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CU President Bruce D. Benson announces retirement

University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson today announced his retirement, effective July 2019. Bruce Benson Benson, who earned a geology degree from CU...
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Students, staff and alumni part of successful U.S. Senior Open operation

Students, staff and alumni part of successful U.S. Senior Open operation

When Colorado Springs hosted 156 of the world’s top seniors golfers and 134,000 fans June 28 through July 1, UCCS staff, students and alumni were among the...
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UCCS housing Red Cross volunteers for wildfire relief

UCCS housing Red Cross volunteers for wildfire relief

UCCS will house 26 volunteers from the American Red Cross July 11 through July 15 as the organization supports individuals displaced by multiple wildfires in...
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Regents approve $4.5 billion budget for 2018-19

The CU Board of Regents on Friday unanimously passed a $4.5 billion operating budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year that includes modest tuition increases and a 3...
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Board of Regents June meeting coverage

Regents approve $4.5 billion budget for 2018-19 The CU Board of Regents on Friday unanimously passed a $4.5 billion operating budget for the 2018-19 fiscal...
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New policy provides four weeks paid parental leave

Kathy Nesbitt, vice president of employee and information services, began her June 21 presentation to the Board of Regents at CU Boulder saying, “I am here to...
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Staff Council hears update on paid parental leave policy
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What you need to know about the new parental leave policy

University of Colorado 12-month faculty and university staff may take 160 hours of paid parental leave as part of a new administrative policy effective July 1...
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Regents question strategy of proposed diversity inventory

At the conclusion of the diversity inventory presentation by Kathy Nesbitt, vice president of employee and information services, members of the CU Board of...
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Proposed changes to Regent Law and Policy move forward

The Board of Regents on June 21 passed a notice of motion to move forward proposed revisions to articles 1, 5 and 7 of the laws of the regents, with some board...
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Student mental health a critical, growing issue

The health and safety of students at CU is a top priority, and with suicide rates on the rise nationally and in Colorado, the Board of Regents last week heard...
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Tenure list: June 2018

At its June 21-22 meeting at the University of Colorado Boulder, the CU Board of Regents approved 73 awards and appointments of tenure. CU Boulder Appointments...
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Two policies dropped, others await further review by stakeholders
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Six systemwide policy changes take effect July 1

The Office of Policy and Efficiency (OPE) has announced changes to six administrative policy statements (APS) – five revisions and one new – from the Academic/...
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UCCS Downtown bringing collaboration to center of Colorado Springs

UCCS Downtown bringing collaboration to center of Colorado Springs

UCCS will bring the energy and exceptional teaching of one of the state’s fastest-growing universities to the center of Colorado Springs with the opening of...
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Faculty profile: Life rerouted Margaret Harris’ plans

Faculty profile: Life rerouted Margaret Harris’ plans

As a girl, Margaret Harris knew she wanted to grow up to help people but didn’t know in what role. Her parents hoped it would be as a medical doctor. Only...
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Daniels Ethical Leader Award
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Call for nominations: Daniels Ethical Leader Award

Nominations for the 2018 Bill Daniels Ethical Leader of the Year Award are being accepted. Deadline for nominations is Aug. 1. Denver is home to many...
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CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards celebrate employee-generated solutions
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Weeding through innovations

Weeding out the winners was the daunting task faced by the voting body for the 2018 CU Innovation and Efficiency Awards. In the end, the weeds won.
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Hundreds of CU faculty, staff ready to roll for Bike to Work Day
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Hundreds of CU faculty, staff ready to roll for Bike to Work Day

On Wednesday, June 27, hundreds of CU staff, faculty and students will join thousands of other Coloradans in riding on Bike to Work Day.
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Heritage Society welcomes 140 new members at annual luncheon

Heritage Society welcomes 140 new members at annual luncheon

Two couples, and the surgeon who performed a life-saving transplant that united them, received a hero’s welcome at the annual University of Colorado Heritage...
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University of Colorado MOOC enrollments top 2 million
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University of Colorado MOOC enrollments top 2 million

A leader in massive open online courses – or MOOCs – the University of Colorado recently exceeded 2 million enrollments since first offering the classes in...
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June payday will return to June
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June payday will return to June

University of Colorado employees who are paid monthly will now receive their June paycheck on the final business day in June, instead of the first business day...
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Gov. Hickenlooper signs bill for cyber workforce development and research funding

Gov. Hickenlooper signs bill for cyber workforce development and research funding

Flanked by bill sponsors and stakeholders, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the “Cyber Coding Cryptology for State Records” bill into law in a formal signing...
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Staff Council hears update on paid parental leave policy
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Staff Council hears update on paid parental leave policy

All four University of Colorado campuses are exploring the merits of offering a paid parental leave policy, a move that had been recommended by the CU Staff...
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KPWE luncheon, fundraising raises $136,000 for unstoppable women

KPWE luncheon, fundraising raises $136,000 for unstoppable women

The success of seven women, who overcame multiple obstacles to earn a UCCS degree, was celebrated during the 14th Karen Possehl Women’s Endowment Unstoppable...
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CU Connections resumes weekly publication
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CU Connections begins summer publication schedule in June

CU Connections will begin its summer publication schedule after the May 31 issue, when issues will appear biweekly. No new issues are scheduled to appear on...
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Regents committee discusses proposed policies on freedom of expression
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Regents committee discusses proposed policies on freedom of expression

The CU Board of Regents’ Governance Committee on Wednesday advanced an extension and clarification of the university’s commitment to free speech in its policy...

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