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Board of Regents meeting
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CU Connections

Unprecedented times, unprecedented board meeting

In video conference, regents agree to delay vote on tuition, fees, compensation.
CU In The Media
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Daily Camera

CU braces for economic impact of coronavirus

CU officials outlined the potential impacts of the coronavirus recession at a system finance committee meeting.
CU's mission is our priority
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CU President Mark Kennedy, CU’s mission is our priority

During the COVID-19 crisis, the University of Colorado will continue on our mission to serve our students, state and nation. In a time of uncertainty, CU and its fellow institutions can be a touchstone for where we are going and where we have been.
The Cure is Us
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The Cure is Us

It's up to each of us to do the right thing. Take the pledge! Debbie and I did, you can too! #stayhealthy #staysafe #stayinside #thecureisus www.thecureis.us
CU In the Media
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Daily Camera

CU system predicts funding cuts amid coronavirus upheaval

University of Colorado system leaders are predicting significant funding cuts amid the economic upheaval brought on by coronavirus, which could lead to layoffs or furloughs.
Looking to tomorrow

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April 2020

Working for today, looking to tomorrow

Our world today is different, with many once-familiar things turned upside down. Between now and when we return to normal, or a slightly altered version of normal, we are facing the difficulties and opportunities that lie ahead for our society and our university with resolution and purpose.
Coronavirus
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COVID-19 statement from President Kennedy

The environment brought about by COVID-19, with sudden and significant changes to teaching, learning, research, living and work, has challenged us all. It also has led to heightened levels of stress and anxiety, particularly for certain members of the University of Colorado community.
CU In The Media
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Daily Camera

CU’s Kennedy, higher ed leaders seek emergency funds amid coronavirus outbreak

A letter sent to the state’s congressional delegation on March 20 outlines the need for emergency aid to students and institutions, technology funding, supplemental research funding and access to low-cost capital amid a worsening economic and public health crisis caused by the novel coronavirus.
CU Online
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CU Connections

President Kennedy announces delays, pauses for key initiatives

The ripple effects from COVID-19 are causing delays in some of the major systemwide initiatives that have been underway for several months at CU, including the strategic plan, technology enablement project and online learning initiative.
Coronavirus
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A message from President Kennedy

Thank you for your continued efforts to deal with the COVID-19 crisis. I appreciate all you are doing to help protect the health and safety of the university community while also ensuring we continue to meet our mission in teaching and research.
CU In the Media
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Daily Camera

CU Boulder move to online-only classes mostly smooth after coronavirus cancels live classes

More than 30,000 University of Colorado Boulder students and their professors have transitioned from traditional, in-person classes to all online classes within a matter of days.
CU, yesterday and today podcast
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CU on the Air

CU on the Air: CU, yesterday and today

In this special episode of CU on the Air, we talk with University of Colorado President Mark R. Kennedy about what CU is doing to ensure the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff as well as emergency plans in place and long-term impact on the university.
Coronavirus
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CU on the Air

Coronavirus: President Kennedy discusses the steps underway at CU

We talk with University of Colorado President Mark R. Kennedy about what CU is doing to ensure the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff as well as emergency plans in place and long-term impact on the university.
Corona Virus
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CU Connections

CU leadership announces further steps in coronavirus response

As the spread of coronavirus continues throughout the state, nation and world, University of Colorado leaders are announcing further steps in response.
CU Board of Regents Chair Glen Gallegos
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Statement from President Mark Kennedy and Board of Regents Chairman Glen Gallegos on COVID-19 planning

We have been actively engaged with University of Colorado campuses in our evolving plans to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, which is our top priority.
Coronavirus
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Daily Camera

CU Boulder cancels in-person classes as coronavirus spreads in CO

University of Colorado Boulder will cancel all in-person classes for the rest of the semester starting Monday, joining dozens of universities across the country in switching to online-only education.
Coronavirus
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An update from President Kennedy and Colorado higher-ed leaders to legislators

CU joined with Colorado’s public and private colleges and universities in engaging our Congressional delegation to request emergency aid for our students and institutions.
A CU student cleans the feet of a homeless man
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Health and harmony for the homeless

CU Anschutz students understand health care goes beyond medical attention
President Mark Kennedy
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Statement from President Kennedy on (COVID-19)

As concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) grow, we have taken steps on each of our campuses and our system offices to ensure that the best resources and information are available.
Becoming engaged
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Opportunity for all

My wife Debbie and I were first-generation college students, meaning none of our parents had a college degree. The degrees we earned opened the world for us and fostered opportunities we still realize today.
Coronavirus

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March 2020

CU coronavirus update

The University of Colorado is closely following developments related to the international spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The health and safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority as we coordinate our planning and response.
President Mark Kennedy
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CU Connections

Five questions for President Mark Kennedy

Mark Kennedy became the 23rd president of the University of Colorado in July 2019. He came to CU after successful careers in business, government and higher education.
Theodosia Cook
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CU names chief diversity officer

The University of Colorado named Theodosia Cook as chief diversity officer for the four-campus university system.
Global Emergency Care Initiative gives students real-world experience; educating medical, public health and advanced practice students locally and globally
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CU in Africa – and beyond

Global Emergency Care Initiative gives students real-world experience; educating medical, public health and advanced practice students locally and globally .