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Statement from CU President and Chancellors on Colorado Springs Tragedy

The University of Colorado community abhors the horrific and senseless violence that struck Colorado Springs in the early morning hours. Just as we grieve with our family, friends and neighbors, we also stand resolute that violence and hate will not prevail, including hate directed at the LGBTQ+ community. Significantly, as we recognize Transgender Day of Remembrance, we are sadly reminded of how much work remains.
 

Statement from President Saliman and CU Chancellors on the Supreme Court’s Deliberations on Affirmative Action

The University of Colorado remains strongly committed to fostering a student body, faculty and staff that reflects the diversity of Colorado and makes our institution a better place.
Oct. 2022

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October 2022

CU Research Benefits Colorado, the Nation and the World

In addition to their amazing scholarly, teaching and creative contributions, our faculty are saving and improving lives with their research and discoveries while also addressing some of our world’s most urgent challenges.
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Statement from CU Leadership Regarding Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals' Oct. 5 DACA Decision

CU’s position on DACA remains clear and consistent: Congress needs to act to find a permanent solution and pathway to citizenship. We remain steadfast in our support of CU’s Dreamers who study and work across our four campuses and in our communities.
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
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.
DACA statement
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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.
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

As we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Title IX this summer, it’s a good time to reflect on how this groundbreaking law has shaped higher education and CU, and consider where we need to go in the next 50 years.
CU Graduates

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May 2022

Leading the University of Colorado into the Future

CU plays a critical role for our state, nation and world. We educate well-rounded students who bring highly skilled talent to the workforce. Our faculty conduct research that tackles some of society’s most vexing problems. Their work also improves our state, our quality of life and sometimes it even saves lives. And we develop the entrepreneurs of tomorrow, who deliver big ideas that drive innovation and boost the economy.
Creating a More Inclusive CU

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February 2022

Creating a More Inclusive CU

Everyone has an important role in advancing our desire to be a university that represents Colorado’s diversity of people and opinions. It starts with listening to and learning from each other. Listening with openness and without assumptions. Listening with compassion. Listening with understanding that each person’s journey is different from our own. The simple art of purposeful and intentional listening – and valuing other’s perspectives - is a vital step toward change.
CU visits Southwest Colorado

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November 2021

CU is Colorado’s University

Outreach to communities statewide helps us better serve Colorado.
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.
Todd Saliman

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September 2021

CU is Listening to Colorado

As we travel the state demonstrating CU’s impact, we want to hear from you.
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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
Vaccination Required
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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.
CU's first systemwide land acknowledgement statement
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CU Systemwide Lands Recognition Statement

We arrived at this statement after connecting with Native American groups on all CU campuses, as well as with campus chief diversity officers, chancellors and system leadership. We will post it on university websites, as well as use it in selected publications and at events.