Committees

Governance Committee

The primary function of the committee is to review and recommend policies and procedures to enhance the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Board of Regents. The committee shall have all authority necessary to fulfill the duties and responsibilities assigned to the committee in Regent Policy 2.C.2 or otherwise assigned to it by the Board of Regents.

Illana Dubin Spiegel
Ilana Dubin Spiegel

Chair

Glen Gallegos
Glen Gallegos

Vice Chair

Leslie Smith
Lesley Smith

Member

Regent Frank McNulty
Frank McNulty

Member

Finance Committee

The primary function of the committee is to oversee the fiscal stability and condition of the university as well as the university’s facilities and operations. The Finance Committee monitors the university’s financial operations, debt level, and investment performance. The Board of Regents as a whole must exercise the fiduciary responsibilities and provide guidance on fiscal policy and planning matters. To this end, the areas of tuition, fees, compensation, issuance of debt, and the annual operating budget shall be the purview of the full board.

Nolbert Chavez
Nolbert Chavez

Chair

Montero
Ken Montera

Vice Chair

Glen Gallegos
Glen Gallegos

Member

Wanda James
Wanda James

Member

University Affairs Committee

The committee focuses on the educational mission of the CU campuses. CU is committed to delivering a high quality education: one that is focused on its students' academic well-being; and committed to their acquisition of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be informed citizens, productive workers, life-long learners, and contributors to society.

Leslie Smith
Lesley Smith

Chair

Montero
Ken Montera

Vice Chair

Regent Mark VanDriel
Mark VanDriel

Member

Wanda James
Wanda James

Member

Audit Committee

The committee’s primary purpose is to assist the Board of Regents in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities for (1) the integrity of the university’s financial statements; (2) the adequacy of the university’s internal control structure; (3) identifying significant risks or exposures facing the university; and (4) the qualifications, independence, and performance of the university’s internal and external auditors.

Regent Frank McNulty
Frank McNulty

Chair

Illana Dubin Spiegel
Ilana Dubin Spiegel

Vice Chair

Regent Mark VanDriel
Mark VanDriel

Member

Nolbert Chavez
Nolbert Chavez

Member

Other Committees

The Regents also serve in the following liaison roles:

University of Colorado Investment Advisory Committee (one regent) - Ken Montera, 23-24
University of Colorado Foundation Board (one regent, non-voting) - Ilana Spiegel, 23-24
Auraria Board (one regent) - Lesley Smith, 23-24

Upcoming Meetings & Events

13
March
2024
The CU Board of Regents' Audit Committee will host a meeting on Wednesday, March 13, 2024.
1:00pm - 3:00pm
19
March
2024
The CU Board of Regents' University Committee will host a meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2024.
1:00pm - 3:30pm