Idea Plan meeting

CU Boulder Council for Community and Inclusion convening

Aug. 12, 2020

A strategic advisory group of student leaders, faculty and staff representing all university units will convene for the first time to begin the historic work of implementing the IDEA Plan, a campus blueprint for building a more diverse and inclusive CU Boulder.

A sign seen at a Black Lives Matter protest

Free anti-racism course opens door to 'some very difficult questions'

Aug. 7, 2020

CU Boulder Today recently spoke with Shawn O’Neal, a doctoral candidate in ethnic studies, to learn more about Anti-Racism I, the first of three new Coursera courses he has developed with Jennifer Ho, professor of ethnic studies and director of the Center for Humanities and the Arts.

A Black Lives Matter sign displayed on the CU Boulder campus

Students mobilize to fight racism, demand change

Aug. 5, 2020

A petition created by two CU Boulder students seeks to make Black, Indigenous and other people of color feel safe, heard and valued.

Chief Diversity Officer and Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement Bob Boswell

From Vice Chancellor Boswell: An update on 8 actions for change

Aug. 4, 2020

Since the chancellor issued his charge earlier this summer, ODECE and its many campus partners have been collaborating on multiple fronts. I’d like to share an update on our progress to achieve the eight immediate actions for change.

Mount Evans.

Patty Limerick named to state Geographic Naming Advisory Board

July 31, 2020

Patty Limerick, faculty director and chair of the board of CU Boulder’s Center of the American West, will play a central role in Colorado’s historic effort to reassess names of state landmarks.

Norlin Library

5 resources for anti-racism this summer

July 28, 2020

If you’re looking for ways to broaden your horizons on race, racism and racial injustice, CU Boulder’s University Libraries has developed a free Anti-Racism Resource Guide to help out.

Keasley speaks at the 2016 fall Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Alphonse Keasley, a true university citizen, to retire

July 16, 2020

Alphonse Keasley, associate vice chancellor in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement came to CU Boulder in 1975, beginning what he calls his life as a university citizen.

Old Main in front of the Flatirons

CU Boulder hails ICE decision to drop new restriction for international students

July 14, 2020

The CU president and chancellors issued a statement of support for international students and for legal action opposing a July 6 Immigration and Customs Enforcement directive.

Chancellor Philip DiStefano

Chancellor DiStefano: Leadership update on implementation of 8 immediate actions for change

July 7, 2020

Chancellor DiStefano has asked Vice Chancellor Bob Boswell to lead the implementation of the eight immediate actions announced on June 18 to improve anti-racism, diversity, inclusion and equity efforts on campus.

Aerial photo of CU Boulder campus

CU president, chancellors join in statement on recent federal ruling on student visas

July 7, 2020

Chancellor DiStefano joined with President Mark Kennedy and the other chancellors in the CU system to communicate their support of CU's international students following a recent federal ruling on student visas.