CU President Mark Kennedy met virtually with members of the Colorado congressional delegation to discuss CU’s topline priorities for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022
CU President Mark Kennedy and Incoming President Todd Saliman met with campus leaders from CU Boulder and UCCS to discuss ongoing federal research priorities and key partnerships.
University leadership, including CU President Mark Kennedy, Regent Sue Sharkey and CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano hosted Maj. Gen. Matthew McFarlane, Fort Carson’s 4th Infantry Division Commanding General, and his team at the Boulder campus.
Early this year, Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper virtually joined leadership from University of Colorado, UCHealth, and CU Anschutz Medical Campus to learn more about the state of vaccinations, patient care, and infection rates of COVID-19 in the state of Colorado.
CU Boulder professor and Director of CIRES (Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences), Waleed Abdalati, testified in a hearing held by the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis.
CU Regent Sue Sharkey, CU President Mark Kennedy, and CU First Lady Debbie Kennedy met with Colonel Devin Pepper, Commander of the Buckley Garrison at Buckley Air Force Base (AFB).
An overview of the state and national federal election results.
Congressman Doug Lamborn convened a roundtable at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs to discuss national security workforce needs of the DoD.
Senator Cory Gardner joined Kansas Senator Jerry Moran and CU President Mark Kennedy for a tour of CU Anschutz Medical Campus programs providing innovative care for veterans.
CU’s federal team has actively monitored and lobbied for improvements to federal guidance that impacts the university’s international students, including a now-withdrawn Department of Homeland Security initiative as well as a White House proclamation on nonimmigrant visas.

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