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Tag Archives: Bruce Benson

Email controversy highlights CU regents’ problem with climate change

Alternative right-wing news sources were abuzz last week condemning three professors at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs who forbid classroom debate about the existence of […]...

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September 8, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

New regents likely to help pick CU’s next president

Three of the nine seats on the University of Colorado Board of Regents are up for election this year, and at least two will be […]...

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November 4, 2014 Education
Proposal to limit school board campaign cash likely doomed

Proposal to limit school board campaign cash likely doomed

There once was a time--you know it's true--when school board candidates in Colorado hoped to raise enough money for yard signs and a flyer to hand out or leave at doors. Times have changed. ...

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January 25, 2012 Center Well, Education, Politics
Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia to head higher ed commission

Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia to head higher ed commission

Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper announced Monday that Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia will also serve as executive director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. ...

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January 11, 2011 Education, Politics, Top Stories
Tancredo tops McInnis in Post poll of strongest GOP candidates

Tancredo tops McInnis in Post poll of strongest GOP candidates

According to a new Denver Post poll, Republicans likely to vote in next month’s gubernatorial primary like former Congressman Tom Tancredo over scandalized former Congressman […]...

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July 16, 2010 Blog, Politics
Benson and Blake on Colorado’s higher education funding crisis

Benson and Blake on Colorado’s higher education funding crisis

This week, Education News Colorado posted an interview with University of Colorado President Bruce Benson and Colorado State University Chancellor Joe Blake. Sitting in arm […]...

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September 9, 2009 Blog, Politics
News Nuggets, 25 August 2009: Fracking fluid, it’s toasted!

News Nuggets, 25 August 2009: Fracking fluid, it’s toasted!

Dug up fresh, daily. SECRET FORMULA: In Wyoming it’s the same as it is here in Colorado. “How in god’s name can the oil industry […]...

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August 25, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
TABOR: attractive to business leaders as voters, less so as university administrators

TABOR: attractive to business leaders as voters, less so as university administrators

Top-dog prominent Colorado business leader and state Republican Party giant Bruce Benson voted for the Taxpayer Bill of Rights in 1992, joining in the effort […]...

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July 17, 2009 Blog, Politics
Scenester Joe Blake preps for CSU chancellorship

Scenester Joe Blake preps for CSU chancellorship

The Denver Post celebrity sighting column caught soon-to-be Colorado State University Chancellor Joe Blake already beginning some of the work he has been hired to do for the school. According to the Post, 73-year-old Blake stepped out Tuesday...

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June 5, 2009 Blog
While CU cuts exec salaries, CSU hires chancellor and hikes tuition

While CU cuts exec salaries, CSU hires chancellor and hikes tuition

As Colorado State University prepares to hire a top executive at the school, expanding its administration significantly, it appears University of Colorado President Bruce Benson is taking the state's leading research university in the other direction, eliminating 54...

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May 13, 2009 Blog, Politics

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Families in Motion: Stories of Immigration, Migration and Other Life Changes

When: Thursday April 19th, 6:30-8:00 PM Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St.  Space is Limited – Registration is Required Whether you’re a newcomer or […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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