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Campus expanding First Year Experience program to increase accessibility of learning communities

April 5, 2021

For all incoming residential and commuting first-year students, access to CU Boulder’s learning communities will increase. Also, the campus’s Residential Academic Programs and Living Learning Communities will reopen this fall.

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IDEA Council proposes program to establish faculty and staff affinity groups

March 26, 2021

Building on its commitment to improving the university’s recruitment and retention of students, staff and faculty this year, the IDEA Council has proposed a program that will facilitate faculty and staff participation in campus affinity groups.

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Work begins to develop common curriculum, assessment of student learning

Feb. 8, 2021

The university has started work to address recent recommendations for creating a common learning experience and a common set of learning outcomes for CU Boulder undergraduates.

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Diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives to continue in spring semester

Dec. 17, 2020

CU Boulder will continue to move major initiatives forward during the current academic year and beyond—including the pivotal work of the IDEA Council to prioritize and implement recommendations included in the Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence in Academics Plan.

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IDEA Council holds inaugural meeting, sets initial priorities

Sept. 28, 2020

A group of students, faculty and staff members who will lead the implementation of the Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence in Academics Plan recently met with university leaders to discuss the next steps they will take to help build a more diverse, equitable and inclusive campus community.

Old Main in the fall

Arts and Sciences faculty town halls to discuss reorganization, governance

Sept. 8, 2020

Join Emily CoBabe-Ammann and Jeff Cox, leaders of Academic Futures, to learn the current status of reorganizing the College of Arts and Sciences into three divisions and the process for faculty in each division to implement local governance mechanisms.

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

From the Chancellor: Deepening my leadership on antiracism, diversity and inclusion

Aug. 26, 2020

I want all of our communities on campus, and our BIPOC communities in particular, to feel shared ownership over our progress.

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. 25

Aug. 25, 2020

Now that the semester is officially underway, it’s a good time to recap what the campus has done to date and provide the campus with another update.

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.

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Center for Teaching & Learning plays critical role in campuswide academic instruction

Aug. 10, 2020

As CU Boulder faculty adapt to the ongoing challenges of teaching in the COVID-19 era, they can take heart that they are not alone. CU Boulder’s Center for Teaching & Learning is taking center stage as a teaching partner, offering an array of resources.

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