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Administrative efficiency: Getting better, with room for improvement

A new report summarizing an efficiency survey shows that 81 percent of respondents indicated they’ve seen progress in streamlining policies, and 73 percent...
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Benson: State ‘stepping up’ with plan to boost higher ed funding by $100 million

Senate Bill 1, aka the College Affordability Act, requires an agreement by higher education institutions not to raise tuition any more than 6 percent next year.
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Q&A: Tanya Kelly-Bowry

With the 2014 legislative session underway, the Office of Government Relations is front and center at the state Capitol and in Washington, D.C., tracking key...
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Faculty Council calls attention to ‘uncompensated merit’

The motion was brought to the council by its Budget Committee, which originally referred to the issue as “salary compression.”
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First week of lawmaking session puts spotlight on higher education

The first week of the Legislature’s 2014 session brought early arriving bills with implications for CU and other higher education institutions across the state.
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Budget boost, capital construction priorities for CU at 2014 Legislature

Colorado lawmakers convened Wednesday at the Capitol for the start of the 2014 legislative session, which is expected to lead to a welcome increase in funding...
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CU-Boulder faculty member receives Excellence in Leadership Award

Diane Sieber, Ph.D., associate dean for education in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, was honored with the annual award from the systemwide...
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Faculty Council approves APS changes

The CU Faculty Council voted to approve proposed changes to two Administrative Policy Statements (APS) during the council’s Dec. 5 meeting at 1800 Grant St.
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Program prioritization is underway at campuses

The Board of Regents’ program prioritization process is underway on all CU campuses, though some are further along than others, the board heard Tuesday during...
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Athletics upgrades at CU-Boulder get OK from regents

A $140 million plan for new and redesigned athletics facilities at the University of Colorado Boulder is moving forward.
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Carrigan: Regents want improved lines of communication

Board of Regents Chair Michael Carrigan told the Faculty Council that he wants to establish a higher profile for communication from the board to the faculty,...
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CU’s Nobel Laureates: ‘Our pride and joy’

Only 846 individuals have been honored with the Nobel Prize in its 112-year history, and the University of Colorado is proud to claim five of them.
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Program prioritization raises concerns for faculty

Regents Stephen Ludwig and Glen Gallegos brought discussion of program prioritization to the Faculty Senate’s Oct. 24 meeting, where Faculty Senate/Faculty...
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Leaders in health care, economics recognized as Distinguished Professors

The honor goes annually to faculty members who demonstrate exemplary performance in research or creative work, a record of excellence in classroom teaching and...
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Rivera honored as CU Advocate of the Year

Pueblo resident receives award at event marking the second anniversary of the launch of CU Advocates, a network of people engaged in grass-roots support of the...
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Coalition: People with cognitive disabilities have equal right to technology, information access

A declaration asserting the need for equality in technology and information access for the 28 million Americans with cognitive disabilities was unveiled...
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Administration responds to Faculty Council resolution on fiscal management of CU Health Trust

Saying she was “concerned that the Faculty Council was asked to act on (a) proposal without complete or accurate information,” a top CU administrator read a...
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Work of CU’s Nobel winners in spotlight at upcoming event

At a CU Lunch and Learn presentation, Stein Sture, CU-Boulder vice chancellor of research, will discuss how the work of the Nobel winners has influenced...
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CU’s outreach across the state showcased in new initiative

The programs compiled within CU For Colorado reflect the four pillars that encompass all of the university’s activities.
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Regents approve 10-year master plan for Anschutz Medical Campus

Leadership says population growth of 30 percent can be addressed with a 20 percent increase in space, primarily needed for research labs and offices.
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Regents vote to expand anti-discrimination policy

Protection for diverse expression of political philosophy, as well as gender identity and gender expression, now are included in the CU Board of Regents’ anti-...
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Faculty Council wants greater detail from CU Health Trust

The CU Faculty Council last week voted in favor of a motion asking that university leadership direct auditors to assemble more detailed reporting about the...
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CU’s outreach across the state showcased in new initiative

CU’s presence is felt in communities small and large all across the state. In an effort to make that a top-of-mind point for more Coloradans, CU President...
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Five questions for Stephen Ludwig

The upcoming COLTT Conference promises dozens of presentations and workshops from professionals with credentials in academia and scientific applications,...
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Fueled with CU science, MAVEN ready for cross-country trip

The spacecraft recently was shown off at Jefferson County’s Lockheed Martin Space Systems, where representatives from that company, CU and NASA gathered for a...

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