OPINION: It is critical to teach students how to think, not what to think, Oct. 5, Denver Post

The University of Colorado recently affirmed some of the bedrock principles that form the essence of the university — it’s a place where ideas are debated and discussed in the hopes that the best rise to the top, as well as a place where faculty freely conduct research and teach truth within the standards of their disciplines.

Bruce Benson's liberal education served him well, July 20, Denver Post

He was considered a nontraditional candidate since he held no advanced degrees and his professional background was in oil and gas and politics, not higher education.

CU President Bruce Benson to retire in July 2019, 9News

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson has informed the university's Board of Regents that he intends to retire from the position in July 2019, according to a statement released Wednesday.

Ten years in, CU president talks of what’s been done, what’s to come, May 2018

University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson recently celebrated his 10th anniversary as president of his alma mater. He is the longest serving CU president in the past 65 years, and he’s not slowing down any time soon. CU on the Air host Ken McConnellogue, V.P. of university communications, talks with President Benson on his longevity and accomplishments, CU’s outstanding students, faculty and out of this world programs, and building an inclusive and collaborative culture of all types of diversity – from ethnicity to political thought.


Opinion Journal: The College Bottom Line, Aug. 3, 2015
University of Colorado President Bruce Benson on what he’s done to streamline the college’s budget.