Regents roundup: Three policy changes approved

By Staff

During its meeting last week at CU Denver, the Board of Regents approved changes to the following Regent Policies, effective Feb. 13, 2020:

  • Policy 2.I: Political and Social Expression by Regents (formerly Institutional Neutrality)
  • Policy 13.D: Defense and Indemnification of University of Colorado Employees
  • Policy 14.I: Weapons Control

For details, go to

For more information on the ongoing review of Regent Laws and Policies, go to

In other business at the Board of Regents meeting, which took place Feb. 13-14 at CU Denver:

  • The board voted unanimously to approve the UCCS 2020-2030 Strategic Plan. Read more in Communique.
  • The board approved a new bachelor’s degree in Human Physiology and Nutrition at UCCS; it’s designed to prepare students for careers as health professionals. Read more in Communique.
  • The board approved four facility-related items at CU Boulder and a rollover of men’s basketball head coach Tad Boyle’s current contract, extending the agreement for one additional year, through June 30, 2025. Read more in CU Boulder Today.
  • The board approved a resolution of appreciation for Patrick O’Rourke, vice president, University Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Regents since 2012, who this week takes a new post as interim executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer at CU Boulder. “You’ve made me a better lawyer and a better person,” O’Rourke told the board. “I’m really grateful for it.”
  • The board offered a livestream of its two-day meeting and will continue to do so at future meetings. Video recordings of past meetings also will be posted and linked from the Board of Regents website.