Colorado is one state, but it is far from singular when it comes to the diversity of its cultures and communities. Starting in May and continuing through September, CU President Todd Saliman and members of the CU Board of Regents joined the CU Outreach & Engagement staff, led by Assistant Vice President for Outreach and Engagement Tony Salazar, on outreach tours across Colorado.
University of Colorado faculty this year attracted $1.46 billion in sponsored research funding and gifts supporting research. The support powers wide-ranging discovery and impact, ultimately benefiting Colorado, the nation and the world. This marks the sixth consecutive year that CU’s annual sponsored research funding and gifts have topped $1 billion. The 2021-22 systemwide total is an increase of 1% over the previous year’s $1.45 billion.
Preliminary fall enrollment figures at the four CU campuses are slightly lower than those estimated in June, though student credit hours are relatively stable, the Board of Regents heard Friday during the second day of a two-day meeting at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. A report from Chad Marturano, vice president and chief financial officer for the CU system, showed a preliminary systemwide enrollment total of 66,074, compared with the 66,677 counted at the fall 2021 census.
Reiland Rabaka, professor of African, African American and Caribbean Studies in the Department of Ethnic Studies, is the founder and director of CU Boulder’s Center for African & African American Studies (CAAAS, pronounced “cause”). Here he discusses the CAAAS, his students and the importance of a movement.