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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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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 night in Denver for cocktails and dinner with local movers and shakers -- exactly the kind of people the board at CSU is depending on Blake to summon out of the depths of his Rolodex and tap to help solve the ongoing funding crisis at the land-grant university.

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 administrative offices and slashing executive pay to cut a total of $6.2 million from the university's $39 million operating budget.