Philip P. DiStefano, CU Boulder chancellor

From the Chancellor: Canceling in-person spring commencement activities

March 17, 2020

As with many institutions across the country, it is with great regret that we are announcing the cancellation of our in-person commencement on May 7, as well as all college, school and department-based recognition ceremonies, due to COVID-19.

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

From the Chancellor: Granting extra leave time, with thanks

Oct. 30, 2019

With the end of the semester in sight and many beginning to plan for the holidays, I would like to extend my sincerest gratitude to each of you for your work and dedication to the university over the past year.

Philip P. Distefano, Chancellor of the University of Colorado Boulder. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

From the Chancellor: An update on campus efforts to improve anti-racism policies, resources and training

Oct. 18, 2019

I am writing with an update on how we are moving forward to enhance CU Boulder’s anti-racism and anti-harassment efforts to improve the campus experience so that all students, particularly those from underrepresented groups, feel welcome, valued and safe. I will continue meeting with student leaders through the semester to make sure I understand their perspectives as we make progress on these efforts.

Chancellor DiStefano

Chancellor DiStefano presents at University Climate Change Coalition Summit

July 25, 2019

Chancellor Philip DiStefano spoke in two sessions at the UC3 Summit in Vancouver, British Columbia this week, bolstering and advancing CU Boulder’s status as a leader in climate science research and sustainability.

Chancellor DiStefano speaks during the 2019 Summer Tour

Chancellor’s State Tour along Front Range highlights academic, athletic achievements

June 24, 2019

The Chancellor’s State Tour traveled 300 miles over two days last week to visit three Front Range cities and share how the University of Colorado Boulder’s academic and athletic successes are tied to their communities.

Sona Dimidjian, Daniel Conroy, Patricia Crown and Phil DiStefano

Crown gift to establish a unique wellness research institute at CU Boulder

April 30, 2019

The Renée Crown Wellness Institute will promote the wellness of children and youth and the adults who support them. Key areas of interest include the study of mindfulness, compassion and belonging.

Hellems Arts and Sciences building

Chancellor advocates for CU Boulder’s historic buildings before state’s Capital Development Committee

Dec. 17, 2018

Chancellor Philip DiStefano on Dec. 13 highlighted the impactful role state funding could play as CU Boulder works to preserve its historic buildings and ensure they enhance student success and research for decades to come.

Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano

Chancellor’s Corner: Celebrating a strong semester

Dec. 12, 2018

As we arrive at the end of another successful semester, I want to take a moment to reflect on the tremendous strides we are making as a campus and to thank all of you for your hard work.

CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano

From the Chancellor: Appreciation for President Benson as he retires next summer

July 18, 2018

President Benson and his wife Marcy have been tireless supporters of all four CU campuses, and we want to express our sincere appreciation for all they've done for the Boulder campus in particular.

Philip DiStefano

From the Chancellor: A statement on Supreme Court travel ban ruling

June 26, 2018

Chancellor Philip DiStefano expressed concern about the impacts of Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling upholding the Trump administration's travel ban issued in September.