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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.
Frank McNulty
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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.
Mark VanDriel
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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.
Wanda James
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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.
Distinguished Professors
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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.
CU Denver and the DOC work together to educate inmates
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Prison Ed Enables Former Inmates to Assimilate, Thrive in Society

The Prison Education program through CU Denver and the Department of Corrections offers college communication classes that provide incarcerated individuals with the skills and confidence to return to their communities.
Leadership inspired by visits across the state for listening, learning
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CU on the road again

Starting in May and continuing through September, CU President Todd Saliman and members of the CU Board of Regents joined the CU Outreach & Engagement staff, led by Assistant Vice President for Outreach and Engagement Tony Salazar, on outreach tours across Colorado.
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Regents approve staff recommendation for no changes to Policy 14.D

As part of the continuing formal review of all regent laws and policies, the Board of Regents approved the staff recommendation for no changes to Policy 14.D: Authorization to Form and Contract with Non-profit Corporation(s) for Developing Discoveries and Technologies of the University of Colorado on September 9, 2022. For more detailed information, go to https://www.cu.edu/regents/rlpreview#tabs-2.
DACA statement
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A Message from CU Leadership on the DACA Program

The University of Colorado applauds and supports recent actions by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to strengthen the DACA program through the federal rule-making process.
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CU Boulder Today

Land acknowledgment honors contributions of Indigenous peoples, history of land

The University of Colorado Boulder has adopted a land acknowledgment recognizing that Colorado’s flagship campus sits on land that is part of the traditional territories of the Arapaho, Cheyenne, Ute and other Indigenous nations with historic and ongoing ties to the state.
Judi Diaz Bonacquisti
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President Saliman announces two key hires in system administration leadership

The CU president has chosen Judi Diaz Bonacquisti, Ed.D., senior diversity officer, and Chad Marturano as vice president and chief financial officer for the CU system. Both were born and raised in Colorado and have deep experience in higher education.
Diversity in the School of Medicine
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CU Anschutz Today

Amira del Pino-Jones, MD, Named CU School of Medicine’s Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As associate dean of DEI, del Pino-Jones will provide leadership in all aspects of the school’s DEI programs, including education, research, community outreach, recruitment, and support of faculty, residents, students, and staff.
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CU Boulder Today

South African activist Kumi Naidoo named keynote speaker for Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit

Kumi Naidoo, a South African activist, Rhodes scholar and former executive director of Greenpeace International, will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s Right Here, Right Now Global Climate Summit in Boulder, Colorado.
7 Questions with Charles Zug, author of “Demagogues in American Politics”
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UCCS Communique

7 Questions with UCCS' Charles Zug, author of “Demagogues in American Politics”

History is rife with examples of demagogues — charismatic leaders who know what the masses want to hear, and who use popular prejudices and false promises to sweep the “common people” into revolt against society’s elites.
CCCS and CU transfer students
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CU Boulder, UCCS and CU Denver part of CCCS Bridge to Bachelor’s Degree Program

The Colorado Community College System program ensures new, first-time students attending any CCCS College are guaranteed admission to a participating four-year college or university.
Front Range engineering grads can go to CU
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Daily Camera

Front Range CC Associate of Engineering Science can transfer to University of Colorado, CSU, Mines

The program aims to increase diversity in a field that consists of mostly white men.
CIRES RECCS program
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RECCS pairs community college students with CIRES scientists

A CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences) program, it was initiated by former faculty member and current Regent At-Large Lesley Smith.
9th Street Blessing
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CU Denver News

A Family Affair: A Special Blessing at Centennial House on Ninth Street

CU Regent, alumnus, and Chief of External Initiatives Nolbert Chavez arranged and hosted a special blessing at the historic Centennial House at 1050 9th St.
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Regents receive strategic plan progress update

Interim Chief Financial Officer Chad Marturano guided the board through the extensive assessment report.
Montero
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Gov. Polis Names New CU Regent

Gov. Jared Polis named the Colorado Springs Republican to the vacant seat last month after Regent Chance Hill resigned for personal reasons. Montera represents the 5th Congressional District.
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Gov. Polis Names New CU Regent

Governor Jared Polis on Monday appointed Republican Ken Montera to the vacant seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents that represents Colorado’s 5th Congressional District. The seat became open when Regent Chance Hill announced in November that he would step down from the board for personal reasons.
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A Statement from the Board of Regents and President Saliman on Regent Chance Hill

This morning, Regent Chance Hill, who represents the 5thCongressional District, announced that he will resign his seat on the University of Colorado Board of Regents immediately to pursue new professional opportunities outside the state.
AHA initiative brings STEM careers to life for high school girls
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Regents help showcase STEM careers at CU Boulder event

CU Regents Lesley Smith and Ilana Spiegel took part in the American Heart Association's STEM Goes Red event, part of an initiative bringing interesting careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life for young women.