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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.

President Saliman Names Dr. Jennifer Sobanet UCCS Interim Chancellor

Sobanet most recently served as executive vice chancellor of administration and strategy at CU Denver, joining the institution’s leadership team in 2016. During her time at CU Denver, she earned a doctorate in educational equity from the School of Education & Human Development.
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CU’s Summer Outreach tour Included Burlington

University of Colorado leaders kicked off this year’s summer outreach to communities across the state with a visit to several eastern plains communities May 15-17.
Regent Callie Rennison and Joe Penny of Penny Family Farms in Burlington, CO
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CU’s Summer Outreach Tour Kicks Off with Visit to Colorado’s Eastern Plains

During the three-day trip to Burlington, Kit Carson, Hugo and Limon, the CU group met with community leaders, public school administrators, elected officials, health care providers, business leaders, and students and families.
President Todd Saliman with CU Boulder's Golden Buffalo Marching Band


May 2023

A CU Education Goes Beyond Getting a Job

This is the best time of the year at the University of Colorado – commencement season – and it gets me thinking about the essence of a university like ours.

We play a critical role in preparing our graduates for their lives after college. Part of that means providing them with the skills they need

CU leaders with NASA leaders

CU Boulder, LASP Welcome NASA Leaders to Campus

A group of senior National Aeronautics and Space Administration leaders visited CU Boulder following the 38th annual Space Symposium in Colorado Springs and the Space Weather Workshop in Boulder.
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CU President Saliman Brings His Message to South Metro Denver

The South Metro Denver Chamber took University of Colorado President Todd Saliman and other university leaders on a tour of businesses and schools in Arapahoe and Douglas Counties.

Message from University of Colorado President and Chancellors Regarding Michigan State University Shooting

The University of Colorado community offers our deepest condolences to our friends and colleagues at Michigan State University in light of the terrible tragedy that happened on their campus on Monday. The families and friends of those directly affected are foremost in our minds. Todd Saliman

Statement on CU Treasury Issue

Dear Members of the CU Community, I want to update you on an issue I communicated about before the holiday break, funding for accelerating the systemwide strategic plan and related matters in the University Treasury. As I outlined in December, declines in the market, combined with a disconnect in

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


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.

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

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


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.
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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


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


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


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


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


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.
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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


September 2021

CU is Listening to Colorado

As we travel the state demonstrating CU’s impact, we want to hear from you.