The UCCS chancellor and UCCS English professor received awards at the final Faculty Council meeting of the academic year.
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.
The Board of Regents will place phone calls to recruit the best, brightest students to University of Colorado campuses. The board’s chair would like faculty members to join in.
Set for Feb. 21-22 at the University of Colorado Boulder, CU Women Succeeding is free and open to all CU faculty and staff who register.
A redesign of cu.edu will incorporate new technology and a philosophy that will serve all of its users, from faculty and staff to prospective students and parents, and alumni and donors.
The new statewide master plan boasts aspirational goals that could affect the University of Colorado and other institutions.
CU leadership is looking to begin offering contracts for some non-tenure-track faculty as soon as fall of 2013, now that guidelines are in the process of being developed.
The daylong slate at St. Cajetan’s Church at the University of Colorado Denver on the Auraria Campus included speakers, multimedia presentations and group discussions.
Matt Gianneschi, deputy director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, spoke to the University of Colorado Faculty Council during its recent meeting at system administration offices.
A new systemwide symposium sponsored by the University of Colorado Faculty Council aims to “check the pulse” of the CU community regarding issues and challenges affecting the gay community.
Leadership plans to make available contracts of up to three years for some non-tenure-track faculty, following new legislation adopted earlier this year that gives state universities and colleges the right to do so.
Members of Faculty Council and system administrators are pursuing the addition of faculty and staff representation on the University of Colorado Health and Welfare Trust.
The council also honored two of its members with Distinguished Service Awards.
As in the past, the tuition waiver continues to cover nine credits per year at any CU campus. This year’s much-requested change allows the credit to be transferred from the employee to eligible dependents for use on the campus of employment.
The University of Colorado Faculty Council is seeking nominations for officers, three positions that will be voted on at the April 26 meeting.
In the current academic year, three grievances have been filed – two at the University of Colorado Boulder, one at the University of Colorado Denver. Two inquiries – CU-Denver and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus – took place but did not lead to grievances.
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 event featured two keynote speakers: Marcy Benson, who chairs the Creating Futures fundraising campaign with her husband, CU President Bruce D. Benson; and Alison M. Jaggar, Professor of Distinction in philosophy and women and gender studies at CU-Boulder.
In separate meetings Feb. 16, the groups voted unanimously in favor of the proposal that allows university employees to transfer use of the current nine-credit tuition waiver benefit to a dependent child, spouse or partner.
Alison Jaggar, a Professor of Distinction in philosophy and women and gender studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, is the winner of the 2012 Elizabeth D. Gee Memorial Lectureship Award. The award honors an outstanding faculty member for efforts to advance women in academia, interdisciplinary scholarly contributions and distinguished teaching. She will receive the [...]
With today’s issue, CU Connections introduces a new page of Quick Links – easy access to many of the most requested Web-based tools and information sources.
The University of Colorado Board of Regents unanimously passed a long-discussed resolution on severance pay in cases of dismissal for cause, but only after making an amendment to the motion proposed by the Faculty Council.
After years of on-and-off discussion and a flurry of activity this year, Faculty Council has solidified a motion on severance pay in cases of dismissal for cause.
Faculty Council Chair Mark Malone and other council leaders have begun making presentations to campus faculty assemblies.
CU leadership continues to develop a plan to expand the tuition waiver benefit throughout the system, with a target of summer 2012 for implementing the revised policy.
Beginning next week, weekly publication of CU Connections will move from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning.
Regents made slight refinements to a draft list of the desired attributes and abilities of a CU graduate, which will serve as a guidepost for further discussion on student learning outcomes and core curriculum.
CU Connections has been redesigned to provide a cleaner look and enable commenting on individual stories.
Faculty Council calls on board to save Silver & Gold Record and recognizes colleagues