Carla Ho'a

Carla Ho’a, vice chancellor and chief financial officer, to retire in November

Feb. 3, 2022

Carla Ho’a will retire after more than 30 years of service to CU. Campus leadership will launch a national search for Ho’a’s replacement in the spring.

Akirah Bradley-Armstrong

Student Affairs’ Akirah Bradley-Armstrong to take position in California

Jan. 10, 2022

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Akirah Bradley-Armstrong has accepted the post of vice chancellor for student affairs and success at the University of California Santa Cruz. Her last day at CU Boulder will be April 1.

Jennifer Barrett McDuffie

Jennifer Barrett McDuffie appointed to chief of staff; Government and community engagement to move under chancellor

Jan. 6, 2022

In Strategic Resources and Support news, Jennifer Barrett McDuffie will assume the chief of staff role. Also, the Office of Government and Community Engagement will now report to the chancellor.

Llen Pomeroy

Meet CU Boulder’s new Title IX chief: Llen Pomeroy

Dec. 14, 2021

From the moment she started law school, Llen Pomeroy knew she’d pursue a career focused on creating greater access and inclusion for people who have been marginalized and underrepresented. Learn more about the work of the Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance.

Dyonne Bergeron

Dyonne Bergeron to become acting vice provost and associate vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion

Nov. 30, 2021

CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore has named Dyonne Bergeron to the post of acting vice provost and associate vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion, effective Jan. 1, 2022.

Deputy COO Abby Benson

Abby Benson departs CU after nearly a decade of service in Colorado and Washington, D.C.

Nov. 17, 2021

Abby Benson, who has served in key leadership roles within the CU system since 2012, will step down as CU Boulder’s deputy chief operating officer in early December to accept a new executive position with the University of Rhode Island.

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Merna Jacobsen to continue as interim chief HR officer; Lisa Landis appointed deputy chief HR officer

Nov. 1, 2021

The search for a permanent chief human resources officer is on temporary hold while university leadership further assess the needs of the campus. Jacobsen will continue to serve in the interim, and Landis has been appointed deputy chief.

Valerie Simons

CU system taps Valerie Simons for chief compliance officer, Title IX coordinator role

Oct. 18, 2021

Valerie Simons has been named the interim chief compliance officer and system Title IX coordinator for CU. At CU Boulder, Llen Pomeroy will step into the role of interim associate vice chancellor of OIEC and Title IX coordinator.

Sara Thompson

Sara Thompson to retire, continue teaching after leading multiple expansions as Continuing Ed dean

Sept. 1, 2021

Sara Thompson, dean of Continuing Education and vice provost for Summer Session and Outreach and Engagement, will retire on Jan. 10, 2022, after serving in the role since 2015.

d’Andre Willis

D’Andre Willis named campus architect

Aug. 20, 2021

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Planning, Design and Construction Chris Ewing named d’Andre Willis as the new campus architect and director of planning for CU Boulder.

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