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Statement From Board of Regents on UCCS Campus Shooting

We were saddened to learn about this morning's tragedy at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus, which authorities are currently investigating. As we are learning from communications being sent by law enforcement authorities and campus leadership, it appears this was an isolated incident.
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University of Colorado Campuses Drive $10.8 Billion in Economic Impact

With the inclusion of CU affiliate hospitals, the figure reaches $17.2 billion.
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Can Higher Education Help Solve Eagle County’s Workforce Challenges?

CU leaders visited the Colorado Mountain College Vail Valley campus for a discussion with local business and nonprofit leaders about top workforce challenges. The roundtable was part of CU's Summer Outreach Tour, which took university representatives across the state to hear from communities about their needs.
Regent Ken Montera, Regent Emeritus Kyle Hybl and Col Vik Bebarta, M.D.
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CU Center for COMBAT Research’s Mission in Spotlight at Joint Event with El Pomar Foundation

Regent Ken Montera, vice chair, and Regent Emeritus Kyle Hybl co-hosted the event at the Penrose House in Colorado Springs.
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CU Summer Outreach Tour Continues in Southern Colorado

Regents and other system leaders met with community members and students on a recent trip to the region that included stops in Pueblo and Pueblo West, Cañon City, Florence, Walsenburg, La Veta and Trinidad.
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CU Celebrates LGBTQ+ Community at Denver Pride

CU marked its eighth consecutive year as a proud sponsor of Denver Pride, the annual festival, parade and 5K race celebrating the LGBTQ+ community.
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Regents Elect Callie Rennison as Chair, Ken Montera as Vice Chair

The nine regents elected both Rennison and Montera by acclamation during the board’s June meeting at the University of Colorado Boulder.
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CU’s Summer Outreach Tour Included Burlington

University of Colorado leaders kicked off this year’s summer outreach to communities across the state with a visit to several eastern plains communities May 15-17.
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CU’s Summer Outreach Tour Kicks Off with Visit to Colorado’s Eastern Plains

During the three-day trip to Burlington, Kit Carson, Hugo and Limon, the CU group met with community leaders, public school administrators, elected officials, health care providers, business leaders, and students and families.
Regent Mark VanDriel at his swearing-in ceremony in January 2023.
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Five Questions for Mark VanDriel

Regent touts CU’s ‘special place in the higher education landscape.’
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Regents begin consideration of 2023-24 budget possibilities

The Board of Regents has begun the work of determining the 2023-24 budget for the four-campus system with consideration of three potential budget scenarios for the fiscal year.
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CU Boulder Today

Building renaming to honor legacies of Ofelia Miramontes, Leonard Baca

With the unanimous approval of the regents, the campus will move forward with a recommendation to rename Fleming the Ofelia Miramontes and Leonard Baca Education Building, which is the new home of CU Boulder’s School of Education.
Ken Montera, center, with son Michael, left, grandson Henry and son Brien. Brien’s son Henry is the fifth generation of the Montera family to be born in Colorado.
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Five questions for Ken Montera

Vice chair of Board of Regents took lessons in leadership from corporate world, the campaign trail – and a CU education.
Two Distinguished Professors will be honored Feb. 9
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Distinguished Professor 2022 cohort now totals nine

The CU Board of Regents on Nov. 3 voted to approve seven faculty members, recommended by President Todd Saliman with the concurrence of the systemwide Committee of Distinguished Professors. The board is expected to approve the two newest Distinguished Professors on Feb. 9, with formal recognition of all nine taking place during a board meeting later this spring.
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CU Denver program helps incarcerated learners reach milestone

A CU Denver partnership with the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC) recently celebrated a milestone, holding “graduation” ceremonies for incarcerated learners who completed a seven-class sequence leading toward a Certificate in Strategic Communication.
Leadership inspired by visits across the state for listening, learning
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Regents engaged with outreach efforts

The University of Colorado Board of Regents last week showed its enthusiasm and appreciation for progress in one of its key priorities – community outreach and engagement.
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The Gazette

GUEST COLUMN: Reflections on 12 years as a CU Regent

Sue Sharkey represented the Fourth Congressional District for two terms on the CU Board of Regents, including two years as chair and three as vice chair.
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Board of Regents officially welcomes four newest members

Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian Boatright last week swore in four members of the University of Colorado Board of Regents who were elected in November.
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Meet Regent-elect Ken Montera

Ken Montera was elected to the Fifth Congressional District for the term that begins in January 2023. He is the current vice chair of the Board of Regents after being appointed by Gov. Jared Polis upon the departure of Regent Chance Hill.
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Meet Regent-elect Frank McNulty

Frank McNulty has been elected to represent the people of Colorado’s Fourth Congressional District on the University of Colorado Board of Regents.
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Meet Regent-elect Mark VanDriel

Mark VanDriel was elected to the CU Board of Regents to serve a six-year term in the new Eighth Congressional District.
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Meet Regent-elect Wanda James

Regent-elect Wanda James became the first Black woman elected to the board in over 44 years. She will serve in Colorado’s First Congressional District.
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Seven faculty members join ranks of CU Distinguished Professors

The CU Board of Regents on Nov. 3 voted to approve the cohort of faculty members, recommended by President Todd Saliman with the concurrence of the systemwide Committee of Distinguished Professors. This year’s honorees will be formally recognized during a board meeting in spring 2023.
Ken Montera, Wanda James and Frank McNulty
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James, McNulty to join Board of Regents; Montera returning

As votes across Colorado continued to be tallied on Wednesday, three seats on the Board of Regents had been determined, with a fourth too close to call.