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DEI Pillar Strat Plan
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Regents zoom in on strategic plan’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion emphasis

The Board of Regents has established diversity, equity and inclusion as core values of CU through its guiding principles and implements those principles through regent policy.
Regent Jack Kroll
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Five questions for Regent Jack Kroll

The new chair leads the CU Board of Regents into next week’s summer retreat.
Glen Gallegos
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Chair Glen Gallegos Statement on President Mark Kennedy

The Board of Regents appreciates Mark Kennedy’s service and dedication to the University of Colorado
CU Regent Callie Rennison
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Five questions for Callie Rennison

Regent and CU Denver professor says a faculty perspective strengthens the board.
Full classroom of students
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Regents set tuition rates for 2021-22

The Board of Regents on April 8 voted to approve recommendations on tuition, compensation and fees for the 2021-22 fiscal year. The plan calls for, in effect, a 0% tuition rate change for undergraduate students.
Nolbert Chavez on his Harley
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Five questions for Nolbert D. Chavez

Chavez may have been a newcomer to the CU Board of Regents when he was sworn in earlier this year, but he’s no stranger to CU, nor to leadership.
Photo of Regent Illana Spiegel and her family
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Five questions for Ilana Spiegel

The policy expert brings a ‘360-degree view of education’ to her role as CU regent.
Regents testify at State Capitol
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CU Boulder Today

CU professor, regents testify for in-state tuition for American Indian students with Colorado ties

Calling it “an important step in recognizing past injustices,” a CU Boulder professor, Regent Lesley Smith, Regent Emerita Irene Griego and alumni testified before the Colorado Senate Education Committee today, expressing support for a bill moving through the legislature that would grant in-state tuition to members of American Indian nations with historical ties to Colorado.
CU Regents In the News
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SPIEGEL, SHARKEY: Making college admission tests optional will remove barriers and create opportunity

A guiding principle of CU is to encourage and provide access to the university for all qualified Colorado students. Test-optional college admissions is an effective way to provide more access to more Coloradans while maintaining quality and integrity in admissions and a competitive advantage for Colorado higher education.
UCCS BA in Inclusive Early Childhood Education
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UCCS Communique

Regents approve Bachelor of Arts in Inclusive Early Childhood Education

In an effort to meet growing market needs for teachers in Colorado, the CU Board of Regents approved a new bachelor’s degree, the Bachelor of Arts in Inclusive Early Childhood Education, at its Feb. 11 meeting.
CU Boulder Buildings Renamed
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CU regents approve renaming of 2 CU Boulder buildings

At the CU Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 11, the regents approved resolutions to rename two campus buildings at CU Boulder -- one after pioneering alumna and lifelong educator Lucile Berkeley Buchanan and another after Professor Emeritus Albert Ramírez and Vera, his late wife, who for many years provided support, mentorship and guidance to first-generation and other underrepresented students.
Regents Kroll and Spiegel
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Regents Kroll, Spiegel on budget concerns, student support, DEI progress

Regents Jack Kroll and Ilana Spiegel addressed key issues during the virtual Jan. 28 Faculty Council meeting, including budget uncertainty, student support and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Out-of-Pocket Costs
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Adjusting for Inflation, Students' Out-of-Pocket Costs Decline

Financial aid for CU students has doubled since FY 2010-11, helping students' out-of-pocket expenses drop from nearly 5% in 2018 to 4% in 2020.
Focus Area: Affordability
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Challenging times call for diversifying CU’s revenue

CU and other institutions also are facing a declining number of college-age Coloradans, with a CU study predicting a 15% decline in the number of 18-year-olds over the next 15 years. And a growing number of the high school graduates who pursue college education will be in need of financial aid.
Nolbert Chavez being sworn in
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Three New Regents Sworn In

Nolbert Chavez, Callie Rennison and Ilana Speigel were sworn into the CU Board of Regents Jan. 9, 2021.
New regents
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Three newly elected regents officially join the board

Chavez, Rennison, Spiegel take oaths of office in virtual ceremony
Jeremy Hueth
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Regents name Hueth to interim leadership post

The CU Board of Regents named Jeremy Hueth the interim vice president, University Counsel and secretary of the Board of Regents.
CU Financial Aid
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CU Offers Record High Financial Aid and Low Student Debt Numbers

Individuals who earn a bachelor's degree or higher make on average $1.5 million more over their careers than people with a high school education only. CU has extensive financial aid opportunities -- giving away more each year than the other higher education institutions in the state combined -- to ensure students can reach their goals.
CU Peer Comparison
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CU Peers State Support and Tuition Comparison

The University of Colorado's four campuses are highly competitive with an impressive return on investment. Here is a comparison to each institution's national peers.
Value and affordability of a CU Education
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The Value of a CU Education

Learn about the value of a college degree, the cost of attendance, how CU funds student financial aid compared to the state and federal government, and the average amount of loan debt CU students have upon graduation.
Regents prioritize nondiscrimination
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Nondiscrimination: Conduct of Members of the University Community

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy in admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, its educational programs and activities. See more on Regent Laws
Screenshot from virtual Board of Regents meeting
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As pandemic continues, CU leadership considers tuition, student aid ramifications

The Board of Regents last week defeated a proposal calling for a 20% tuition reduction and waiver of some fees in spring 2021, action also opposed by faculty and staff leaders and President Mark Kennedy. Kennedy touted the merits of targeted relief funding over tuition reduction, which he said would result in deeper budget cuts and furloughs than those already stressing the university.
In-state tuition for Indigenous people
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Regents pursue in-state tuition status for indigenous peoples

The CU Board of Regents voted to direct university administration to work with state lawmakers in order to offer in-state tuition status for out-of-state Indigenous peoples whose tribal nations are historically tied to the lands that make up Colorado.
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The Denver Post

CU to work with state legislature to offer in-state tuition to Indigenous students from outside Colorado

The resolution authorizes CU’s system administration to work on legislation with the Colorado General Assembly “as soon as reasonably practicable within the constraints of the legislative process” to approve in-state tuition status at CU campuses for out-of-state Indigenous people whose tribal nations are tied to Colorado.