Student-athletes record highest cumulative, second-best term GPA's this past spring

July 25, 2013

The spring semester grade numbers are in for the University of Colorado athletic program, and the most recent news parallels that of the last four years as the 300 student-athletes enrolled in the 2013 spring semester had a collective term grade point average of 2.892.

Rick George eager to embrace changes at CU-Boulder

July 18, 2013

Things have changed at CU. What Rick George steps into in 2013, both locally and nationally, bears little resemblance to what he left when he waved so-long to college athletics in 1998. Since then, he’s remained in sports but in different positions at different levels – a factor that played well to the CU search committee. “I’ve been in sports all my life and never done anything else . . . I don’t want to do anything else,” George told athletic department staffers about an hour before his introductory press conference in the Byron White Club Room at Folsom Field. Read the whole story at CUBuffs.com >>

DiStefano names Rick George next Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at CU-Boulder

July 17, 2013

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano today named Rick George as director of intercollegiate athletics at CU-Boulder, effective Aug. 12, 2013. George currently serves as president of business operations for the Texas Rangers major league baseball team and has spent more than three decades as a sports executive in the collegiate and professional ranks, including a stint as assistant athletic director for football operations for CU from 1987-91.

DiStefano names search committee for new CU-Boulder athletic department director

June 21, 2013

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano today announced the formation of a search committee to find a new director of intercollegiate athletics. CU Athletic Director Mike Bohn resigned from the post as AD effective June 3, 2013.

DiStefano names Ceal Barry interim director of intercollegiate athletics at CU-Boulder

May 28, 2013

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano has named Adele Cecilia “Ceal” Barry interim director of intercollegiate athletics for the university, effective Monday, June 3. Barry currently serves as associate athletic director for student services and senior woman administrator (an NCAA designation) in the department.

CU Athletics honors its academic best

April 25, 2013

Over three dozen University of Colorado student-athletes, including 15 with perfect 4.00 grade point averages last year, were honored for a variety of outstanding academic accomplishments Tuesday morning at the 21st Annual Student-Athlete Academic Recognition Banquet.

C-Unit: The story of a student section

March 13, 2013

On a typical Thursday night during the 2012-13 Colorado basketball season, the energy at the Coors Events Center was electric. The student section was a sea of black and gold, and a loud one at that. Music from the band was interspersed with a constant stream of cheers, ranging from the traditional fight song to a rendition of Twisted Sister’s “We’re Not Gonna Take It” during an opponent’s free throw shot: “You’re not gonna make it, anymoooore...”

CU-Boulder officials unveil $170 million athletic facilities upgrade proposal for CU’s Board of Regents

Feb. 20, 2013

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, Athletic Director Mike Bohn and new head football coach Mike MacIntyre today unveiled a $170 million, multi-year proposal to upgrade CU-Boulder’s football facilities before the Intercollegiate Athletics subcommittee of the CU Board of Regents at the board’s monthly meeting in Colorado Springs.

Shalaya Kipp named 2012 College Women's Athlete-of-the-Year

Jan. 10, 2013

The 2013 calendar year is starting off on a great note for University of Colorado senior Shalaya Kipp as she was named the 2012 College Women's Athlete-of-the-Year as selected by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Brooks: MacIntyre makes winning first impression

Dec. 10, 2012

It was a whirlwind day for Mike MacIntyre, who was approached by CU, presented a weekend offer and accepted before first setting foot on the Boulder campus. He arrived in Colorado at mid-afternoon Monday, met with CU President Bruce Benson, Chancellor Phil DiStefano and Bohn, then met with his new team for about 35 minutes prior to the press conference. He advised them to “do well on exams, don’t do a double negative – just because you’re down a little on what happened, I’m here to help you move forward.

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