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Strategic transformation team to lead next phase of Financial Futures

June 7, 2021

The next phase of the campus’s Financial Futures initiative, led by a cross-functional CU Boulder team, is set to occur through June 2023 with a focus on building the university’s financial resilience.

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Financial Futures launches extended, executive and next-gen workstream

March 10, 2020

Financial Futures, the campuswide strategic initiative working to further align strategic resources with CU’s mission as a comprehensive public teaching and research university, recently launched a new workstream.

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Financial Futures: Realizing gains for CU Boulder

Feb. 6, 2020

One year into the solution design phase of the Financial Futures initiative, campus community members have generated over 570 ideas with the goal of aligning strategic resources more closely with CU Boulder’s mission as a public teaching and research university.

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The future of Financial Futures

Dec. 10, 2019

What began as an initiative is proving to be a robust, data-informed process by which the best ideas from all areas of campus can be reviewed, prioritized and implemented. In 2020, we will focus on transitioning to a more regular, ongoing manner of aligning our resources with our mission.

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Financial Futures hits milestones—more than 150 projects approved for implementation

Nov. 5, 2019

Expanded first-year academic advising, a renegotiated Adobe Creative Cloud contract and the new Biological Research Technology Resource Center are among the highlights for approved Financial Futures projects.

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Financial Futures: Community-generated ideas impacting campus

Oct. 1, 2019

Financial Futures has engaged more than 225 project owners from 50 units across campus to develop ideas into potential projects. A total of 142 projects are approved to date.

Anne Miller, a CU Boulder International Affairs major, uses new OIT technology called "Kubi" (Japanese word for neck) to attend an Arabic language class face-to-face while recovering from an injury.

Teaching and technology, online and distance education

Sept. 3, 2019

Academic Futures recommended a comprehensive approach to teaching with technology and reimagining online and distance education as one of four lead projects.

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Other Academic Futures project updates

Sept. 3, 2019

Learn more about projects including governance; campus success; what it means to be a public university; sustaining, supporting and inspiring our community; and internationalizing the campus.

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Academic Futures year-3 implementation: Enacting our commitment to furthering public good

Sept. 3, 2019

As CU Boulder enters into year three of the Academic Futures initiative, our implementation begins in earnest. Campus will experience the integration of our strategic initiatives into Academic Futures’ projects and themes.

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Financial Futures: Community-generated ideas are creating impact

Sept. 3, 2019

Financial Futures will continue its focus in fall 2019 on supporting and enhancing the mission of CU Boulder through strategic financial alignment.