The campuses will remain administratively consolidated, sharing services such as budget and finance, IT, human resources and communication.
In its first meeting of the new academic year, the University of Colorado Staff Council solidified membership for two committees that will focus on university policies and council engagement. Those committee members then discussed goals for the year.
It’s going to be a very money-minded October for CU employees. Amid the really fun parts of this monthlong financial focus (online quizzes, gift giveaways, etc.) will be a valuable centerpiece: you, face-to-face, with experts who can help you set course on the financial path that meets your needs. Employee Services’ Fall Financial Expos, Oct. [...]
The Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) is accepting nominations for the 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award until 5 p.m. Friday. Since 2000, this university-sponsored leadership program has graduated 449 university faculty and staff. The award recognizes an ELP alumnus who has shown exemplary leadership at the university in one or more areas: Leadership of organizations, [...]
Valued at $40 million, the gift of The Wildlife Experience facility in Douglas County from Dave and Gail Liniger and their family to CU was announced Sept. 11 at the Board of Regents meeting.
Valerie Simons, CU-Boulder’s new director of institutional equity and compliance and Title IX coordinator, last week updated the regents on crucial steps that have been taken to better provide a safe and inclusive environment on campus.
Members of the board praised the new college and degree programs at the College of Media, Communication and Information as having the potential to set a standard in communication education.
The board recognized two faculty members during last week’s meeting at the University Memorial Center on the CU-Boulder campus.
At its meeting Sept. 11 at the University Memorial Center on the CU-Boulder campus, the CU Board of Regents approved one appointment with tenure.
The no-cost program is available to CU Health Plan participants and their children ages 5-11, regardless of whether the children are claimed as insurance plan dependents.
The Colorado Commission on Higher Education is developing a new base funding formula for allocating state general fund dollars among public institutions of higher education.
Angela Sauaia, a professor at the Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH), has published a new book “The Quest for Health Equity.” In the book, Sauaia lays out a roadmap to address health disparities. Sauaia said she wrote the book to gather information together in one place with solutions based on scientific evidence and critical [...]
The Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) is accepting nominations for the 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award through Sept. 26. ELP is a university-sponsored leadership program that seeks to develop high-potential individuals as effective leaders. Since 2000, the program has been supported by the Office of the President and has graduated 449 university faculty and staff. [...]
The 13th Annual CU Women Succeeding Professional Development symposium will be Feb. 26-27 at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The Faculty Council Women’s Committee welcomes proposals from the CU community centered on this year’s theme, “Pioneering Women.” The committee is seeking knowledgeable and dynamic proposals that address the interests and concerns of CU women faculty [...]
The Women’s Committee of the Faculty Council requests nominations for the 2014 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award. This award recognizes and honors an outstanding faculty member of the University of Colorado for efforts to advance women in academia, interdisciplinary scholarly contributions and distinguished teaching. Instituted in 1992, the award is named for Elizabeth Gee, [...]
The goals of the summit are to increase attendees’ knowledge about diversity topics and resources, and to enhance their communication skills. The summit is designed for staff and faculty in all roles.
International Travel Tools and Resources, an event hosted by University Risk Management and the Office of International Education, is set for Sept. 24. Come enjoy tea and coffee and learn from University Risk Management new important travel tools and resources available to all faculty and staff travelling on university business. Plus learn about campus resources for [...]
The CU System Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to solicit proposals for the fall 2014 President’s Fund for the Humanities (PFH) grants. The PFH was established to preserve a balance in the university’s programs of education and research by giving special attention to the humanities. Proposals might include: seminars in humanistic studies; public programs [...]
The University of Colorado Faculty Council GLBTI Committee is sponsoring its third annual symposium to provide a forum for faculty, staff and students at CU to exchange ideas and learn new strategies for inclusiveness throughout the university. Theme of the event, set for 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Trivisible Room, Research [...]
For those of us who don’t know our deferred outflows from our assets, the Office of University Controller developed a website that makes it easier to understand where the University of Colorado’s money comes from and how it is spent.
Members of the CU Faculty Council last week discussed findings of the university’s recent Social Climate Survey, reviewing positives and potential challenges with Board of Regents members Michael Carrigan and Sue Sharkey.
Michael Lightner, Ph.D., has joined the CU President’s Office as Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. In his new role, he will work with Vice President for Academic Affairs Kathleen Bollard. At CU-Boulder, he currently is a professor of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. He has served as director of the ECEE graduate program, Associate Dean [...]
The Excellence in Leadership Program (ELP) is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award. ELP is a university-sponsored leadership program that seeks to develop high potential individuals as effective leaders. Since 2000, the program has been supported by the Office of the President and has graduated 449 university faculty and staff. The [...]
Based on preliminary figures, the investment in exploration taking place at CU campuses during the most recent fiscal year represents a stunning jump of 11.7 percent over the previous year’s total.
Perhaps the most relentless advocate, and prodigious fundraiser, at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is someone who doesn’t even work there.
Charles V. “Charlie” Sweet has been named vice chancellor and managing senior associate university counsel for the CU-Boulder campus, effective Sept. 1. Sweet has long ties to the University of Colorado system, having served as vice president and university counsel for the CU system from 1994 to 2007. Before that, from 1988 to 1994, he [...]
Have you tried everything to lose weight, only to regain? Are you ready for a new way? Discover My New Weigh, medically supervised weight management, available at the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center. Specifically designed for those needing to lose at least 30 pounds or those with health issues related to their weight, this [...]
The President’s Employee of the Year Award will be presented to one system administration employee in recognition and appreciation of exceptional job performance. An award of $1,000 (subject to payroll taxes) will be presented to the chosen employee at a recognition reception, on Oct. 28, hosted by System Staff Council. All system administration classified or university [...]
Jim R. Carrigan – a former U.S. Federal District Court Judge and Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, as well as a former member of the CU Board of Regents – died Aug. 15, 2014, in his Boulder home surrounded by his devoted wife, Beverly and his loving family. He was 84. Jim was born [...]
“Laura’s experience, savvy and service-oriented approach will be a great asset for us as we continue to evolve our centralized Advancement operation,” says Johnnie Ray, CU’s vice president of advancement. “CU’s development teams on all four campuses can look forward to outstanding insights and efforts from her.”