Orrie Gartner

Academic Futures video: Unpacking ideas for staff success

May 9, 2018

In the Academic Futures video series, subcommittee member Orrie Gartner asks for campus feedback on ideas that include reimagining staff's role, meeting the most basic needs of staff, providing flexible career paths and support for growth and more.

Juan Garcia Oyervides

Academic Futures video: Unpacking ideas for graduate student success

May 8, 2018

In the Academic Futures video series, Juan Garcia Oyervides asks for campus feedback on ideas that include improving the academic, professional and social climate for graduate students and more.

Aerial view of the CU Boulder campus

Creating a strategic facilities vision for the campus

May 2, 2018

David Kang last year announced a strategic facilities visioning process, an endeavor to inform the next 10-year campus master plan and create a holistic approach to meeting campus space needs, both in the near term and for decades to come.

Academic advisor speaks with a student in her office

Foundations of Excellence: A holistic look at our students' first-year experience

May 2, 2018

An initiative launched last fall to improve students' campus experiences, this self-study and improvement-planning process represents a partnership among several units and has involved over 100 students, faculty and staff members.

Valerie Otero teaches a class

Academic Futures: The year of visioning boldly

May 2, 2018

A three-year process, Academic Futures in its first year asked the community to bring forth ideas, without constraints or resource concerns, about what CU Boulder might become and how we might transform teaching, learning, creative work and scholarship.

Old Main building during spring

Academic Futures: Notes from a great conversation, May 2 edition

May 2, 2018

Many months into Academic Futures, while the committee strongly believes the process will produce important recommendations for the campus, they also see the process itself as an important victory.

Man raises hand in town hall meeting

Foundations of Excellence open forums set for May

April 27, 2018

Join Vice Provost Mary Kraus for open forums this coming month to hear about the preliminary recommendations for improving the first-year undergraduate student experience.

Sarah Krakoff

Academic Futures video: Unpacking ideas that maintain the 'public' in 'public research university'

April 25, 2018

In the final video of the five-part Academic Futures series, subcommittee member Sarah Krakoff asks for campus feedback on ideas that include prioritizing public-spirited research, better serving the public and more.

Old Main during spring

Academic Futures: Notes from a great conversation, April 25 edition

April 25, 2018

Last week, student teams from the Program for Writing and Rhetoric presented on the future of education to the Academic Futures Committee, continuing to weave the voice of students into the conversation.

Fernando Rosario-Ortiz

Academic Futures video: Unpacking ideas for faculty success

April 24, 2018

In part four of the Academic Futures video series, subcommittee member Fernando Rosario-Ortiz asks for campus feedback on ideas that include recruiting diverse faculty, reimagining how faculty are evaluated and more.

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