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As CSU puts controversial chancellor search in the past, questions linger

As CSU puts controversial chancellor search in the past, questions linger

In an outgoing op-ed last month, Former CSU Board Chairman Doug Jones said he learned a great deal this year from public response to the […]...

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July 21, 2009 Blog, Politics
CSU set to appoint chancellor, shrugs off watchdog coalition concerns

CSU set to appoint chancellor, shrugs off watchdog coalition concerns

The Colorado State University board of governors is moving to install its own former vice chairman, Joe Blake, as system chancellor this month after making little effort to directly address concerns about the lack of transparency that marred the...

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June 17, 2009 Center Well, Politics
The business of higher education: Extracting profit impoverishes purpose

The business of higher education: Extracting profit impoverishes purpose

In recent years, colleges and universities have encountered increasing pressure to operate like businesses. As the logic goes, businesses must survive in a cutthroat climate of unfettered competition and, thus, their organizations need to be leaner, more efficient and more...

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June 6, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
CSU attempts to prevent airing of chancellor search committee tapes

CSU attempts to prevent airing of chancellor search committee tapes

Colorado State University lawyers are attempting to regain control of recordings of a CSU board meeting held in secret last month where members decided to select their own vice chairman, Joe Blake, as sole finalist for the new university...

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June 6, 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
CSU lawyers file lawyerly defense in open-meetings suit

CSU lawyers file lawyerly defense in open-meetings suit

In papers submitted to a Larimer court last night, Colorado State University attorneys argue that CSU board members did not break state transparency laws when they voted in private to make board Vice Chair Joe Blake CSU chancellor because Blake...

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June 3, 2009 Blog, Politics
Do-over: CSU embraces transparency in latest search

Do-over: CSU embraces transparency in latest search

Has something changed at Colorado State University in the wake of the secretive chancellor search that yielded one candidate and accusations of cronyism? The chancellor search that has so far generated campus protest petitions, a scotched state transparency...

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May 29, 2009 Blog, Politics
CSU announces more layoffs; chancellor salary to be announced

CSU announces more layoffs; chancellor salary to be announced

The Coloradoan reports today on the latest round of job cuts announced at Colorado State University. The university's engineering department plans to slash 5 percent of its budget this year, or roughly $700,000. Among the cost-cutting measures, the department...

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May 26, 2009 Blog, Politics
Watchdog coalition demands CSU halt chancellor hire, wants search restarted

Watchdog coalition demands CSU halt chancellor hire, wants search restarted

Three Colorado watchdog groups have joined together to demand Colorado State University rescind its decision to hire Denver Chamber of Commerce President Joe Blake as the university's new standalone chancellor. ...

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May 22, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Judge says reason exists to believe CSU broke laws in Blake selection

Judge says reason exists to believe CSU broke laws in Blake selection

Larimer County Judge Stephen Schapanski this morning agreed with attorneys for three media outlets suing Colorado State University, saying that in light of the evidence so far presented there is sufficient reason to believe the CSU Board violated state open-meeting...

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May 21, 2009 Blog, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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