After conversations at recent Faculty Council and Board of Regents meetings about student success across the University of Colorado system, Regent Irene Griego attended last week’s Faculty Council meeting to discuss the issue with the governance group.
Senate Bill 165 — co-sponsored by Sen. Nancy Todd, D-Aurora, and Rep. Jim Wilson, R-Chaffee – sought permission for Colorado’s 13 community colleges to grant four-year degrees in up to seven fields of study, including dental hygiene. Proponents said accessibility and affordability were the driving factors.
The University of Colorado Board of Regents has announced the 2013 honorary degree, distinguished service and university medal award recipients.
The President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative – CU’s scholarship of teaching and learning program – is calling for research proposals for 2013-14. Central to the work of the collaborative is creating and publishing scholarship in teaching and learning that contributes to theory and effective teaching practice in and across disciplines. To this end, each faculty [...]
CU president will deliver an update on the state of the university, followed by a question-and-answer session with audience members. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
Complete the SUCCEED Health Assessment by midnight Friday and you will be automatically entered into the drawing.
Payroll & Benefit Services is now Employee Services. Employee Services will provide the same high level of customer service for CU employees and retirees for Open Enrollment and in the areas of benefits, international tax, retirement, payroll administration and Oracle/PeopleSoft HRMS administration. Employee Services also will manage human resources operations for system administration and deliver [...]
Cybercriminals have learned that the easiest way to take control of your computer or steal your passwords is to simply ask you for them. Social engineering does not use technology; it does not exploit vulnerability in a program. Instead, it is a psychological attack to trick you into divulging information. Cybercriminals build trust with you, [...]
Faculty, staff and graduate students are reminded to submit proposals for the COLTT (Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology) 2013 conference. Submission deadline for proposals is Tuesday. The program committee looks for dynamic sessions that explore groundbreaking and/or proven uses of technologies in teaching and learning settings. The 16th annual COLTT is set for Aug. [...]
The vital role the University of Colorado plays in ensuring student success and creating the next generation of leaders was celebrated and affirmed at CU Advocacy Day at the state Capitol March 22.
Beginning April 1, University of Colorado employees who are enrolled in a CU Health Plan will be eligible to earn up to $300 a year by exercising for at least 12, 30-minute periods per month.
On April 1, Be Colorado is launching Move., an incentive-based campaign that will pay participants $25 a month to meet baseline goals of 30 minutes or more of exercise, 12 times per month.
Faculty, staff and graduate students are reminded to submit proposals for the COLTT (Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology) 2013 conference. The program committee looks for dynamic sessions that explore groundbreaking and/or proven uses of technologies in teaching and learning settings. The 16th annual COLTT is set for Aug. 7 and 8 at the Wolf [...]
A new state-backed website provides prospective students and their families with a way to learn more about the value of investing in higher education – specifically the earnings that might be expected from a first job out of school.
Research and teaching contributions by the four campuses in health care, engineering, law, education and business are well-represented.
Dan Wilkerson, former University of Colorado vice president, university counsel and secretary of the CU Board of Regents, will assist the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and the Office of University Counsel by handling campus legal issues on an interim basis. Wilkerson retired from CU in 2012 after a 23-year career with the university. He [...]
Knowledge is health. Be Colorado invites you to take a few important minutes out of your day to learn more about your health by taking the annual online SUCCEED Health Assessment (HA). If you take the HA by April 1, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of 12 airfare vouchers, each [...]
As the President’s Task Force on Efficiency approaches its fifth birthday in November, system administration leadership is reaching out to faculty and staff across the system for input on achieving further improvements in how business is done at the University of Colorado.
March 22 has been set as this year’s CU Advocacy Day at the Capitol, when leadership from the state and the University of Colorado invite the public to learn more about funding trends and legislative priorities affecting CU and higher education.
Many people mistakenly believe that cybercriminals do not target them – that their computer or information has no value. In reality, individuals like you are the cybercriminals’ primary target: You and your computer are under attack every day. The first step in protecting yourself is to understand that you are a valuable target. For more [...]
University of Colorado leadership last week recommended salary increase pools of 3.1 percent to 3.6 percent for the coming fiscal year as part of the proposed budget.
A double feature from CU Denver’s Brenda Allen – presenting in dual roles as keynote speaker and Elizabeth Gee Award winner – highlighted the 11th annual CU Women Succeeding symposium.
The CU Advocates program on Wednesday launched a series of Funding in Focus education forums continuing through the spring.
Knowledge is health. Be Colorado invites you to take a few important minutes out of your day to learn more about your health by taking the annual online SUCCEED Health Assessment
The University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) requests nominations of classified staff and professional exempt employees for the annual Service Excellence Award. The award is presented to one qualified person from each campus and system administration, and includes a $1,000 cash award to be presented at the All Staff Council Conference on April 12. Each [...]
Kevin Sisemore last week was named director of Internal Audit. The Board of Regents voted on the appointment during the board’s meeting last week at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Sisemore has been with CU’s Internal Audit Department since 2003. He was appointed to the position after an extensive search. The director of Internal [...]
A vote on a resolution proposed by University of Colorado regents James Geddes and Sue Sharkey opposing ‘gun-free zones’ on University of Colorado campuses was postponed indefinitely by the board in a 6-2 vote, essentially killing the measure.
CU will rely on $50 million in private support to execute the project, and a significant effort to raise funds from donors will now begin to support it. In addition, other athletic revenue sources will be used to finance this major initiative.
The group heard updates on the merit pay system, the CU Advocates program, state funding for higher education, and Boulder’s administrative leave policy that addresses school and volunteer activities.
The regents unanimously approved waiving the chancellor search and complimented Elliman on his work at the university the past year.