A new research institute promises to advance the University of Colorado at Boulder's position as one of the nation's leading green campuses, and further promote Colorado as a national hub for energy development.
The CU Board of Regents drafted a mission statement and guiding principles for the University of Colorado system at its retreat last week, taking a step toward filling a longstanding void and helping provide direction for campus strategic plan refinements. While each campus has a mission and vision statement as part of its strategic plans, [...]
The University of Colorado Board of Regents last week approved President Bruce D. Benson’s recommendation to separately brand and name the two campuses that now comprise the University of Colorado Denver. For external purposes, the campuses will be the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. After discussions with UC [...]
More than 50,000 donors made contributions toward CU people, places, and programs during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2009-more than in any other year in CU’s 133-year history. Gifts for the 2008-09 year totaled $134.5 million: $101.3 million given through the CU Foundation, the university’s fundraising arm, and $33.2 million given directly to the [...]
University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson is meeting with community leaders, legislators, donors, alumni and other higher education supporters around the state this summer as part of his annual outreach tour to strengthen the university’s image and reputation. This week, Benson visited Vail and Aspen, and underscored how CU is contributing to Colorado’s long-term [...]
Jeannie Thompson (A&S ’64, CU-Boulder) is chair of the University of Colorado Foundation’s board of directors. The foundation, the university’s development and investment-management arm, has 180 employees, boasts more than $100 million in annual fundraising, and manages CU’s endowment of nearly $600 million. Last October, Thompson and her husband, Jack, contributed a $2 million gift [...]
CU-Boulder has applied for more than 201 grants totaling $132.2 million, and has received 28 awards for a total of $11.6 million. UCCS has applied for 11 grants totaling $6.4 million, and has received two awards for a total of $600,000. UC Denver has applied for 562 grants totaling $239 million, and has received 34 [...]
CU employees aren’t required to take furlough days University of Colorado employees will not be required to take furlough days due to the current economic downturn, unless they volunteer to take them, and their campus leadership approves such leave, according to university officials. So far, the only CU campus that has approved voluntary furlough days [...]