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CU graduate programs among the nation’s best
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CU graduate programs among the nation’s best

The University of Colorado’s four campuses earned high marks in new lists of graduate programs compiled by U.S. News & World Report, which annually...
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Staff Council: Survey shows strong desire for paid parental leave
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Staff Council: Survey shows strong desire for paid parental leave

Nearly half of respondents to the University of Colorado Staff Council (UCSC) Work Climate Survey said they felt that paid parental leave was very or extremely...
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Regent Heidi Ganahl
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Ganahl visits Faculty Council to discuss shared governance, diversity of thought

Regent Heidi Ganahl Regent Heidi Ganahl was a guest of the Faculty Council at its regular meeting March 15 at 1800 Grant St. She described her 2016 campaign...
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President, chancellors decry proposed cuts to federal student aid
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President, chancellors decry proposed cuts to federal student aid

As Congress continues its process of renewing the Higher Education Act (HEA), leadership at the University of Colorado is warning of proposed changes that...
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Call for proposals: Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology Conference
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Call for proposals: Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology Conference

The 2018 Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology ( COLTT ) Conference is calling for session proposals. COLTT 2018 is Aug. 1 and 2 at the University of...
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2018 W-4, tax calculators released
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2018 W-4, tax calculators released

Employee Services encourages employees to review their 2018 W-4 forms and use the IRS withholding calculator to ensure receiving the refund amount expected...
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Call for award nominations: Chase Faculty Community Service, Thomas Jefferson
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Call for award nominations: Chase Faculty Community Service, Thomas Jefferson

The Office of Academic Affairs is soliciting nominations for spring 2018 awards. Please direct inquiries to AcademicAffairs@cu.edu . Chase Faculty Community...
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President’s Diversity Award recipients honored for contributions to inclusive excellence
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President’s Diversity Award recipients honored for contributions to inclusive excellence

The CU President’s Diversity Award committee has announced three awards for 2018. The President’s Diversity Award recognizes significant achievements of...
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Hickenlooper honored by Faculty Council
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Hickenlooper honored by Faculty Council

Members of the Faculty Council were welcomed into Gov. John Hickenlooper's office, where he received the council's Leadership in Public Higher Education Award...
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Benefits, annual awards discussed by Staff Council
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Benefits, annual awards discussed by Staff Council

The University of Colorado Staff Council discussed a variety of issues during its regular monthly meeting Feb. 15 on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. During the...
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Ensuring the backend of online learning is front and center

Ensuring the backend of online learning is front and center

A lot of behind-the-scenes work takes place so that learners and students throughout the country can seamlessly take online courses from the University of...
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Proposed CU budget: salary merit pool, low tuition increases
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Proposed CU budget: salary merit pool, low tuition increases

CU’s proposed 2018-19 budget includes minimal tuition increases and a 3 percent salary merit pool that is consistent with the governor’s state budget request...
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Online education plan gains momentum
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Online education plan gains momentum

At its November board meeting, the CU Board of Regents approved a progressive $20 million proposal to implement the university’s online education goals over...
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CU to offer first MOOC-delivered electrical engineering master’s
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CU to offer first MOOC-delivered electrical engineering master’s

The CU Board of Regents last week unanimously approved a new and innovative MOOC-delivered master’s degree in electrical engineering – the first of its type in...
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Regents approve changes to Regent Laws’ Article 12
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Regents approve changes to Regent Laws’ Article 12

The Board of Regents last week approved changes to Regent Laws’ Article 12: Tuition, Fees, Scholarships, and Loans and the related Regent Policies 12.A:...
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CU Board of Regents
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Regents notes: Discussion of emerging issues; athletics contracts

The CU Board of Regents plans to set aside an hour at each regular meeting to discuss emerging issues that could become relevant to the university, an...
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2018 W-4 release delayed due to tax rate changes
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2018 W-4 release delayed due to tax rate changes

The passage of the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017 has implications for University of Colorado faculty and staff. Among them: slightly larger paychecks and a...
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Biometric screenings coming to CU campuses
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Biometric screenings coming to CU campuses

Understanding your health can be a puzzle. Beginning Feb. 20, get the full picture with biometric screenings held on each University of Colorado campus and the...
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Flash Forward events place your financial plan in focus
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Flash Forward events place your financial plan in focus

Whether you’re 25 or 55, determining your financial priorities will benefit your entire future. Should you be saving more money or paying off debt? What about...
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CU at the Winter Olympics

CU at the Winter Olympics

The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games begin Feb. 9 and continue through Feb. 25, and the University of Colorado will once again be represented through CU...
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Ethnic and Minority Affairs
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Faculty Council Committee Corner: Ethnic and Minority Affairs

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 Advocates Day at the State Capitol
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Summit of leaders – and a call to action – at CU Advocacy Day

Gov. John Hickenlooper addresses the audience at Tuesday's CU Advocacy Day at the Capitol. (All photos by Trevr Merchant) Tuesday’s CU Advocacy Day at the...
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Anti-bullying policy earns preliminary approval of Faculty Council
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Anti-bullying policy earns preliminary approval of Faculty Council

A new workplace bullying policy that governance groups have been working to develop for years earned the approval of the Faculty Council at its Jan. 25 meeting...
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Check your mailbox: tax forms on the way
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Check your mailbox: tax forms on the way

Employees can expect to find their W-2s in their mailboxes and on the portal in the coming week. Form 1042-S has been mailed to international employees, and...
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Regents discuss working relationships, presidential search process at winter retreat

At its mid-winter retreat late last week in Colorado Springs, the University of Colorado Board of Regents sought ways to improve how it operates as a board and...

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