Personnel

Rick Lawrence selected as CEO of CU Foundation

February 24, 2012
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The University of Colorado Foundation has named Richard W. Lawrence as its new president and chief executive officer following a national search, the Foundation’s board of directors announced Feb. 24. Lawrence, a six-year CU Foundation veteran who most recently has served as chief operating officer and executive vice president, assumes the role effective immediately. He replaces retiring CEO J. Wayne…

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Dean finalists announced for College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

February 17, 2012
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Peter Braza, acting associate provost, University of North Florida, will present his qualifications to be dean of the UCCS College of Letters, Arts and Sciences during a campus forum scheduled for 8:45 a.m. Feb. 23 in the University Center Theater. Update: Due to our beautiful snow and late campus opening, we have made some changes to Dr. Peter Braza’s interview schedule.…

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Dean finalists announced for College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

February 9, 2012
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Tammy Stone, professor, Department of Anthropology, CU-Denver, will present her qualifications to be dean of the UCCS College of Letters, Arts and Sciences during a campus forum scheduled for 9:15 a.m. Feb. 17 in the University Center Theater. Stone’s career at CU-Denver dates to 1992 when she began as a senior instructor of anthropology. During the past 20 years, she…

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Sport Management announces promotion, adds instructors

February 9, 2012
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Sport Management announces promotion, adds instructors

The Sport Management program in the College of Business recently promoted Charlene Boudreau to associate director and added two instructors with extensive experience in the management of professional and amateur athletics. The appointment of Olympian Garrett Klugh and Dave Askinas, the former CEO of USA Taekwondo, as instructors was announced by Eric Olson, professor, College of Business, and director, Sport…

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In Memory: Robert James Wilcox

February 8, 2012
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Memorial services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Feb. 10 at First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou Street, for  Robert James “Jim” Wilcox, a retired UCCS staff member. Wilcox was an academic adviser in the Department of Student Success from Nov. 1983 until his retirement in July 2000. His obituary, as prepared by family members, follows Robert James Wilcox Jim Wilcox…

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UCCS to launch provost search

February 7, 2012
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UCCS to launch provost search

UCCS will soon launch a national search for a new provost with the goal of hiring a permanent replacement for Margaret “Peg” Bacon by July 1, university officials announced Feb. 7. Bacon, a 34 year member of the UCCS faculty, announced her intent to retire effective July 1 during a meeting with deans of the six UCCS colleges and the…

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Elliman named interim chancellor of University of Colorado Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus

February 7, 2012
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Elliman named interim chancellor of University of Colorado Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson named Don Elliman interim chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus Feb. 2. “Don Elliman is an accomplished and energetic leader whose skills and experience are a perfect match for the challenges facing the Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses,” Benson said. “He has a national and international reputation, and his…

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Dean finalists announced for College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

February 2, 2012
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Manuel Avalos, director of research partnerships and innovation, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, will present his qualifications to be dean of the UCCS College of Letters, Arts and Sciences during a campus forum scheduled for 3:45 p.m. Feb. 9 in the University Center Theater. Avalos, director of research partnerships and innovation since 2011, previously served as associate vice chancellor for…

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Enrollment management search to open

February 2, 2012
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UCCS will soon launch a national search for a director of enrollment management, according to Homer Wesley, vice chancellor, Student Success and Enrollment Management. A search committee chaired by Jevita Rogers, director, Office of Student Financial Aid and Student Employment, will begin work immediately with the goal of interviewing candidates in April and announcing a selection in May. The director…

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Noble named interim director

February 1, 2012
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Longtime UCCS staff member Lee Ingalls Noble will serve as interim director of the Office of Veteran and Military Student Affairs. Noble will replace Dana Rocha while a regional search is conducted for a permanent director, according to Homer Wesley, vice chancellor, Student Success and Enrollment Management. Rocha left UCCS in December for a position outside of the university. “I…

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