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.
Stories of life-changing university research, and the people who make it possible, were celebrated at the Sixth Annual Donor Recognition Dinner. The event drew a full house to the Seawell Ballroom in the Denver Performing Arts Complex on Feb. 7. Leaders of the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of [...]
Four members of the University of Colorado Board of Regents took their oath of office Wednesday at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus, the first-time host of the event.
Stephen Ludwig, who claimed victory late Nov. 7, received 1,027,027 votes, or 47 percent, against Brian Davidson, M.D., an Arvada Republican, who received 974,546 votes, or 45 percent.
Winners in three of the four CU Board of Regents races were known a day after Tuesday’s election, while the fate of the final spot remained too close to call on Wednesday afternoon.
Four of the nine seats on the Board of Regents will be decided in Tuesday’s general election, with a guarantee of at least one new member joining.
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.
The six-year terms of three of the regents elected Nov. 6 will begin in January. The winner of the fourth race, representing the state’s 7th Congressional District, will serve the final two years of the term begun by former Regent Monisha Merchant.
The board on Friday voted in favor of supporting the state in an ongoing lawsuit that claims funding of K-12 schools is so low that it violates the Colorado Constitution.
The zoo on Monday renamed its award-winning exhibit that features lions, hyenas and African wild dogs the Bruce D. Benson Predator Ridge, in honor of the CU president and longtime Denver Zoo advocate.
The University of Colorado Board of Regents passionately agreed that student safety on campus is a No. 1 priority. They passionately disagreed, however, on how that can or should be enforced.
Regent Sue Sharkey had brought to the meeting a resolution calling for support of House Bill 1252, Transparency of Higher Ed Financial Information, which would require more detailed financial reporting.
About 40 CU Advocates attended an educational forum on Friday, hearing details on a study about Colorado’s economic future that was commissioned by the State Legislature and conducted by the DU Center for Colorado’s Economic Future. Among the attendees at 1800 Grant St.: Sen. Gail Schwartz, a former CU regent; current Regent Irene Griego; the [...]
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.
The audience at the brief ceremony included family, friends, colleagues from her career in education and leaders at CU, including President Bruce Benson and fellow regents Steve Bosley, Michael Carrigan and Joe Neguse.
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday, Nov. 18, appointed Irene C. Griego, Ph.D., to fill the vacancy on the University of Colorado Board of Regents created by the resignation of Monisha Merchant.