Faculty

The University of Colorado System has nearly 8,000 faculty members, each making significant contributions to the teaching, research and outreach missions. These dedicated individuals are shaping tomorrow’s leaders and positioning the university as a catalyst for economic, social and cultural development.

 

Faculty Handbook
The University of Colorado Faculty Handbook has been prepared for the convenience and information of the faculty members of the University of Colorado four-campus system.  This Handbook brings together those University laws, policies, procedures and other information items that apply, or might be of interest, to faculty members

Faculty Council
The Faculty Council is the executive body of the Faculty Senate, and as such initiates advice and recommendations to the president or other appropriate administrative officials for submission to the Board of Regents on matters within jurisdiction of the Council which are related to educational policy, internal operations and external operation of the university.  

CU Retired Faculty Association
CURFA is an organization of retired faculty members of the four University of Colorado campuses.

President's Teaching Scholars
The Presiden'ts Teaching Scholars Program, established in 1989 as a presidential initiative, is designed to honor faculty who have excelled in effective and exemplary teaching, creative work, scholarship and research.  

Privilege & Tenure Committee
The P&T Committee, through its panel structure, conducts investigations and mediations of, and hearings on, grievances concerning faculty rights, privileges, and tenure, including reappointments with or without tenure, promotions, post-tenure review and suspensions, that are submitted by members of the Faculty Senate.  
Faculty Housing Assistance Program
Participating in the FHAP can make housing more affordable by providing a source of financial assistance for a down payment needed to qualify for a loan and potentially avoiding the cost of private mortgage insurance.