Sun filters through trees by Macky Auditorium on campus in June 2020

Diversity, equity and inclusion update: July 2021 edition

July 28, 2021

Read about the latest IDEA Council recommendations, the new senior vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion and other news in this monthly diversity, equity and inclusion update.

Macky Auditorium

Center for African and African American Studies to have home in Macky Auditorium

July 8, 2021

The Center for African and African American Studies' home will be in a first-floor, highly visible and easily accessible space in the Macky Auditorium building. University officials announced the new center in late May.

Sonia DeLuca Fernández's photo in front of an aerial photo of CU Boulder Campus

Chancellor names Sonia DeLuca Fernández senior vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion

July 6, 2021

Chancellor Philip DiStefano named Sonia DeLuca Fernández senior vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion—a new campus leadership position that will provide strategic direction on campuswide DEI initiatives and programs.

Old Main in springtime

Innovation Buffs program seeks staff with ideas for improving workplace diversity

July 1, 2021

Employees are invited to register to participate in a four-month program featuring human-centered design to develop solutions around workplace diversity, equity and inclusion.

Buffalo statue on rooftop

CU hails federal Title IX protections for students based on sexual orientation, gender identity

June 24, 2021

CU officials are hailing last week’s Notice of Interpretation by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights explaining that it will enforce Title IX’s prohibition on discrimination based on sex to include discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Sun filters through trees by Macky Auditorium on campus in June 2020

Diversity, equity and inclusion update: June 2021 edition

June 24, 2021

Read about the latest IDEA Council recommendations, the search for a senior vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion and other news in this monthly diversity, equity and inclusion update.

Color guard and drumline in the 1993 Juneteenth Parade in Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood

Juneteenth: Celebrating and learning with events, resources

June 18, 2021

Commemorated on June 19 each year, Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the U.S., the end of the Civil War, and the self-determination of Black Americans. As a campus community we recognize and reflect on the importance of this day.

Juneteenth Emancipation Day Celebration, June 19, 1900, Texas.

From the University Libraries: Juneteenth history

June 15, 2021

In celebration of Juneteenth on June 19, learn from the University Libraries some of the history of the day, which commemorates milestones around emancipation.

Spring blooms on campus

Diversity, equity and inclusion update: May 2021 edition

May 27, 2021

Chancellor Philip DiStefano is announcing an investment pool of $25 million over five years to support campus diversity initiatives. Read about this and get other news in the new monthly diversity, equity and inclusion update.

Book cover of 'American Like Me'

CU Boulder announces Buffs One Read

May 26, 2021

CU Boulder is launching a campus reading program with the goal of building community. "American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures" is edited by actress and activist America Ferrera and available through the University Libraries.

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