Finalist Announced

Mark Kennedy chosen 23rd CU president


Mark R. Kennedy

DENVER - The University of Colorado Board of Regents today named Mark Kennedy as the institution’s 23rd president.

Kennedy, 62, said he is “honored and humbled” by the appointment.

“CU is one of the world’s great universities, built on a solid foundation, and it is poised to reach even greater heights. I am truly excited about the opportunity ahead,” he said. “I am committed to furthering CU’s standing as a leader in academic, medical and research excellence, and as a key contributor to the economy, health and culture of Colorado, the nation and world.”

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Video Statement from Incoming President Kennedy