Kelly Fox, senior vice chancellor at the University of Colorado Boulder, recently announced the launch of an internal search for the post of vice chancellor for administration.
When a young caller for the University of Colorado Boulder’s annual giving program asked Roe Green a decade ago if she would consider increasing her $100 annual gift to $150, he was the first to get the hint that Green might become a key part of the theater program from which she’d graduated in 1970. [...]
Professor Fred Anderson directs the University of Colorado Boulder’s Honors Program, earned a doctorate from Harvard, has received prestigious fellowships and has taught in the history department since 1983.
In response to feedback on the June 7 CU Connections story about the CU eComm program, here are answers to frequently asked questions about the effort.
Information is a critical university asset – one that all faculty and staff take part in protecting. Data, including Personally Identifiable Information, is the primary target of cyber-criminals. The key to protecting yourself and the organization is to protect the confidential information we work with every day. To learn more about protecting data, please read [...]
CU has been in the process of implementing eComm to enable units, colleges, schools and departments to engage in mass email communications and more.
“CU is a substantial, stable economic driver for Colorado that not only produces a highly educated workforce, but also creates jobs and companies in our state,” said CU President Bruce D. Benson.
The CU Foundation’s biannual magazine, Creating Futures, is now available, featuring stories and images that celebrate philanthropy at the University of Colorado. The cover story features Clancy and Linda Herbst, who have given generously to each of CU’s campuses and are the founding donors of the Herbst Program of Humanities for Engineers at CU-Boulder The [...]
UCCS program director understands the importance of investing in youth because she’s been on the other side of the fence.
Pyramid Plus: The Colorado Center for Social Emotional Competence and Inclusion at the University of Colorado Denver is pleased to announce that it will expand its statewide reach, thanks to a new $811,810 grant from The Colorado Health Foundation. The foundation has provided funding to increase the number of children served as well as support [...]
When Richard Johnston returned to the CU School of Medicine (SOM) in 2000 as associate dean for research development, it represented a fulfilling capstone for a career that has included faculty roles at medical schools at Yale and the University of Pennsylvania, and as vice chair of pediatrics in the early 1980s at the SOM.
The University of Colorado Foundation has promoted Matthew Wasserman to the newly established position of vice president of development for the University of Colorado Denver campus based in downtown Denver. As a vice president, Wasserman leads a fundraising effort that has raised more than $13 million to date this fiscal year, and oversees a staff [...]
Marcy Benson has met seven United States presidents and worked for two, but perhaps the best insight she received in more than two decades working in Washington, D.C., came not from a chief executive, but from the head of the Federal Judicial Center.
The Center for Women’s Health Research is pleased to announce it has received funding from The Anschutz Foundation to continue the growth of its Faculty Development and Mentoring Program. Two seed grants will be given to early career and mid-career investigators. These seed grants are critical to allow for the collection of pilot data, which [...]
The University of Colorado Foundation has named Richard W. Lawrence as its new president and chief executive officer following a national search.
A strong knowledge base and commodities workforce is key to our nation’s future and to Colorado’s economy. But no university has offered a comprehensive academic program incorporating industries as diverse as energy, agriculture and mining. To fill this gap, the University of Colorado Denver Business School will launch a Center for Commodities in Spring 2012 [...]
Alexander E. “Sandy” Bracken, former University of Colorado president, has been appointed to the Quigg and Virginia S. Newton Endowed Chair in Leadership at the University of Colorado Boulder. Bracken, who served as the 19th president of the University of Colorado in 2000, succeeds former CU President Hank Brown as the Newton Chair. Brown held [...]
The university’s brand isn’t a logo or a slogan. It’s the feelings and perceptions our constituents have about the University of Colorado as part of their recognition of and interaction with us.
Personal experience with mentoring at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business inspired alumnus Gordon Trafton to donate $500,000 to support the school’s Professional Mentorship Program (PMP). As part of the Creating Futures fundraising campaign, the gift is the cornerstone in an effort to build a $1 million endowment for mentoring over the [...]
Maps showing the Tanzania National Parks. Discussions of a three-week trip to a far-off continent. Chatter about gear needed to climb a 19,336-foot peak. Elementary and secondary school teachers gathered in a room at Lawrence Street Center, but this was no ordinary staff meeting. With the maps, boxes of pizza and even a simulated campfire [...]
A landmark $35 million endowment gift by the Leeds family to the University of Colorado Boulder in 2001 was celebrated at a surprise 10th anniversary dinner Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Hotel Boulderado. At the dinner — attended by CU-Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano, Leeds School of Business Dean David Ikenberry and CU Foundation CEO Wayne [...]
The University of Colorado Foundation has launched Creating Futures magazine, which aims to celebrate philanthropy at CU and generate enthusiasm and support for CU’s $1.5 billion Creating Futures fundraising campaign. The first issue, available in print and online, was introduced Monday through broadcast e-mail to all CU alumni and donors by campaign chairs Bruce and [...]
The University of Colorado Foundation has named Kurt Gulbrand as an assistant vice president and associate athletic director for development, effective Nov. 7. Gulbrand will lead fundraising efforts to support the Buffaloes’ 16 Division I teams and manage the foundation’s Boulder athletics development staff of 14. Gulbrand comes to the CU Foundation following 11 years [...]
John H. and Cynthia Schultz, a couple with two lives’ worth of University of Colorado memories, have made a landmark gift to establish an Endowed Chair in Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Their gift honors the innovative therapies and multi-disciplinary collaboration the Schultzes experienced at the Anschutz Medical Campus—notably, the clinical [...]
Since the campaign began in July 2006, more than $530 million in private gifts and grants have come through the CU Foundation.
The Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) committee is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Excellence in Leadership Award. ELP is a university-sponsored leadership program that seeks to develop high-potential individuals as effective leaders. Supported by the Office of the President, the program has been successfully completed by more than 300 university faculty, staff and CU [...]
The following volunteer leaders have been elected to three-year terms as directors and trustees of the University of Colorado Foundation: Board of Directors Frederick J. Bradford, Galveston, Texas J. William Freytag, Longmont Betsy A. Mangone, Golden Edward A. Osborne, Colorado Springs Board of Trustees Eleanor N. Caulkins, Denver Kathryn A. Finley, Denver Marianne Franklin, Denver [...]
Cancer League of Colorado has filled a unique niche throughout its 43 years, providing seed grants for promising yet untested cancer research projects — the types of grants no other funder offers on a systematic basis in the Rocky Mountain region. Scores of University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers have earned these grants this past [...]
A welcome reception for four leaders new to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus or in new positions is scheduled for 4 p.m. Sept. 21 in Dwire Hall 204, the Haehn Community Room. Chancellor Pam Shockley-Zalabak invited the campus community to a reception to welcome Greg Augspurger, director, Student Success Center; Robb Pike, vice [...]
The Board of Regents today made appointments and awards of tenure to 12 faculty members across the University of Colorado system.