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Benson calls for 'new partnership' with state

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson today asked state lawmakers and Coloradans to enter into a new partnership with higher education aimed at...
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Faculty Council subcommittee has input on early retirement incentive

Faculty suggestions for an early retirement incentive plan being considered by administration and pending changes to administrative policy statements are on...
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Behind-the-scenes star earns president's Employee of the Year award

Yuki Busch, an information technology professional working as an Oracle database administrator in University Information Systems, recently was honored with the...
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W-4 annual updates

The IRS requires employers to remind their employees annually to review and make any necessary changes to their W-4 (employee's withholding allowance...
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Payroll deductions enable easy giving close to home

Some faculty and staff throughout the University of Colorado system are sending money to the CU programs, initiatives and research they're close to — by making...
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Aurora company licenses CU technology for 3-D heart modeling

Patient-specific heart models such as this one will improve development of ValveXchange's artificial heart valve. (Photo courtesy of ValveXchange) ValveXchange...
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President's Task Force on Efficiency reports progress

A year after CU President Bruce D. Benson established the President's Task Force on Efficiency, most of its recommendations are at least partly in use, helping...
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List of system policies shrinking

The Office of Policy and Efficiency has released its first year-end report, summarizing changes to systemwide policies made from July 1, 2008, to July 1, 2009...
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Regents Merchant, Bishop honored

Regent Monisha Merchant , D-Lakewood, has been awarded a prestigious Marshall Memorial Fellowship for 2010, a traveling program that will send 54 emerging U.S...
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Hutchens to talk higher-ed fundraising on public TV

CU Foundation President and CEO J. Wayne Hutchens will be a featured guest on an upcoming episode of the Rocky Mountain PBS public affairs program "Colorado...
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Regents Meeting Roundup: Regents approve resolution on sustainability practices

Arend The University of Colorado Board of Regents on Thursday, Nov. 12, approved a resolution that will require the university to seek cost and resource...
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Employee giving continues with Colorado Combined Campaign

The University of Colorado's participation in the 2009 Colorado Combined Campaign (CCC) continues this week, giving employees the opportunity to help hundreds...
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Board gets budget update

The University of Colorado Board of Regents today had its first public discussion about the university's budget for the coming fiscal year (which will start...
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Staff Council to ask for consideration of alternative work arrangements

The University of Colorado Staff Council will ask President Bruce D. Benson to begin the process that would allow campuses and departments to implement...
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Faculty, staff councils discuss fine points of presidential search process

Possible revisions to the university's presidential search process inspired discussion at separate meetings last week of the Faculty Council and Staff Council...
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Procurement Service Center names partners for lab supplies

Upon completion of a rigorous Request for Proposal (RFP) process, Fisher Scientific and VWR International, providers of lab supplies and equipment, are the...
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PERA officials offer plan for sustainability

PERA officials last week presented their proposal to rescue the ailing retirement fund to the Legislative Audit Committee. The draft legislation, called 2/2/2...
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Hank Brown to lead students on tour of U.S. Capitol's art

Hank Brown, University of Colorado at Boulder political science professor and CU president emeritus, will lead his fall semester class on a Nov. 13-15 trip to...
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Annual Report summarizes fundraising, investment performance

The University of Colorado Foundation this week released its annual report. The 36-page document summarizes fundraising and investment performance — including...
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Colorado Combined Campaign looks to system workers for donations

The University of Colorado's 2009 Colorado Combined Campaign for University of Colorado system employees is under way, presenting a slate of more than 700...
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Finances loom large at next Board of Regents meeting

The latest budget outlook, federal stimulus funding, increased overall efficiency and academic rigor are among the topics to be presented by university...
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New leaders named at Board of Trustees meeting

New leaders named at Board of Trustees meeting New leaders were elected to three-year terms at an Oct. 30 meeting of the University of Colorado Foundation...
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SkillSoft courses

Do you need to learn a new skill quickly? Or need to refresh your memory on a specific topic? SkillSoft courses and resources are available to help solve day-...
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State budget: from bad to worse for higher education

The state higher education budget has been further reduced after Gov. Bill Ritter announced Wednesday that the state's public colleges and universities will...
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News briefs

Registration still open for Coleman Institute conference There's still time to register for the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities' ninth annual...

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