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Chancellor DiStefano issues statement on Pac-12 decision to schedule conference play only

July 10, 2020

Following the Pac-12 Conference decision to schedule only conference play for several fall sports and delay the start of mandatory athletic activities, CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano issued a statement.

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NCAA Board of Governors, DiStefano bolster college athletics’ stand against confederate imagery

June 23, 2020

The NCAA Board of Governors, which includes CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, strengthened the association’s policy against display of the confederate flag as a wave of momentum to remove confederate monuments and imagery sweeps across the country.

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CU announces Buffs with a Brand program

June 9, 2020

The new athletics department program will coordinate name, image and likeness programming for all of CU Boulder's student-athletes, covering topics like building a brand, developing entrepreneurial skills and understanding finances.

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Annual APR scores continue at high level

May 19, 2020

CU's Academic Progress Rate report released by the NCAA, along with those of all other Division I schools, shows women leading the way in another generally strong academic showing for the Buffs.

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End of an era: CU’s Ceal Barry announces retirement

May 19, 2020

Legendary coach and administrator Ceal Barry has announced her retirement after 43 years in college athletics, including the past 37 at CU Boulder. Barry took the reins of the women’s basketball team in 1983 and built the program into a national power.

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NCAA backs working group recommendations on name, image, likeness

May 1, 2020

The NCAA Board of Governors supported rule changes that would open the door for student-athletes to receive compensation for their name, image and likeness beginning in the 2021-22 academic year.

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CU Athletics: Athletic director, head coaches to take pay reductions

April 23, 2020

University of Colorado Athletic Director Rick George announced Thursday that he, along with CU’s 11 head coaches, will take voluntary pay reductions for the upcoming fiscal year to help mitigate budget impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CU Athletics' infinitely recyclable beverage containers.

Athletics’ work helps elevate profile of sustainability

April 21, 2020

CU Athletics have helped lead zero-waste and sustainability efforts among collegiate athletic programs, including construction of four new LEED Platinum-certified buildings and a first-of-its-kind recyclable aluminum cup for gameday use.

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Dani Jones named national women’s track athlete of the year

March 25, 2020

In four races separated by just 15 days, the CU track and field star sent shockwaves with her performances. Now, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has named Jones its national athlete of the year.

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McKinley Wright IV, Tyler Bey named to all-district teams

March 24, 2020

The National Association of Basketball Coaches named Wright to the All-District 19 First Team and Bey to the All-District 19 Second Team.

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