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

University of Colorado Value Index
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University of Colorado Value Index

The value of higher education is multifaceted, not just about earnings. The Value Index is a qualitative and quantitative measure with five dimensions – each of which have four variables – that indicate value relative to educational attainment. Those five dimensions are: Economic Related, Health
CU Board of Regents
 

Compensation Increases Approved

I’m grateful to all of you for making the fall semester a tremendous success, and I’m pleased to share some exciting news. The regents supported and have approved compensation increases for eligible faculty and university staff (non-classified) at CU Boulder, CU Denver, UCCS and system administration.
Keep Edu Affordable
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The Denver Post

Op-Ed: Keep college affordable by doubling Pell Grants

Among the many questions high school students face, the one that looms largest is, “What are your plans after graduation?” The high school graduate whose plans include getting a bachelor’s degree ultimately will have more opportunities to attain economic and social mobility. On average, that person will earn $1.5 million dollars more over their working life.
 

Statements from President Saliman

 

A Message from CU Leadership on the DACA Program

The University of Colorado applauds and supports recent actions by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to strengthen the DACA program through the federal rule-making process.
 

Board of Regents Approves Systemwide Strategic Plan

Aug. 18, 2021 I’m thrilled to share that the Board of Regents last week voted 8-0 to approve the system strategic plan, “Innovating for the Future.” This is great news for the University of Colorado, our students and the entire state. When combined with the campus strategic plans, the system plan
 

CU Requires Vaccine for Fall Semester 2021

Since the health and safety of our campus communities is among our top priorities, we have determined to require that all University of Colorado students, faculty and staff receive a COVID-19 vaccine before the start of fall semester 2021.

Recent Newsletters

A Holistic Look at the Value of Higher Education

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September 2022

A Holistic Look at the Value of Higher Education

Cost should never be a barrier to an excellent education. At the University of Colorado, we’re working hard to break down that barrier and helping students and families reduce the cost of earning a college degree. At the same time, we know the value of a degree remains a point of contention for many people who take a bottom-line approach: Does someone’s future income justify the cost of earning their degree? While the answer is yes, we must broaden the conversation to account for the many other factors that contribute to the very real value of a degree.
CU Helps Students Reduce the Cost of Earning a College Degree

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August 2022

A Nice Surprise for Some Incoming Students

While most understand the value of a college education, the costs of attaining one can seem daunting. That’s why CU is helping Colorado students and families reduce the cost of earning a degree in a variety of ways.
50 Years of Title IX

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July 2022

A Half-century of Opportunity

Ceal Barry. Kelly Campbell. Emma Coburn. Kara Goucher. Yolanda Johnson. Crystal Krebs. Jamillah Lang. Yvonne Scott. Shelley Sheetz. Jenny Simpson. Lisa Van Goor. Jane Wahl.

These incredible women – and there are so many others – are celebrated members of the University of Colorado community and