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University of Colorado Denver

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NOMINATIONS

The CU Denver Chancellor’s Search Committee has retained Parker Executive Search as its executive search consultant in the CU Denver Chancellor search. Learn more about how to nominate a person.

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NEWS

Horrell announces June retirement as CU Denver chancellor
Over the coming months, I look forward to working together to ensure that the promise of CU Denver shines brig​ht as our journey continues from “what we’ve been” to “what we will be” as Colorado’s public urban research university

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About the CU System

The University of Colorado is a premier public research university with four campuses: the University of Colorado Boulder, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, the University of Colorado Denver and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. With more than 67,000 students and over 8,400 instructional faculty members, CU is the largest institution of higher education in the state of Colorado. CU’s annual budget is $4.8 billion. CU researchers attracted more than $1.2 billion in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2018-19. The university’s technology transfer offices have helped launch more than 190 startups since 1994. Academic prestige is marked by CU’s five Nobel laureates, 10 MacArthur “genius” Fellows, 20 astronauts and 20 Rhodes Scholars.