University of Colorado President Bruce D. Benson reports directly to the CU Board of Regents, the governing body for the CU system with campuses at four locations. President Benson is the university’s principal executive officer and works closely with the university’s chancellors, who serve as chief academic and administrative officers for their respective campuses, and with an executive staff that helps manage the university’s operations.
President Bruce Benson


Vice Presidents

Venkat Reddy
Venkat Reddy
Leonard Dinegar
Leonard Dinegar
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff
Michael Lightner
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Donald M. Elliman, Jr. Donald M. Elliman Jr.
CU Anschutz Medical Campus
Chancellor Dorothy Horrell
Dorothy Horrell
CU Denver

Special Adviser to the President
for Advancement

Jack Finlaw
President and Chief Executive Officer
University of Colorado Foundation
Tanya Mares Kelly-Bowry
Vice President, Government Relations
Ken McConnellogue, Vice President for University Communication
Ken McConnellogue
Vice President for University Communication
Patrick T. O'Rourke
Vice President, Univ. Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Regents
Kathy Nesbitt
Vice President, Employee and Information Services
Todd Saliman
Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer