Full coverage of the April Board of Regents meeting

Roundup of stories on last week's actions
By Staff

Editor's note: CU Connections published its April 19 edition early in the day; it included coverage of the first of two days of meetings by the Board of Regents. The website was updated later on April 19 with coverage from the second day. Here are links to those stories:

Salary pool of 2 percent receives regents’ approval
The Board of Regents today authorized a 2 percent salary pool, enabling merit increases for many faculty, officers and exempt professionals in the 2012-13 fiscal year.

University of Colorado Board of Regents sets 2012-13 tuition rates
CU administrators presented two options for tuition, both of which reflected increases over last year, given continued reductions in state funding for higher education. CU absorbs a disproportionate share of those cuts.

Academic Building to be first in new CU Denver neighborhood on Auraria Campus
Capital construction for a new academic building on the Auraria Campus to be occupied solely by the University of Colorado Denver faculty, staff and students was approved by the Board of Regents at its April 19 meeting.

CU names Patrick O’Rourke vice president and university counsel/ secretary to Board of Regents
O’Rourke, now serves as managing senior associate university counsel, overseeing CU’s litigation efforts in state and federal court for the university’s four campuses.

Regents voice support for new CU Accountability Data Center
The Board of Regents on Wednesday recognized a new system website that promotes accountability and quick and easy information access.