

Dec. 16, 2016

University of Colorado Boulder Police Chief Melissa Zak, who for the past three years has helped lead the campus through crises and high-profile events such as floods, a presidential debate and demonstrations, will assume a new role Jan. 1 as the university’s assistant vice chancellor of safety.Read more »
Chancellor DiStefano

Campus conversation regarding Yiannopoulos visit continues, evolves

Dec. 14, 2016

Earlier today, senior campus leadership received a letter from more than 200 faculty members and a petition signed by more than 200 graduate students. The documents asked the administration to lend their support to events proposed as alternatives to the Milo Yiannopoulos talk on Jan. 25. Chancellor DiStefano met with faculty and graduate student representatives to hear their concerns, and provided preliminary responses via letter to both groups.Read more »
Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives William Kuskin

VP/AVC Kuskin on mapping CU Boulder's international terrain

Dec. 12, 2016

Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives William Kuskin, in conjunction with the chancellor’s and provost’s offices, announces three new international education initiatives with a goal of better understanding CU Boulder's international standing.Read more »