Office of the President

News & Resources

CU In The Media
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

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

CU visiting Fort Morgan on Tuesday

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


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

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

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.