Private contributions increased more than 19 percent during the fiscal year that ended June 30, setting a new one-year record of more than $375.4 million in support from individuals, foundations and corporations.
CU Connections next month will relaunch in a new, mobile-friendly Web platform with added features and more opportunities for faculty and staff to connect with news and information from across the University of Colorado.
As the University of Colorado gets ready to reinvent the way it recruits and manages talent, Employee Services has invited HCM Community members to a preview of new tools and software.
The study by Maren Scull, an instructor of Sociology in the CU Denver College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, was published online this month in Deviant Behavior, the only scientific journal that specifically addresses behaviors that violate social norms. Scull’s research focuses on how exotic dancing influences the way male strippers view themselves. “Because stripping [...]
The University of Colorado’s student systems and related enterprise applications have a new name. Formerly Integrated Student Information Systems (ISIS), the university’s suite of student applications is now CU Student Integrated Systems (CU-SIS).
Registration for the 2015 Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology (COLTT) Conference ends Monday. Organizers of the Aug. 5-6 event at CU-Boulder have announced Michael Feldstein as keynote speaker. The nationally renowned educational technology expert and blogger will speak on “Developing Student-Ready Colleges: How Technology Can — and Cannot — Help.” It has become a [...]
A CU Denver psychology professor, his college experiences with mentors not only pushed him toward the study of psychology, but also prompted him to “pay forward” the courtesies.
The first update to CU’s sexual misconduct policy since 2012 reflects new federal, legislative and regulatory requirements and guidance, adding clarity and responsibilities for employees across the system.
The Office of Policy and Efficiency last week announced changes to four administrative policy statements from the areas of academic affairs, fiscal and human resources.
Formerly of UCAR, Willson succeeds Don Eldhart, and will be responsible for managing banking activities for all campuses, $2.2 billion of the university’s investments, and $1.6 billion of bonded debt issued by the university.
CU is playing an important role in the development of a high-demand MOOC (massive open online course) specialization, partnering with Coursera to create a data warehouse concepts track that will provide learners value in the marketplace.
This year offers a great lineup that includes sessions such as, “Guild Wars: Addressing the Debate About Gamifying Higher Education,” by Diane Sieber, and “Teaching, Learning, and Assessment in a Time of Cyborg Learners,” by Janet Corral.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) is “way ahead of the curve” in giving student teachers real-world classroom time and support — essential components to attracting and retaining the excellent educators the nation needs. Duncan visited as part of an SEHD town [...]
With HCM Overview Workshops underway this week, Employee Services is gearing up for the next training session on Non-Person Profiles.
The most popular annual community event at the Liniger Building at CU South Denver, the Art and Ale Brew Festival returns Aug. 14. Enjoy unlimited tastings from an amazing array of craft beers and food from local breweries and restaurants – over 75 in 2014. The festival also features dancing with live music, cornhole and [...]
The CU Board of Regents on Tuesday passed an operating budget of $3.55 billion for 2015-16, reflecting expected gains in enrollment and increases in health services revenue and state funding.
The University of Colorado’s Boulder, Colorado Springs and Denver campuses have posted impressive gains the past few years in the number of ethnic minority students both enrolled and awarded degrees, the Board of Regents heard Tuesday.
As funding sources continue to be explored to reduce the financial burden on students, the CU Board of Regents unanimously approved the program plan for the CU Denver wellness center to be built on the Auraria Campus.
A CU-Boulder proposal to change Women and Gender Studies from a program to a department was approved Tuesday by the CU Board of Regents.
The Board of Regents on Tuesday approved tenure for 105 faculty members across the system.
New officers were introduced and other business was wrapped up during the University of Colorado Staff Council’s June 18 video conference.
Boulder Sen. Rollie Heath says a ballot initiative in the works for 2016 would take aim at loosening the grip of TABOR spending limitations, which leave higher education especially vulnerable to budget cuts.
As the University of Colorado gets ready to roll out upgraded tools and programs that will change the way it pays, manages and hires employees, Employee Services has invited HCM Community members to sneak peeks of the software.
A new study from the University of Colorado Denver finds that scientists agree that children of same-sex parents experience “no difference” on a range of social and behavioral outcomes compared to children of heterosexual or single parents. The study was led by Jimi Adams, an associate professor in the Department of Health and Behavioral Studies [...]
It’s official E. Jill Pollock — 2015 Administrator of the Year Award winner, a champion for the advancement of women in the workplace and a driving force behind the University of Colorado Health and Welfare Trust — has stepped down as chair of the Trust Committee. Pollock was instrumental in implementing CU’s Health and Welfare [...]
CU Denver Chancellor Jerry Wartgow received a Denver Business Journal Legacy Award on June 18. He joined five other pillars of the community who were honored for significant lifetime achievement in civic and business leadership in Colorado. “I’m deeply honored to receive this award and deeply humbled to be recognized with all of these people [...]
Stephen Cucchiara, assistant director, Office of Student Activities at UCCS, recently published “Co-Curricular Participation Drives Adult Student Excellence” in “The Evolllution,” an online newspaper focused on higher education topics. See the article at http://www.evolllution.com/opinions/co-curricular-participation-drives-adult-student-excellence/ … Mitch Handelsman, professor of psychology at CU Denver, co-authored a book, “Ethical Dilemmas in Psychotherapy: Positive Approach to Decision Making” (American [...]
CU Shared Practices (CUSP) closed out another successful program year June 12 with the annual CUSP Expo at system administration offices. The expo, which is open to attendees from all campuses, highlighted the top 10 finalists for the 2015 program year. Finalists were a diverse group, united in their dedication to improve business processes and [...]
Registration is open for the 15th Annual Coleman Institute Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology, set for Oct. 15 at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield. This year’s theme is “Inequality and the Rights of People With Cognitive Disabilities to Technology and Information Access.” More than two dozen interdisciplinary speakers will present on public policy, [...]
A decade ago, he won election to the Douglas County Board of Education. Last year, the Highlands Ranch Republican won a seat on the CU Board of Regents. It’s not a stretch to say his high-profile involvement in state public education took root at CU-Boulder.