University of Colorado-backed legislation aimed at helping the state’s higher education institutions secure the best and brightest in-state students is awaiting Gov. Hickenlooper’s signature.
Starting July 1, all unwanted university computers and electronic equipment will be recycled with an e-Steward certified recycler. E-Stewards certification is a rigorous, internationally compliant certification program that assures full conformance to a comprehensive list of e-recycling best practices. E-Stewards was initiated by the Basel Action Network and named after the Basel Convention, the United [...]
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.
Four University of Colorado Denver faculty members have been selected to assist in Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force. As a result of Colorado voters’ approval in November to legalize the personal use of marijuana, Hickenlooper signed Amendment 64 into law last month; he also signed an executive order forming a task force [...]
Colorado lawmakers convened Wednesday at the Capitol for the start of the 69th General Assembly, a session in which nearly one in three members is a newcomer to the legislature.
About 150 people attended the panel discussion on TBD Colorado, making it the best-attended event in the two-year history of the Buechner Breakfast First Friday series.
The governor recommended a $30 million increase in state funding to the higher education operating budget for Fiscal Year 2013-14. CU’s share would likely be about $9 million.
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.
Gov. John Hickenlooper and state lawmakers say approval of the ballot issue would bring long-overdue reform to the state personnel system.
University and state leaders joined with students and faculty Aug. 23 to celebrate the opening of the University of Colorado Denver’s new Business School, hailed as a center of innovation, entrepreneurship and world-class education. Business School Dean Sueann Ambron said the LEED Gold-certified facility at 15th and Lawrence streets is far more than just a [...]
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.
As the chief budget officer for the state of Colorado under former Gov. Bill Ritter, Saliman had to steer the budget for state government through some of the worst fiscal times in nearly a century. As the new vice president of budget and finance and chief financial officer for the CU system, which also has been buffeted by fiscal challenges, those skills and experience should come in handy.
A new world-class model for healthier living has been built on the Anschutz Medical Campus, and officials, benefactors and dignitaries gathered Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.
A revolutionary research and teaching facility opening at the University of Colorado Boulder will facilitate work on a wide swath of pressing societal challenges ranging from biomedical issues such as cancer, heart disease and tissue engineering to the development of new biofuels. The new Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building will offer opportunities for researchers and [...]
The 2.5 percent PERA contribution shift for University of Colorado employees will end this July.
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.
By taking an oath on Friday at the Capitol, Irene Griego will do more than become the newest member of the University of Colorado Board of Regents: She’ll enjoy a homecoming.
A strategic plan that carries the University of Colorado Colorado Springs into 2020 is geared toward accommodating current growth, shoring up diminishing funding from the state and maintaining the institution’s identity with an emphasis on personal touch.
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.
Curt Freed, professor and head of the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Division, put Denver on the path of being home to the acclaimed artist’s collection.
The $60.3 million cut to higher education in Gov. John Hickenlooper’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year would mean an $11.9 million hit to the University of Colorado, the Board of Regents was told Thursday, Nov. 10, during its meeting at CU-Boulder.
A team at the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) will receive a “high-impact research” award from Gov. John Hickenlooper for sustainability implemented at the center. The team has slashed energy consumption at the center by more than 90 percent by installing an indirect evaporative cooling system for its computer [...]
Patrick O’Rourke, chief litigation attorney for the University of Colorado, is one of three finalists for a justice seat on the Colorado Supreme Court. The Supreme Court Nominating Commission recently provided Gov. John Hickenlooper with the names of finalists O’Rourke, of Highlands Ranch; Brian Boatright, Arvada; and Frederick Martinez, Castle Pines. The governor has until [...]
The bioengineering department was in the media spotlight Friday as Rebecca Blank, acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce, toured the bioengineering lab of Prfessor Robin Shandas, Ph.D., on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Her visit was part of a series of national stops to gather support for President Obama’s proposed American Jobs Act. After the tour, [...]
CU and other institutions of higher education will play a key role in selling the state of Colorado’s brand to global business leaders.
Gov. John Hickenlooper invites all employees — faculty, exempt professional and classified staff — to take anonymous survey.
The newest installment of higher education efficiency legislation was signed into law last month and will take effect Aug. 10. But the implementation of changes throughout CU will be a process unfolding over the next several weeks.
By Tom Hutton Some 20 students from 18 Denver public high schools participated in the Marquez Scholars Summer Institute at UCCS from May 31 through June 11. The institute included a three-credit college class on social change, visits with local leaders and an outdoor leadership course at the Nature Place near Florissant. The students also [...]