Last weekend’s Denver Pride, fully in person for the first time since 2019, drew participants from across CU to help celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. This was the seventh consecutive year that CU proudly sponsored the festival.
The Board of Regents today approved a $5.52 billion budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The systemwide total reflects a 3.2% increase over CU’s budget for the current year. As presented at today’s board meeting, the budget includes a 3% across-the-board compensation increase for classified staff and a 3% merit pool for faculty and non-classified staff, and makes investments in institutional financial aid, deferred maintenance in facilities, campus budget initiatives and advancing the systemwide strategic plan.
Five outstanding biomedical researchers at the University of Colorado are part of the Boettcher Foundation’s 2022 class of Boettcher Investigators, recipients of grant funding through the Boettcher Foundation’s Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Awards Program.
Five teams of faculty across the University of Colorado system are recipients of the CU Next Award, which supports faculty pedagogical innovation, especially with technology support. As described in the System 2021-2026 strategic plan, Innovating for the Future, CU Next aims to increase the efficacy and efficiency of student learning in courses and degree programs.
Aimee Pugh Bernard, Ph.D., faculty member at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, is the recipient of the 2022 Chase Faculty Community Service Award, which recognizes her tireless advocacy for vaccines and pro-science policy, as well as her enthusiastic, imaginative exposure of science careers to young people in historically underserved populations.