Office of the President
CU is all about opportunity and serving our communities, state, nation and world. The extraordinary students, faculty and staff reach for the stars, explore the earth, engage in society and advance wellbeing every day. What an honor to be part of the CU team.
- Todd Saliman, CU President

Recent News

Colorado State Capitol

University of Colorado partners with state leaders to improve college affordability, stimulate industry

DENVER – The University of Colorado was at the forefront in pushing new legislation and funding commitments from Colorado lawmakers to improve affordability for college students and position the state to lead in the burgeoning quantum industry. Two key bills supported at the Capitol by CU President
Dr Justin Schwartz CU Boulder Chancellor

President Saliman Announces Dr. Justin Schwartz as CU Boulder Chancellor

It is my great pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Justin Schwartz as the next chancellor of CU Boulder, effective July 1. I am confident he will be a leader who has the skills, experience, enthusiasm and vision to help guide CU Boulder into an exciting future.
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CU Connections

CU Achieves $428 Million in Operating Efficiencies Over Six-year Period

$96.4 million in efficiencies were achieved during the most recent fiscal year.

Recent Newsletters

April 2024


April 2024

A Meaningful Step Toward Improving Affordability

I love springtime in Colorado. One minute we’re basking in warm weather and longer days, the next we’re digging out from under a heavy blanket of snow. The anticipation, hope and uncertainty that come with spring weather echo the emotions many high school seniors experience...
President's Newsletter, Jan. 2024


January 2024

A look back as we forge ahead in 2024

Happy New Year and happy spring semester! As I consider the upcoming year at the University of Colorado, I’m filled with hope and gratitude for CU – for our faculty, students, staff, alumni, donors and many other supporters – and the incredible work happening here. The CU community achieved much in

Newsletter November 2023


November 2023

Giving Thanks for the CU Community

Giving thanks for the good people, good work and good forces in our lives is always important, but it feels essential right now, and not just because of the upcoming holiday. Gratitude is simple to convey, yet it has a powerful and positive effect.

I’m incredibly grateful for the University of

Statements from President Saliman


Statement on Shooting at UCCS

Dear CU Community, As you have likely heard, police are conducting a homicide investigation at CU’s Colorado Springs campus, UCCS. I am deeply saddened by this incident, which is a tragedy for the CU community in general and UCCS in particular. The Colorado Springs Police Department is reporting

Joint Statement from the CU President and Chancellors Regarding the Hamas Attacks on Israel

We at the University of Colorado are horrified and saddened by the Hamas terrorist attacks on Israel that have sparked a war with the full breadth of consequences not yet known. Our hearts weigh heavy for all those who have been impacted by the conflict and the killing and wounding of so many. We

Statement from President Saliman and CU Chancellors on the Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision

The University of Colorado is unwavering in its commitment to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment that embraces and celebrates individuals from all backgrounds. CU strongly believes in the transformative power of education, and we are dedicated to reflecting the diversity of our great state, nation and world as we build pathways that provide opportunity for aspiring learners to fulfill their college aspirations.