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Koch Foundation Funded FSU, But At A Big Cost

Center for Public Integrity | Posted 09.15.2014 | College

In 2007, when the Charles Koch Foundation considered giving millions of dollars to Florida State University’s economics department, the offer came w...

CU: No Problem With Job Evaluation Of Bruce Benson At Home

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 09.16.2013 | Denver

As part of the University of Colorado's summer retreat at President Bruce Benson's mountain ranch near Kremmling, the Board of Regents will evaluate t...

CU President Extends Enrollment Invitation To Troops

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 07.20.2013 | Denver

For the past seven years, Bolder Boulder race organizers have sent T-shirts, bib numbers and all the materials to put on a race to military bases -- a...

Benson Given Green Light To Lauch Search For Chief Fundraiser

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 07.16.2013 | Denver

The University of Colorado regents voted 7-0 this morning to waive the traditional search for a chief fundraiser, a newly created position that is par...

Benson: CU Will No Divest Of Fossil Fuels In Endowments

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 06.25.2013 | Denver

Asked Wednesday at a town hall meeting if he would support the CU Foundation divesting of fossil fuels -- a move recently approved by the student body...

CU Opposes 4-Year Degrees At Community Colleges

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 05.03.2013 | Denver

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson and several other leaders of state colleges are opposing a bill that would allow community colleges to o...

CU President Won't Say if He Favors Reduced Tuition for Unducumented Students

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

EdNews Colorado reported CU President Bruce Benson's latest thinking on state legislation that would create a reduced tuition rate for undocumented students in Colorado.

Polis Blasts Benson Over Legal Weed

The Boulder Daily Camera | Camera Staff | Posted 02.07.2013 | Denver

The University of Colorado risks losing nearly $1 billion a year in federal funding because of the looming decriminalization of marijuana in this stat...

Corrosive High-Stakes Politics Extends to "Nonpartisan" Denver School Board Elections

Michele Swenson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Considering that campaign spending limits apply to every other elected office in the state except local school board elections, it was only a matter of time before extreme corporate cash debased local school board elections.

CU Launches Ambitious Cash Drive, In Face Of Weak State Funding

Posted 06.25.2011 | Denver

The president of the University of Colorado announced Monday morning that he was spearheading a massive fundraising effort seeking to drum up $1.5 bil...

CU Gun Ban Appeal Will Be Heard By Colorado Supreme Court

EdNewsColorado | Todd Engdahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The touchy issue of whether concealed weapons can be carried on University of Colorado campuses will be decided by the state's highest court. The C...

Phil DiStefano Opposed CU Regents' Proposed Four Percent Tuition Cap

Boulder Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

University of Colorado Chancellor Phil DiStefano on Tuesday said he is opposed to a proposal floated by regents that would cap tuition increases at 4 ...

CU Now Guaranteeing Admission For 30 Hours Completed And 2.7 GPA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado's community college students who earn 30 credit hours and achieve at least a 2.7 grade-point average are now guaranteed admission t...

Bruce Benson Rips Princeton review In Wake Of Annual Rankings

Boulder Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In anticipation of the Princeton Review's annual rankings including "top party schools," University of Colorado President Bruce Benson is cautioning t...

Big 12 Now Leaning Toward Staying Together; Decision Could Cost CU Millions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

In an unexpected move that could cost the University of Colorado millions of dollars, the remaining ten teams of the Big 12 appear close to keeping th...

Anschutz Medical School Accreditation: CU Officials Worried About Losing Accreditation

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State funding for the University of Colorado's medical school is so low that college officials are concerned the institution could lose its accreditat...

Bill Ritter, Colorado Higher Education Administrators At Odds Over Tuition Flexibility

Associated Press | Steven K. Paulson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER--Racing to come up with proposals to save higher education from a financial cliff, college presidents held a brainstorming summit Thursday at t...

Colorado Census Information Reveals Stat's Quirks

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Forget Trivial Pursuit. The U.S. Census Bureau has its own almanac of little-known facts and figures about the nation that it has been publishing s...

Bill Ritter's Office Edited Higher Ed Chief's Resignation To Hide Dispute

The Denver Post | Jessica Fender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The state's higher education chief edited his resignation letter at the request of the governor's office, toning down language referring to "a princip...