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Chancellor Memo: HLC thanks, next steps
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Breaking news: Shockley-Zalabak to retire as UCCS chancellor

CU President Bruce Benson today informed the CU community that Dr. Pam Shockley-Zalabak, chancellor of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs since 2001,...
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Publication note: No CU Connections on Dec. 22, Dec. 29

CU Connections will not publish new issues on Dec. 22 and Dec. 29. Connections returns after the winter break on Thursday, Jan. 5. Deadline for submissions is...
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Strategic vision on horizon for Board of Regents
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Strategic vision on horizon for Board of Regents

The CU Board of Regents is proceeding with the development of a strategic vision, a new statement and document that would articulate the collective goals and...
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Board of Regents to welcome Ganahl, Kroll; Sharkey re-elected
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Board of Regents to welcome Ganahl, Kroll; Sharkey re-elected

Voters across the state on Tuesday chose a new at-large member of the University of Colorado Board of Regents, Heidi Ganahl, who will join District 1’s Jack...
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Faculty Council honors Regent Carrigan, hears update on FCQ review
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Faculty Council honors Regent Carrigan, hears update on FCQ review

Jay Dedrick/University of Colorado Faculty Council Chair Ravinder Singh presents Regent Michael Carrigan with an award and certificate of appreciation at the...
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Cheers to the cheerleaders: Brightest CU Advocates honored
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Cheers to the cheerleaders: Brightest CU Advocates honored

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the CU Advocates program on Oct. 4 honored six of its members with awards during a reception at the Denver Country Club.
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Intercampus tuition benefit pilot study in the works; Faculty Council meeting coverage
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Intercampus tuition benefit pilot study in the works

A task force charged with studying how to improve the tuition waiver benefit for faculty and staff is pursuing a potential three-year pilot study that would...
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Komaro
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HR leader energized by problem solving

Komarow The newest member of CU’s human resources leadership team spoke with the Faculty Council during the governance group’s first meeting of the 2016-17...
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Board of Regents can’t decide on next chair
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Board of Regents can’t decide on next chair

The Board of Regents failed to elect a new chair June 17 at CU Boulder, the second such stalemate since 2013.
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Lifetime in education leads to global gathering in Denver
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Lifetime in education leads to global gathering in Denver

In the late 1940s, with World War II in the past and the world increasingly opening two-way avenues for college students and educators, Ruth Purkaple joined a...
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Singh
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Faculty Council elects new leadership

Faculty Council last week concluded its meeting schedule for the academic year with the election of a new leadership team and appearances by Regent Linda...
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New vice chancellor on a mission for CU South Denver
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New vice chancellor on a mission for CU South Denver

Luella Chavez D’Angelo used to drive past the Liniger Building at CU South Denver, not quite sure what to make of the only visual cue of the University of...
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As lawmakers assemble, budget uncertainty looms for CU
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Changes to state budget, new bills bring good news for CU

This week’s introduction of the 2016-17 Long Bill – the state’s proposed budget – brought with it unexpectedly good, welcome news for higher education and the...
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Ludwig on tuition waiver expansion: numbers first, then how to pay
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Ludwig on tuition waiver expansion: numbers first, then how to pay

CU’s tuition waiver benefit, which is being reviewed by administrators for potential changes and expansion, proved to be a focal point of discussion among...
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Diverse Learners Awareness Week set for April
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Diverse Learners Awareness Week set for April

Recipients of a CU system Diversity and Excellence Grant are planning the first in what they hope will become an annual series of activities spotlighting the...
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Modest increases proposed for tuition, employee merit pool
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Modest increases proposed for tuition, employee merit pool

Proposals for the 2016-17 budget year received last week by the CU Board of Regents include tuition and fee increases between 3 percent and 5 percent and an...
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Boulder Athletics capital project update, roundup of meeting action
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Regents roundup: Boulder Athletics facilities, more

With the final cost of improvements to Folsom Field totaling $24 million above the original budget, CU-Boulder leadership last week told the Board of Regents...
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Regent candidates come together for debate
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Regent candidates come together for debate

The three announced candidates for the District 1 seat on the CU Board of Regents assembled Tuesday night at CU Denver for this election year’s first debate,...
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Progress on tuition waiver benefit expansion continues
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Progress on tuition waiver benefit expansion continues

CU leadership continues to work on changes to the tuition waiver benefit , with one campus already having announced an expansion of the benefit for dependents...
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Regents to receive trio of budget options this month; Faculty Council meeting roundup
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Regents to receive trio of budget options this month

The CU Board of Regents this month will be presented with three initial budget scenarios for the 2016-17 fiscal year, each reflecting varying levels of state...
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Elected officials join with CU Advocates for show of support
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Elected officials join with CU Advocates for show of support

Cathy Beuten/University of Colorado U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner greets CU Advocates at Tuesday's CU Advocacy Day at the state Capitol. University of Colorado...
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Payroll Problem
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Payroll issue affects 350

CU’s December payroll run left more than 350 CU employees without complete paychecks, but the issue was largely attributed to a combination of system...
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Potential CU-Boulder Retired Faculty Association gains support
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Potential CU-Boulder Retired Faculty Association gains support

Efforts to pursue the possible establishment of a CU-Boulder Retired Faculty Association are moving forward with the Boulder Faculty Assembly Executive...
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Tuition waiver benefit decision expected by spring
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Tuition waiver benefit decision expected by spring

President Bruce Benson says he’s expecting resolution of long-running work on the university’s tuition waiver benefit in the spring. “We’re going to have...
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Colorado launch firm picks CU-Boulder for first free ride to space
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Colorado launch firm picks CU-Boulder for first free ride to space

Typically weighing in at 3 pounds and no bigger than a box of facial tissue, a CubeSat is small yet more than capable of carrying scientific payloads into...

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