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Cybersecurity, teacher shortage addressed in busy legislative session
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Cybersecurity, teacher shortage addressed in busy legislative session

May 9 marked the end of the Legislature’s four-month session, one that saw the introduction of a record 800 bills introduced at the Capitol. The session also...
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What’s changing in PERA?
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What’s changing in PERA?

In an effort to shore up PERA, the state’s pension system, the Legislature passed SB18-200 late on May 9, the last day of the session. CU has more than 8,600...
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CU at Pride
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Faculty Council LGBTQ+ Committee to celebrate diversity at PrideFest

The University of Colorado is proud to sponsor Denver PrideFest 2018. We are excited to celebrate our diverse CU community and the larger community of Colorado...
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Building high-performance ‘A-Team’ requires learning from the best
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Building high-performance ‘A-Team’ requires learning from the best

According to Gallup’s “State of the American Workplace” report on the modern workforce, just one-third of U.S. employees are actually engaged in their work and...
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CU Connections resumes weekly publication
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CU Connections begins summer publication schedule in June

CU Connections will begin its summer publication schedule after the May 31 issue, when issues will appear biweekly. No new issues are scheduled to appear on...
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Regents honored at Capitol
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Lawmakers pay tribute to regents

State Sen. Kevin Priola led an effort to recognize Regents Kyle Hybl and Stephen Ludwig and Regent Emeritus Steve Bosley. From left: Ludwig, Bosley, Priola and...
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OE:18
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Open Enrollment closes at 5 p.m. Friday

Before Open Enrollment ends at 5 p.m. Friday, CU faculty and staff still have the chance to enroll in, change or waive their benefits for the plan year...
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Survey results give Staff Council food for thought and action
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Survey results give Staff Council food for thought and action

In an effort to more effectively serve its constituents, the University of Colorado Staff Council sent out a Working Climate Survey in fall 2016 to ask how...
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Apply now for summer Tuition Assistance Benefit
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Apply now for summer Tuition Assistance Benefit

Faculty and staff who want to save money on their or their dependent’s summer tuition bill may begin submitting the Tuition Benefit Application through the...
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OE:18
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Where should you go to receive the best care for medical treatment?

All too often, illness or injury show up out of the blue. When these situations occur, we’re faced with uncertainty about where to go for care, especially if...
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OE:18
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Open Enrollment: Pair CU’s plans with your big life events

Every year is filled with memorable moments, from having a baby to getting braces. Your employee benefits play a big part in the costs associated with these...
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CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards Expo is May 15
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CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards Expo is May 15

Who doesn’t love innovation? Last year’s systemwide CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards Expo showcased creative developments in everything from trash...
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Benson Society gala salutes CU’s most generous benefactors
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Benson Society gala salutes CU’s most generous benefactors

Cyrus McCrimmon Singer-songwriter Judy Collins, center, with President Bruce and Marcy Benson at the Benson Society gala on Saturday. CU celebrated the...
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OE:18
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No monthly premium increases in faculty and staff health plans

Monthly health plan premiums will not increase – zip, zero, zilch – for University of Colorado faculty, staff and regular retirees when the new plan year...
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TIAA
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TIAA is giving away $1 million in donations to 100 difference makers

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, TIAA is recognizing outstanding individuals who spend their time inspiring others in the nonprofit sector with TIAA...
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Board of Regents April meeting coverage
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Board of Regents April meeting coverage

Regents pass small tuition increase, 3 percent compensation boost The Board of Regents on Friday passed a modest tuition increase for the University of...
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Regent coverage
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Regents pass small tuition increase, 3 percent compensation boost

The Board of Regents on Friday passed a modest tuition increase for the University of Colorado campuses and a 3 percent compensation pool for employees. Before...
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Regent coverage
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Board learns how big data can reap big dividends in higher ed

Imagine a world where prospective students could automatically see classes and programs in their areas of interest simply by calling up the school’s website,...
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Open Enrollment begins April 23: Few changes, no rate increases

It’s almost the time of year for employees to dial in on available benefits options and select plans to meet their needs. Open Enrollment, from April 23 to May...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Educational Policy and University Standards
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Educational Policy and University Standards

Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing CU Connections series in which the Faculty Council highlights each of its committees and their efforts. See past...
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Regents approve changes to Regent Laws’ Article 12
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Changes to Regent Article 1, 2, 13.A, and related policies approved

The Board of Regents has approved changes to Article 1: University of Colorado Legal Origin, Mission, Ethical Conduct; Article 2: The Regents of the University...
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CU South Denver offers principal licensure program
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CU South Denver offers principal licensure program

CU South Denver has announced a new Administrative Leadership and Policy Studies program , designed for aspiring principals or teachers interested in becoming...
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State budget with boost for CU advances at Capitol
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State budget with boost for CU advances at Capitol

The Joint Budget Committee last week advanced a state budget that includes a 10 percent increase in funding for the University of Colorado – a request Gov...
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CU’s revolutionary, MOOC-delivered master’s in electrical engineering

CU’s revolutionary, MOOC-delivered master’s in electrical engineering

In fall 2018, the University of Colorado will launch a new and innovative MOOC-delivered master’s degree in electrical engineering – the first of its type in...
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CU pay dates not affected by state changes
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CU pay dates not affected by state changes

The state of Colorado recently announced a transition from a monthly pay schedule to a biweekly pay schedule . This change will not affect University of...

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