The board is committed to an inclusive and diverse search with the candidates it recruits, the individuals appointed to the search committee, and in the communities and individuals it engages through listening tours.

  • The Board of Regents has the statutory responsibility to hire the University of Colorado’s president.

  • The Board of Regents is committed to a transparent process that engages the university community to find the best leader to guide CU into the future while meeting its mission to serve the students and the state.

  • Board of Regents Policy 3C, which was updated this fall through the ordinary revision process, will guide the search.

  • The search will proceed with transparency while also honoring candidate confidentiality, as determined by state law. The board will regularly communicate progress to the university community and beyond through a website and selected supplementary communication.

  • The board will engage constituents inside and outside the university in the process, including student, faculty and staff governance groups. This will include outreach/listening tours.

  • The board will work to instill confidence and buy-in for the process with constituent groups.