CU Boulder is launching a campus reading program with the goal of building community. "American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures" is edited by actress and activist America Ferrera and available through the University Libraries.
Reiland Rabaka discusses what it means for the Center for African and African American Studies to be established, what he envisions it becoming, and how students, faculty and the community will benefit from it now and for years to come.
CU Boulder’s newest center supports teaching, research and creative work on the history, culture and struggles of people of African descent. It will also provide Black students, staff and faculty a permanent space for building community and more.
A campus search committee has identified three candidates for the new senior vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion position. Plan to attend virtual open sessions for students, faculty and staff to meet each finalist through June 3.
Thanks to two new Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative grants totaling $400,000, CU Boulder will be able to offer additional scholarships and academic support to low-income, first-generation students this fall.
Helping ensure transparency and accountability, CU Boulder is establishing a community board that will enable students, faculty and staff to provide guidance on campus policing and public safety policies and procedures.
The CU Police Department has eight commissioned female officers among its ranks, comprising about 17% of its total corps. Since taking the helm, Chief Doreen Jokerst has hired three new female officers and intends to continue this trend among women and officers of color.