First Term Highlights

  1. Low tuition and fees; about 3% the last three years.
  2. Record Student /enrollment; full campuses/ diversity without sacrificing standards.
  3. Record Research Dollars; 1.034 billion.
  4. Record private philanthropy; 382 million in 2017.
  5. Graduation Rate; Monitored yearly. Positive yearly results.
  6. Satisfaction survey; 95% of CU graduates are pleased with their education and opportunities a CU degree has provided.

  7. 3-5 year budget models instituted: Allows for future planning
  8. $165 million  addition to Folsom field; Most paid through fundraising dollars.
  9. CMU/CU engineering program expansion. Added Civil Engineering to already successful electrical engineering.
  10. Anschutz Medical Center; Promote health care for all Colorado residents and communities.
  11. Pre-Collegiate Programs; Program expanded in many school districts to prepare students for college. Seeing incredible results in the quality of in-state students applying.
  12. Lobbying efforts between CU and other legislators; Broadband, Campus freedom of speech legislation.
  13. Identification of over 300 CU programs across the state. CU is visible and relevant in rural Colorado.
  14. Increase in number of students from CD 3 schools attending a CU campus.
  15. Did away with the 4/20 marijuana celebration on CU; Boulder campus.
  16. Safety on Campus. Surveys done to assess issues. Now into a third year of implementing strategies.
  17. Free speech/Academic Freedom protected on campuses.
  18. Productivity study by all campuses. Studied all course offerings/ based on study. Courses no longer effective were dropped. New courses added go through process before they are added.
  19. Continued emphasis on efficiencies. Save an average of 3-5 million per year.