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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.
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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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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.
Three new regents elected in November 2020.
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Voters send Rennison, Spiegel, Chavez to Board of Regents

Candidates Callie Rennison, Ilana Spiegel and Nolbert Chavez were elected to six-year terms, which they’ll begin serving after they take their oaths of office in January. Once seated, the new board will see its Republican majority flip to Democratic (5-4) for the first time since 1980.
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CU Develops First Systemwide Lands Acknowledgement Statement

Initiated by the CU Board of Regents, the university has its first systemwide statement acknowledging that the lands where the four campuses are located were originally home to Indigenous peoples.
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Letter to Incoming University of Colorado Students

Congratulations on starting the next stage of your academic journey. The Board of Regents is proud to count you as one of the University of Colorado’s newest students, and we welcome you to our community of scholars.
Chip Benight
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True GRIT provides resilience training in coronavirus crisis

UCCS Professor Chip Benight researches the human adaptation from trauma. His work is focused on recovery from natural disasters including things like the coronavirus pandemic as well as manmade disasters, accident trauma, violence, bereavement and more.
Timberley Roane
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STEM educator’s far-reaching impact recognized with Chase Faculty Community Service Award

CU Denver’s Timberley Roane passionately supports Native American/American Indian community.
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University of Colorado tops $1 billion in sponsored research funding for fourth consecutive year

Federal, state, international, foundation entities awarded over $1.4 billion for CU innovation.
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CU Business School Deans Introduce CU Diverse Doctorates in Business

Cross-campus collaborative open to underrepresented undergraduates.
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University of Colorado Staff Council Celebrates Excellence Across System

The CU staff members – two from each campus and from system administration – received the governance group’s Excellence Awards, which annually recognize those who go above and beyond their job duties and consistently surpass expectations.
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New Engineering Research Center Aims for Sustainable Electric Transportation

Researchers at UCCS will play a key role in a multi-institutional effort, funded by a renewable $26 million National Science Foundation grant, to develop an international research center dedicated to advancing sustainable and electrified transportation.
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CU Community Members Honored for Multi-Faceted Leadership

Three University of Colorado community members have been named recipients of the 2020 Thomas Jefferson Award, among the highest honors bestowed at the state’s largest institution of higher education.
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2020 Fall Diversity and Inclusion Summit

Under the theme “Inclusion, Resilience and Service,” summit participants will on Nov. 10 explore the multiple intersecting events effecting our immediate community, because they are impacting our broader community.
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Report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Efforts at the University of Colorado

This meeting was held on Aug. 4, 2020, during which university leaders, including President Mark Kennedy, Chief Diversity Officer Theodosia Cook, and the campus chancellors, presented on recent activities and future plans to advance DEI at CU.
CU Regents Approve Flat Tuition, No Pay Raises
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CU Regents Approve Flat Tuition, No Pay Raises

Most University of Colorado students will not see an increase in tuition next year and most employees will not get a raise. CU’s Board of Regents on Tuesday voted to not raise tuition and to not increase employee pay next year during a regular meeting held over Zoom.
Tuition Guarantee
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Tuition Guarantee

CU Boulder provides a high-quality educational experience backed by predictable four-year tuition for all of our undergraduate students.
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Revisions to systemwide policy on special tuition status implemented

The Office of Policy and Efficiency (OPE) has announced the revisions to APS8012-Special Tuition Status have now been implemented, effective Sept. 10, 2020.
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Champions of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Honored

Award recognizes significant achievements of university community members in developing a culturally and intellectually diverse university community reflective of inclusive excellence.
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Regents to Faculty: Critical Weeks Ahead

Faculty Council group hears from leaders during year’s first meeting.
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CU Boulder, Colorado’s flagship state university, earns FIRE’s highest rating for free speech

The University of Colorado Boulder revised its policies on free expression to earn the top free speech rating from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.
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University of Colorado Strengthens State’s Economy

New study: CU impact totaled $14.2 billion in FY2019.
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Board Given Update on Diversity Resolution

The CU Board of Regents did not vote on a proposed resolution that had been referred to its Governance and University Affairs committees last month, noting that it was up to the committees to bring it to the full board.
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Regents hear progress report on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

Current and future efforts to address issues of diversity, equity and inclusion within the University of Colorado community are broad and deep, CU leadership reported to members of the Board of Regents.