Chancellor Philip DiStefano announced the immediate actions for change he and his administration will take to transform the CU Boulder experience for Black students, faculty and staff; for all students, faculty and staff of color; and for other marginalized individuals and groups.
Each year, June 19 marks the Juneteenth celebration of Black freedom and commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. The date also provides an opportunity to deepen understanding and learn.
Also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day and Liberation Day, Juneteenth celebrates the day when Union Army General Gordon Granger read aloud the Emancipation Proclamation in Galveston, Texas––supposedly the last place in the U.S. to hear of its passage. Learn more from Associate Professor Hillary Potter.
In a joint statement, Chancellor Phil DiStefano, CU President Mark Kennedy and chancellors from three other CU campuses reiterated their support for DACA students, who are “valued members of our community who add a unique perspective and enrich the diversity of our campuses.”
As the campus community prepares for a COVID-19-ready fall semester, the implementation teams of the Road Map to Fall 2020 share regular updates. In this issue: virus testing, academic technology, mask supply and more.