Old Main building during fall

Academic Futures year-3 implementation: Enacting our commitment to furthering public good

Sept. 3, 2019

As CU Boulder enters into year three of the Academic Futures initiative, our implementation begins in earnest. Campus will experience the integration of our strategic initiatives into Academic Futures’ projects and themes.

Aerial view of CU and city of Boulder

Financial Futures: Community-generated ideas are creating impact

Sept. 3, 2019

Financial Futures will continue its focus in fall 2019 on supporting and enhancing the mission of CU Boulder through strategic financial alignment.

Diversity and Inclusion Summit attendees sit in circle during session

Making excellence inclusive

Aug. 30, 2019

The IDEA plan is currently under final administrative review by senior campus leadership, who will meet this month with the authoring committee to discuss recommendations and their implementation.

An overhead view of the CU Boulder campus

Join Financial Futures Aug. 26 for a town hall on upcoming work

Aug. 13, 2019

On Aug. 26, come hear about projects planned for implementation and ways to continue to be engaged with how CU Boulder is aligning resources with its mission.

New Students at CU Boulder

Financial Futures: Try. Test. Succeed.

June 17, 2019

Jennifer Schufer and Jen Constable were intrigued. As leaders in CU Boulder’s Admissions and Strategic Relations and Communications offices, they had always thought of themselves and their teams as brave and efficient in their work.

Art and Art History building on campus

Strategic Facilities Visioning: Teams developing, testing future infrastructure options

May 1, 2019

The project team is getting set to compile and analyze insights from scenario planning teams as the initiative moves closer to development of a digital planning tool for facilities and infrastructure.

Advisor talking with student

Foundations of Excellence: Improving the first-year experience

May 1, 2019

The campuswide effort to evaluate the first-year undergraduate experience has recently made progress on efforts to re-envision the first-year student residential experience as well as to provide a more cohesive, consistent advising experience for all of our first-year students.

Old Main during spring

Academic Futures is leading campus transformation

May 1, 2019

As the semester winds down, Academic Futures has completed another year of rich conversations that are now yielding considerable progress.

Aerial view of CU and city of Boulder

First Financial Futures projects identify $30M in potential impact

May 1, 2019

Launching last year, Financial Futures delved into four areas of focus: procurement, use of gift funds, new revenue generation and portfolio evaluation, resulting in the identification of 14 opportunities or workstreams.

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

IDEA Plan draft posted as chancellor and cabinet prepare for next steps

May 1, 2019

The revised draft of the IDEA Plan—the campus’s working blueprint for achieving diversity, equity and inclusive excellence—has been delivered to the chancellor, provost and senior vice chancellor for review.