Representing all four campuses and system administration, attendees convened at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus to take advantage of opportunities for professional development, career support and networking with colleagues.
This year’s award winners – two faculty members, a staff professional and two students – were chosen for embodying and advancing the ideals of Thomas Jefferson.
The University of Colorado and The Wildlife Experience, the largest cultural institution in Douglas County, will collaborate to allow CU to begin offering classes in south metro Denver in fall 2014.
As described by panelist Jean Abbott, M.D., professor emerita of the School of Medicine, it was one of many personal lessons from a discussion at CU Women Succeeding.
At CU, we understand that diversity means being inclusive; respecting and learning from one another no matter our ethnicity, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, ability status, religion, nationality, culture or beliefs. This foundational understanding of inclusivity is woven into every aspect of our university culture, ensuring that all of our faculty, staff, current and prospective [...]
The CU community is invited to join Kelly Fox, senior vice chancellor and CFO, in congratulating Louise Vale for over 20 years of service to the University of Colorado. A retirement reception will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the Koenig Alumni Center, 1202 University Ave., Boulder. Vale has served [...]
Developers took a “mobile first” approach to designing the site, taking into consideration technologies that people use to access the Web now and in the future.
Across CU, renovations of two existing buildings and construction of a new facility are positioned well to receive state funding following endorsements from the state’s Capital Development Committee.
For the coming fiscal year, administrators are recommending 4.5 percent raises for classified staff, to match the Joint Budget Committee’s stipulation for state employees. For faculty and exempt professionals, CU administrators are recommending a 3 percent merit pool.
Be Colorado on Monday will launch its annual campaign for the SUCCEED Health Assessment (HA). The HA is a free, confidential online questionnaire that allows CU Health Plan participants to view a snapshot of their overall health and wellness. New prizes every week: This year, Be Colorado will be raffling off exciting prizes each week [...]
Join us for COLTT 2014: Submit a Session Proposal to the Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology Conference COLTT’s program committee is seeking knowledgeable and dynamic presenters for this year’s conference, which will be Aug. 6-7 on the CU-Boulder campus in the Wolf Law Building. Organizers are looking for sessions that explore innovative and effective uses [...]
The University of Colorado Board of Regents this morning approved the sale of CU’s former Health Sciences Center at Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Denver to Continuum Partners, a Denver-based developer, for $30 million.
CU-Boulder Athletic Director Rick George updated the Board of Regents on Wednesday, noting that more than half of the $50 million required to begin construction already has been raised. (Note: CU Connections will be updated later with news from today’s regents meeting.)
The Higher Education Regulatory Task Force met Feb. 12 at the American Council on Education in Washington, D.C.
About 2,700 emails were sent to CU Denver addresses in an effort to obtain user name and password information.
The annual gathering during the legislative session features leaders from the state and the University of Colorado, and offers the public an opportunity to learn more about funding trends and legislative priorities that affect CU and higher education across the state.
University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) is seeking nominations for the annual Service Excellence Award, an honor that recognizes one staff member from each campus and from system administration who have provided outstanding and sustained volunteer service to their campus, community/civic/professional organizations, and the university as a whole through active involvement in staff events, community [...]
This past fall, the CU Health and Welfare Trust reached out to all CU Health Plan participants to learn about how we could better their CU Health Plan and patient care experiences for Fiscal Year 2015. It was communicated that the greatest consideration would be given to ideas most likely to be cost-neutral or that [...]
A new report summarizing an efficiency survey shows that 81 percent of respondents indicated they’ve seen progress in streamlining policies, and 73 percent have seen improved communication.
Senate Bill 1, aka the College Affordability Act, requires an agreement by higher education institutions not to raise tuition any more than 6 percent next year.
With the 2014 legislative session underway, the Office of Government Relations is front and center at the state Capitol and in Washington, D.C., tracking key pieces of legislation and budget items that have the potential to affect CU and other institutions of higher education.
The motion was brought to the council by its Budget Committee, which originally referred to the issue as “salary compression.”
Over the next two years, a major software upgrade promises to improve how CU faculty and staff get paid, track leave, manage financial transactions and perform many other functions.
The CU EthicsLine enables members of the university community to anonymously report suspected violations of the law, or serious or recurring policy violations. Employees may anonymously report such instances as: Suspected fiscal misconduct by university employees Violations of federal or state law Serious or recurring violations of university policy in the performance of university duties [...]
The FBI and U.S. Department of Homeland Security are warning that colleges and universities are a new, ripe target for cyber criminals using fake “.edu” email addresses, an unfortunate fact some CU employees recently experienced firsthand.
Louise Vale, vice chancellor for administration at the University of Colorado Boulder, will retire March 14. Senior Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer Kelly Fox said Vale has had a “distinguished career providing financial management and strategic direction to the University of Colorado for over 20 years.” She added that Vale provided outstanding leadership during [...]
Faculty from all disciplines are invited to become investigators in the CU President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC), CU’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program, now beginning its ninth year and establishing its 2014-15 cohort of Faculty Researchers. Faculty Researchers design, carry out and publish research on a particular aspect of learning in a specific [...]
The first week of the Legislature’s 2014 session brought early arriving bills with implications for CU and other higher education institutions across the state.
The University of Colorado Board of Regents began the process of setting broad goals for the university at its mid-winter retreat late last week at President Bruce Benson’s ranch in Silverthorne.
The American Studies Association last month voted to boycott Israel’s higher-education institutions as a protest of Israeli treatment of Palestinians, a resolution that prompted outcries from many U.S. universities, including CU.