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

Dr. Ann Schmiesing

President Saliman Names Dr. Ann Schmiesing Interim CU Denver Chancellor Effective August 26

Schmiesing, vice chancellor for academic resource management at CU Boulder, will return to the Boulder campus once the permanent CU Denver chancellor is named following a national search.
Regents July 2024 Retreat
Daily Camera

CU Officials Discuss Vision for the Future

Officials at the University of Colorado heard updates on systemwide goals before considering a new vision for the future at the Board of Regents retreat in Bailey, Colorado.
Aspen Institute Central Mountain Outreach Tour
CU Connections

Summer Outreach Tour Kicks Off in West Central Colorado

President Todd Saliman and other CU leaders held meetings in Glenwood Springs, Aspen, Gunnison and Buena Vista over the three-day tour.

Recent Newsletters

President's Newsletter, June 2024


June 2024

Students Benefit from CU’s Dynamic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

More than 14,200 University of Colorado students received their degrees at Spring Commencement ceremonies on our campuses last month. As we continue celebrating our newest alumni reaching this milestone, it’s a fitting time to consider the impact they’ll have on our communities, state, nation and world.
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

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.