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2019 Rocky Mountain Showdown Leadership
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2019 Rocky Mountain Showdown

CSU and CU leadership talk about the impact our two systems.
CU In The Media
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KOA

CU President Mark Kennedy Talks Start of School

CU President Mark Kennedy joins us to discuss the start of the school year and how he's adjusted to his new position so far.
Mark Kennedy COLTT Conference 2019
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CU President Mark Kennedy Introduction to the 2019 COLTT Conference

CU President Mark Kennedy Introduction to the 2019 Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology Conference at the University of Colorado.
CU In The Media
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The Daily Sentinel

New CU president to visit this week

Meeting the needs of the state and communities like Grand Junction is a critical part of what we do at CU.
CU In the Media
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The Durango Herald

Durango, I’m coming to spread the CU good news

I’m looking forward to visiting southwestern Colorado next week for a number of reasons. Since taking over as the president of the University of Colorado just over a month ago
Introductions at UCCS

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August 2019

An eventful entrance

It has been an eventful month-plus since I began my position as president of the University of Colorado. I’ve met many people inside and outside the university, visited each of our four campuses multiple times and gotten to experience different parts of our diverse state and the Denver metro area.
Mark Kennedy & Ken McConnellogue - CU On The Air
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CU on the Air

Catching up with CU’s 23rd president – what’s ahead?

CU on The Air talks with new University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy, who was named by the Board of Regents on May 2 to be the 23rd President of the University of Colorado system.
CU In The Media
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The Pueblo Chieftain

Forging ties between CU and Pueblo

I'm visiting Pueblo for the first time on Tuesday, a few short weeks after assuming my new job. I'm interested to learn more about your community and excited to be part of an event to welcome students from Southern Colorado
CU In The Media
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Westword

New CU President Mark Kennedy on Past Controversies, Big Goals

Since I've been here, I've been broadly engaging all the elements of the state and the nation that are important to CU. I've met with the governor, I've met with all but one of the federal legislators at the Capitol conference in Washington.
CU In the Media
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CU visiting Fort Morgan on Tuesday

Representatives of the University of Colorado will visit Fort Morgan to welcome students.
CU In The Media
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Journal Advocate

New University of Colorado president committed to community outreach across Colorado

I never lived in a town with more than 500 people until I graduated from college.
CU In The Media
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The Denver Post

As I take the helm at CU, I will connect with all of Colorado

Like many a newcomer to Colorado, I’m struck by the state’s grandeur and vibrancy. Although I’ve spent a fair amount of time here, my wife Debbie and I are looking forward to discovering more about our new home and exploring all it has to offer.
CU In The Media
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The Gazette

A special bond between universities and communities

Since I was selected as CU president in early May, I’ve learned even more about the deep ties between the campus and the community and region. I heard good questions, had interesting exchanges...
Meeting at LASP

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July 2019

Excited to be at CU

I’m thrilled to begin my time as president of the University of Colorado. Since my selection in early May, I have spent considerable time learning more about CU, its people, activities, impact and the four campuses. The more I learn, the more I want to know.
Mark Kennedy's first day. 2019
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President Mark Kennedy visits all four campuses

I had a remarkable day visiting all four CU campuses and learning more about our great university. I want to thank the CU community for the warm welcome and fascinating insights.
President Mark Kennedy
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Mark Kennedy chosen as CU President

Mark Kennedy on May 2 was elected the 23rd president of the University of Colorado by a 5-4 vote by the Board of Regents.