President Bruce Benson’s stewardship of the state’s flagship university system has stalled, and neither he nor his massive administration is articulating a clear vision or mission for CU. The university system has strayed from its role as the state’s flagship university and increasingly resembles a profit-seeking enterprise.
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell on Thursday proposed redirecting all of Colorado’s higher education funding to support degrees in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and tripling the number of graduates in the fields.
CU Regent Kyle Hybl has “wholeheartedly” endorsed Colorado Springs Republican Chance Hill for next year’s election for the 5th Congressional District regent’s seat the term-limited Hybl holds, Hill’s campaign announced this week.
Colorado’s campus free speech bill on Tuesday won a unanimous 64-0 vote on the state House floor. It was another triumph of bipartisan support for a bill that was early linked in the minds of lawmakers to contentious conservative cable-news narratives but that broke increasingly free with each committee and floor debate to be embraced […]
Firefighters made progress Sunday in battling a small wildfire that forced people to flee hundreds of homes in the mountains just outside downtown Boulder, Colorado, and authorities said they believe the blaze may have been human-caused. Light winds pushed the flames in the wooded area a couple of miles west of Pearl Street, the shopping […]
Colorado Springs Republican Chance Hill announced this week he’s seeking the GOP nomination to represent the 5th Congressional District on the University of Colorado Board of Regents in next year’s election.
The fossil fuel divestment movement may be losing steam in Colorado, but activists are hoping to reverse the slide by convincing the University of Denver to sell off its investments in coal, oil and natural gas. The University of Denver Board of Trustees is scheduled to consider at its Jan. 20 meeting a report from […]