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.
An associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Cerian Gibbes this year was named a President’s Teaching Scholar, a title recognizing excellence in and commitment to learning and teaching, as well as active, substantial contributions to scholarly work.
CU is announcing a new partnership between our retirement plan provider TIAA and the social impact tech company, Savi, which can help CU employees determine their PSLF eligibility and conquer their debt burden.