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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
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Here’s What Education, Business, and Community Leaders Are Saying About the Permanent, Bipartisan Solution to Provide Property Tax Relief for Coloradans

DENVER - Earlier today, Governor Polis, legislative leadership and legislators announced a bipartisan, long-term solution to save Coloradans money on their property taxes, building on the billions of dollars in savings the state has provided over the last three years. This proposal will ensure that
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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.
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...
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CU Achieves $428 Million in Operating Efficiencies Over Six-year Period

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

How Do We Get Colorado Students to Pursue Higher Education and Work In State

A new legislative proposal offering income tax credits to encourage students to attend a four-year college is the latest in a growing list of state measures trying to get Colorado students to stay here and eventually take in-demand, good-paying jobs.
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CU Connections

CU-led Legislation Aims to Improve College Affordability

As proposed, House Bill 24-1340 aims to make college more affordable for Colorado students through different incentives.
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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
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

President Saliman, Regent Rennison at state capitol with shared governance leaders
CU Connections

CU Leaders Stress Importance of State Support at Capitol Hearing

President Todd Saliman and Regent Callie Rennison were joined by CU's shared governance leaders in an appearance before the state's Joint Budget Committee.
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University of Colorado Committed to Campus Diversity

I am honored to walk arm in arm with Colorado’s diverse communities as we work to reflect the diversity of our great state with our students, faculty and staff.
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

President's Newsletter, Oct. 2023


October 2023

An Exciting Time for the CU Community

What an exciting time for research and discovery at the University of Colorado! The buzz surrounding CU is resonating from coast to coast. Our premier programs are garnering well-deserved recognition, and our leadership in innovation is putting CU at the center of transformative initiatives and

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University of Colorado Campuses Drive $10.8 Billion in Economic Impact

With the inclusion of CU affiliate hospitals, the figure reaches $17.2 billion.

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
D’Elia recognized as President’s Employee of the Year
CU Connections

D’Elia recognized as President’s Employee of the Year

Gwendolyn D’Elia, training specialist with Advancement at CU system administration, recently was honored as the 2024 President’s Employee of the Year. D’Elia received a plaque and $1,000 award, which is presented by System Staff Council, during a Sept. 14 ceremony at 1800 Grant St. Nine other nominees for the award, given in recognition and appreciation of exceptional job performance, also were recognized, as were many system administration employees who reached milestone years of service during the 2023 fiscal year.
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A Message to the CU Boulder Community

Today at the annual CU Boulder State of the Campus address, Chancellor DiStefano announced his intention to retire from the position of Chancellor at CU Boulder, marking 2023-2024 his last academic year as chancellor. I am deeply grateful for Phil's decades of service and dedication to the entire CU system.
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CSU's Tony Frank and CU's Todd Saliman Talk About Being Rivals, Partners

CU and CSU may be rivals on the field for the Rocky Mountain Showdown, but CU President Todd Saliman and CSU Chancellor Tony Frank discuss how the universities work together to ensure all students have a pathway to higher education in Colorado.
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CU and CSU Partnership Outshines Rivalry

This weekend marks the return of what is arguably Colorado’s greatest college rivalry: the Rocky Mountain Showdown between our state’s largest public research universities, Colorado State and the University of Colorado. While football is in the spotlight this weekend, the occasion allows us to celebrate all that CU and CSU have to offer our great state year-round.
President's Newsletter Sept 2023


September 2023

Celebrating the Great State of Colorado

It's no secret: I love Colorado! Our spectacular state offers so many things to celebrate every day. From our mountains to our plains, our big cities and small towns, our terrific weather, and, most importantly, the many wonderful people who enrich the Centennial State with a wide array of cultures

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CBS4 Denver

On-field Rivals CU and CSU Encourage Students to Stay in Colorado: "We Want You"

CBS News Colorado's Karen Leigh interviewed University of Colorado President Todd Saliman and Colorado State University Chancellor Dr. Tony Frank ahead of the schools' Rocky Mountain Showdown football game scheduled for Saturday night.
CU leaders meet with business roundtable in Eagle County.

Can Higher Education Help Solve Eagle County’s Workforce Challenges

Local employers have a roundtable discussion with University of Colorado leaders.
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August 2023

Excited for a New Academic Year

I love this time of year! Tens of thousands of students are converging on our four campuses for the start of the fall semester. As they settle in and begin their classes, students will be seeking new connections and building on existing ones. These relationships are vital parts of the college

CU President Todd Saliman with CU community members.
CU Connections

CU Celebrates LGBTQ+ Community at Denver Pride

CU marked its eighth consecutive year as a proud sponsor of Denver Pride, the annual festival, parade and 5K race celebrating the LGBTQ+ community.