Future-of-work strategist Heather McGowan

Revisit the Sept. 25 talk by labor futurist Heather McGowan

Nov. 8, 2019

Provost Russ Moore and Chief Operating Officer Kelly Fox invite you to revisit the Sept. 25 CU Boulder talk by labor futurist Heather McGowan, which focuses on how higher education institutions can confront the changing nature of work.

Old Main building during fall

Academic Futures themes and projects continue to make progress

Nov. 5, 2019

Get the latest on making excellence inclusive; creating a common student-centered approach to teaching and learning; teaching and technology, online and distance education; accreditation and more.

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Financial Futures hits milestones—more than 150 projects approved for implementation

Nov. 5, 2019

Expanded first-year academic advising, a renegotiated Adobe Creative Cloud contract and the new Biological Research Technology Resource Center are among the highlights for approved Financial Futures projects.

Campus community members sit in circle at Diversity and Inclusion Summit session

The IDEA Plan—a blueprint for diversity, inclusion

Oct. 30, 2019

Campus leaders have announced that they've accepted the Inclusion, Diversity and Excellence in Academics (IDEA) Plan—the campus’s blueprint for diversity, equity and inclusive excellence.

Old Main building during fall

Academic Futures themes and projects taking shape on campus

Oct. 1, 2019

Get the latest on the interdisciplinarity report; making excellence inclusive; creating a common student-centered approach to teaching and learning; teaching and technology, online and distance education; and more.

CU Boulder campus aerial shot.

Financial Futures: Community-generated ideas impacting campus

Oct. 1, 2019

Financial Futures has engaged more than 225 project owners from 50 units across campus to develop ideas into potential projects. A total of 142 projects are approved to date.

Old main in fall

Interdisciplinarity Working Group report to post for campus review Oct. 1

Sept. 19, 2019

The report offers a number of concrete recommendations anchored in institutional change for CU Boulder, including the creation of teaching academies and formation of an interdisciplinary incubator.

Future-of-work strategist Heather McGowan

Future Forward event Sept. 25 to feature futurist Heather McGowan, initiatives panel discussion

Sept. 16, 2019

Internationally renowned future-of-work strategist Heather McGowan will speak on higher education challenges, followed by a panel discussion with the leaders of CU Boulder’s strategic initiatives on how Academic Futures priorities are advancing our commitment to furthering the public good.

Students using a Kubi device for distance learning

Provost, COO announce new online and distance learning organization

Sept. 13, 2019

Russell Moore and Kelly Fox today announced they are accepting the recommendations of the Academic Futures-Financial Futures Online Strategy Working Group to create a single coherent online and distance organization to serve the campus.

Anne Miller, a CU Boulder International Affairs major, uses new OIT technology called "Kubi" (Japanese word for neck) to attend an Arabic language class face-to-face while recovering from an injury.

Teaching and technology, online and distance education

Sept. 3, 2019

Academic Futures recommended a comprehensive approach to teaching with technology and reimagining online and distance education as one of four lead projects.

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