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Staff Council, Faculty Council to discuss parental leave goals
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Staff Council, Faculty Council to discuss parental leave goals

The University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) will collaborate with the university’s Faculty Council to develop tandem reports on a potential parental leave...
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CU Connections resumes weekly publication
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Publication note: No CU Connections on Thanksgiving, Dec. 21 and 28

CU Connections will not publish new issues on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 23), Dec. 21 and Dec. 28. Deadline for submissions for the Thursday, Nov. 30, issue is...
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Bruce Benson
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Benson: 10-year performance indicators show strength of CU

CU President Bruce Benson “Efficiency,” “reputation” and “culture” are common keywords that University of Colorado President Bruce Benson uses when speaking to...
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Sale of CU bonds results in gross savings of $49.2 million for university
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Sale of CU bonds results in gross savings of $49.2 million for university

With uncertainty over federal tax reform looming – and pressure increasing on rates in major tax-exempt, fixed-income markets – the University of Colorado last...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Women
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Women

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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CU employees, eligible dependents can save money on spring tuition
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CU employees, eligible dependents can save money on spring tuition

To provide accessible educational opportunities to faculty, staff and their families, the University of Colorado’s Tuition Waiver Benefit grants waived or...
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Meeting Coverage
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Board of Regents November meeting roundup

Game-changing online education proposal approved by CU regents The University of Colorado Board of Regents has unanimously approved an ambitious $20 million...
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•	Game-changing online education proposal approved by CU regents
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Game-changing online education proposal approved by CU regents

Cathy Beuten/University of Colorado Regent Stephen Ludwig introduces online education goals at this month's Board of Regents meeting. The University of...
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Regents notes: Student brain injury; new degrees
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Regents notes: Student brain injury; new degrees

Campus leaders say CU Boulder is committed to studying traumatic brain injury and preventing it among students – athletes and non-athletes alike. At the...
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Low loan debt, high return on investment for CU students, grads
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Low loan debt, high return on investment for CU students, grads

Data on University of Colorado student loan debt and financial aid continues to indicate good news for students and graduates. Todd Saliman, vice president and...
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Close of calendar year brings to-do list for employees
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Close of calendar year brings to-do list for employees

The windup of 2017 is near, bringing with it key changes and deadlines for all University of Colorado employees. To ensure they receive important documents...
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Communication, policy review topics of discussion for Staff Council
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Communication, policy review topics of discussion for Staff Council

Two guests spoke to University of Colorado Staff Council members about communications and policy during the group’s Nov. 9 meeting on the University of...
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New ways to integrate Skillsoft into your classroom, office
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New ways to integrate Skillsoft into your classroom, office

Over the summer, Skillsoft upgraded and opened access to all CU students. Previously, this learning system’s 4,000-plus courses, instructor led-trainings, 25,...
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CU, state higher ed could benefit from 9.7 percent funding boost
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Governor proposes 9.7 percent funding increase for higher education

The fiscal year 2018-19 state budget request that Gov. John Hickenlooper released late Wednesday calls for an $86.9 million increase for higher education, the...
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Regent Glen Gallegos, District 3
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Gallegos advocates for 3rd Congressional District, rural education

Regent Glen Gallegos, District 3 Regent Glen Gallegos may be based in Grand Junction, but he doesn’t let the distance from CU campuses and administration keep...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Communications
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Communications

Editor’s note: This is the first in an ongoing CU Connections series in which the Faculty Council highlights each of its committees and their efforts. Faculty...
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Call for proposals: 16th Annual CU Women Succeeding

The 16th Annual CU Women Succeeding Professional Development Symposium will be Feb. 23, 2018, at Williams Village, CU Boulder. The Faculty Council Women’s...
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Retirement Ready
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Retirement Ready presentation addresses market volatility, rising interest rates

Market volatility and rising interest rates can be bumps on the road to retirement for many. That’s where Retirement Ready can provide guidance. Retirement...
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CU system signs onto ACE letter asking Congress to #ProtectDreamers

CU system signs onto ACE letter asking Congress to #ProtectDreamers

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson and all four CU chancellors, including CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano, this week signed a letter urging...
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Online learning
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CU Regents call for ‘moonshot’ for online education

Likening the effort to John F. Kennedy’s 1961 call to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade, the University Affairs committee of the CU Board of...
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New administrative policy statement relates to CU children’s programs
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New administrative policy statement relates to CU children’s programs

The Office of Policy and Efficiency (OPE) has announced the approval of a new administrative policy statement – APS7009 - Protection of Children Participating...
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CUAOTY17
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Four top CU Advocates honored at sixth anniversary celebration

A special group of CU supporters came together Friday at the Denver Country Club for the sixth anniversary of the CU Advocates program, which now counts more...
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Retirement Ready
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Experts provide direction, how-to advice at Retirement Ready events

Three in 10 people in the workforce claim that preparing for retirement causes them to feel stressed mentally and emotionally, according to the 2017 Retirement...
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CORA
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Media requests mean potential exposure of salary details

Because of media inquiries that follow recent changes to Colorado open-records law, faculty and staff of the University of Colorado could potentially see...
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Ludwig continues to shepherd three-year online degree
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Ludwig continues to shepherd three-year online degree

As a term-limited member of the Board of Regents, Stephen Ludwig knows his window for achieving objectives is now measured in months, rather than years. He led...

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