Our American system of higher education was designed to cater to the privileged few. But the ivory tower does not work for most. To counter our ongoing racial, socioeconomic, and gender equity gaps, we need to radically rethink who and how we educate. With so much at stake, I believe that the opportunities for higher education to create the kind of society that we aspire to in this country have never been greater.
University jumps more than 50 spots in 2022 Best Colleges rankings. Having ranked 106th in 2021, the jump shows the university’s commitment to making higher education accessible to all, the central goal of the 2030 Strategic Plan.
For the first time in 18 months, droves of CU Denver students, faculty, and staff, joined by valued benefactors and community leaders, convened in the heart of campus on a sunny fall day for a celebration of CU Denver’s future.
Three seasoned DEI experts are joining CU Denver to focus on providing resources to enhance each student’s experience and nurture a sense of empowerment, as well as promoting a diverse and inclusive campus.