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Committee Charge

Adopted April 2021

The Communications Committee considers matters of communication relevant to faculty at CU, including:

  1. Providing guidance related to strategies and approaches (e.g., messaging, appropriate technologies, etc.) for communicating with faculty in an inclusive and equitable way.
  2. Inviting greater and more diverse* participation in the shared governance process, and fostering a culture of equity and inclusion.
  3. Informing faculty of the issues before the Faculty Council and urging them to contribute their opinions, analysis, and ideas.
  4. Providing opportunities for faculty to share insights and ideas about issues impacting faculty across the four campuses.
  5. Acknowledging and promoting impactful faculty contributions to affirm and value their efforts.
  6. Promoting awareness of the mission and impact of the Faculty Council and other shared governance bodies, and publicizing events of significance to the faculty.
  7. Facilitating collaboration among the standing committees of the Faculty Council and assisting them with their communication needs.
  8. Advising on system-wide communication media (e.g., CU Connections, CU on the Air) to ensure that content is inclusive of and sensitive to diverse* faculty voices.
    *Diverse, as used here, encompasses but is not limited to gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality, academic rank, religious background, ability, experience, and diversity of thought.

Communications Committee Members, 2021-22

NAME CAMPUS SCHOOL/COLLEGE TERM
Carmen Stavrositu, Co-Chair CU Colorado Springs College of Letters, Arts & Sciences Term 2, AY 2020-2023
Carrie Makarewicz, Co-Chair CU Denver College of Architecture and Planning Term 2, AY 2019-2022
Kathia Ibacache, Secretary CU Boulder University Libraries Term 2, AY 2021-2024
Ashlyn Velte CU Boulder University Libraries Term 1, AY 2020-2023
Leilani Feliciano CU Colorado Springs College of Letters, Arts & Sciences Term 1, AY 2021-2024
Larry Cunningham CU Denver Business School Term 1, AY 2020-2023
Michael Sandler CU System, Vice President of Communication*    
Cathy Beuten CU System, University Relations*    
Jay Dedrick  CU System, University Relations*    
*non-voting member      
Vacancies CU Anschutz - 3 vacancies    
  CU Boulder - 1 vacancy    
  CU Colorado Springs - 1 vacancy    
  CU Denver - 1 vacancy     

Meetings

DATE TIME LOCATION MINUTES
September 9, 2021 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
October 14, 2021 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
November 11, 2021 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
December 9, 2021 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
February 10, 2022 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
March 10, 2022 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
April 14, 2022 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
May 12, 2022 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes

2020-21 Communications Committee Annual Report

DATE TIME LOCATION MINUTES
September 10, 2020 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
October 8, 2020 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
November 12, 2020 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
December 10, 2020 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
January 14, 2021 (CANCELED) 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference  
February 11, 2021 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
March 11, 2021 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
April 8, 2021 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
May 6, 2021 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes

2019-20 Communications Committee Annual Report

DATE TIME LOCATION MINUTES
September 12, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
October 10, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
November 14, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
December 12, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
February 24, 2020 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
March 12, 2020 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
April 9, 2020 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
May 7, 2020 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes

DATE TIME LOCATION MINUTES
August 23, 2018 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
September 13, 2018 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
October 11, 2018 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
November 8, 2018 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
December 13, 2018 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
January 10, 2019 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Zoom Video Conference Minutes
February 14, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
March 14, 2019 (CANCELED) 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
April 11, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
May 9, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes

DATE TIME LOCATION MINUTES
September 14, 2017 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
October 12, 2017 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
November 9, 2017 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Denver Conference Room Minutes
February 8, 2018 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
March 8, 2018 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
April 12, 2018 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes
May 10, 2018 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 1800 Grant St, Pikes Peak Conference Room Minutes

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