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CRM-tech
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CU Connections

CU Working to Coordinate Its Constituent Relationship Management

The main goal for the project is to develop a systemwide CRM strategy and supporting technical architecture that includes Recruitment and Admissions, Student Experience, and Advancement and Alumni Engagement. Expected benefits include improving student success, standardization of student data, more effective information technology and lower costs.
Dr. Neill Epperson
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CU on the Air

Mind the Brain, You Can’t Go Without It

CU on the Air speaks with Dr. Neill Epperson about her weekly podcast, Mind the Brain, which explores the many aspects of mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Metro Denver Tour
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Touring South Metro Denver

Michelle Marks, CU Denver chancellor, Tony Salazar, CU system AVP for engagement, and I met with great people and great companies on our South Metro Denver tour last month. At CU, we're working hard to drive opportunity for our students and the state.
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CU Taps Alpha Education to Advise CU Online Business Model

Alpha Education LLC will advise CU as it advances the CU Online systemwide, centralized operations. The move will allow the CU Online fall 2021 launch to remain on track after the Online Acceleration Committee was put on hold when it was determined the proposed financial model was unsustainable.
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CU Alters Relationship with Colorado Correctional Industries

CU will continue to consider CCI as a vendor for its furniture contracts across the four campuses and system administration, but it will no longer use it as an exclusive provider. The decision was based on a recommendation from a working group convened to examine the university’s relationship with CCI in light of concerns about its use of inmate labor and associated issues.
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Work Changes Brought on by Pandemic Expected to Continue

Remote working, budget challenges, furloughs and a hiring chill – side effects of the coronavirus pandemic – will continue to shape the work lives of CU system administration staff for the foreseeable future.
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University of Colorado Strengthens State's Economy

As CU carries out its mission of providing exceptional teaching, research and health care, it also generates an annual economic impact of $14.2 billion for the state of Colorado according to a new study by CU Boulder's Leeds School of Business.
CU In the Media
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Fox31 Denver

Changing Course at the University of Colorado

Hard work and meticulous planning have gone into welcoming students back to CU for the fall semester.
Colorado Correctional Industries new arrangement with CU
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CU alters relationship with Colorado Correctional Industries

The University of Colorado announced today it will continue to consider Colorado Correctional Industries (CCI) as a vendor for its furniture contracts, but it will no longer use it as an exclusive provider.
CU In the Media
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The Denver Post

University of Colorado Students Won’t Get Tuition Refunds, Regents Vote

Administration said refund would force more layoffs.
CU Online launches
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CU Connections

Online Acceleration Committee Pauses

The committee working to recommend a structure for CU’s combined online offerings for fall 2021 and beyond is pausing its work to take a deeper dive into finding a sustainable financial model.
The CU Board of Regents receives update on diversity resolution
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Board Given Update on Diversity Resolution

The CU Board of Regents did not vote on a proposed resolution that had been referred to its Governance and University Affairs committees last month, noting that it was up to the committees to bring it to the full board.
Chancellors discuss safe return to campus
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Chancellors Update Regents on Strict Safe Return Plans

Extensive protocols include testing, contact tracing and enforcement of public health guidelines.
CU on the Air talks with CFO Cook and President Kennedy
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CU on the Air

CU is Putting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the Forefront

CU on the Air talks to CU President Mark Kennedy and CU Chief Diversity Office Theodosia Cook about what is in the works, what is being planned and what still needs to be undertaken to end racism and further diversity, equity and inclusion on CU’s four campuses and in the larger community.
Mark Kennedy alumni and donors
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CU Records Solid Fundraising Year

The generosity of University of Colorado donors resulted in the second-best fundraising year in our university’s history. CU raised some $455 million across our four campuses.
Our Research Matters

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August 2020

Our Research Matters

As the nation’s 10th most prolific public research university, CU is a well-established and respected leader in innovation, developing solutions for many of today’s major challenges in aerospace, cybersecurity, health care, sustainability, urban vitality and more. Then came COVID-19.
Regents hear about civil rights
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Regents hear progress report on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

Current and future efforts to address issues of diversity, equity and inclusion within the University of Colorado community are broad and deep, CU leadership reported Tuesday to members of the Board of Regents.
Harper Johnson
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CU Connections

Transformation and Innovation Program: Who’s who

The effort at the system level is led by the recently formed Program Management Office, which is based in the Office of the President. The Program Management Office follows the systemwide IT strategy as determined by the president and chancellors, and works closely with the TIP Steering Committee.
Mary Ann Cutter
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Pandemic a fast-moving target for expert in medical ethics, philosophy

In 2012, she began work on ethical issues raised by how physicians understand and treat breast cancer, and this year is looking at how decisions are made regarding diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of COVID-19.
Diversity, equity and inclusion governance meetnig
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CU's Commitment to Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

I was pleased to engage with the CU Board of Regents about our efforts to address civil rights concerns at the joint meeting of the regents' Governance and University Affairs Committees.
CU In the Media
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The Gazette

EDITORIAL: President Mark Kennedy has CU on the right course

Mark Kennedy is so devoted to higher education he plans to donate $150,000 of this year’s scheduled bonus to a scholarship fund for first-generation college students from rural areas. He will leave the remaining $50,000 in the university’s budget.
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University of Colorado Anschutz, Boulder launch new initiative to expand research collaborations between campuses

Today, the University of Colorado announced the launch of AB Nexus, an initiative to expand research collaborations between the CU Anschutz and CU Boulder campuses.
Planning for an uncertain future higher ed panel
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Planning for an Uncertain Future

On July 27, 2020, the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce hosted the panel discussion, “U.S. Higher Education: Planning for an Uncertain Future.” Joining other higher education leaders in Colorado, I had the privilege of outlining how CU is addressing the challenges – and opportunities – of the moment.
CU In The Media
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The Denver Post

How is CU President Mark Kennedy Leading During a Pandemic?

The university is getting ready to welcome students back for hybrid learning this fall — or at least more ready than it was last March, with COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, quarantine spaces, social distancing measures, student conduct consequences for violating public health orders and improved online education models.