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University of Colorado Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors

The University of Colorado Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors (UCDALI) strives to advance professionalism among and respect for Instructional, Research, and Clinical Faculty (IRC) at CU Denver through representation, community, and communication.

We approach those goals and serve every aspect of CU Denver's Mission, especially student success, by:

  • ​Building community
  • Fostering a spirit of inclusion, unity, and partnership
  • Encouraging growth in scholarship and creative work
  • Encouraging growth in teaching
  • Improving working conditions
  • Promoting communication across the University
  • Participating in shared governance
  • Advocating for career advancement
  • Catalyzing positive change through partnerships

Please read the UCDALI Bylaws​ and look for upcoming announcements on future campus events!

If you should ever have any questions or concerns, please contact UCDALI at

 Executive Committee


​President Vivian Shyu ​​​CLAS
Vice President Dennis Debay SEHD
​Secretary/Treasurer Joan Bihun​ CLAS
Faculty Assembly Representative ​Maryam Darbeheshti ​CEAS
​Communication and Information Office​r ​Eric Baker ​Auraria Library
​Bridge Network Coordinator ​Jennifer Fox SEHD
​Program Support Coordinator ​Sam Walker ​CLAS
​UCDALI Member-At-Large Thorsten Spehn
UCDALI Member-At-Large Nao​mi Nishi​ ​SEHD​
UCDALI Member-At-Large ​Rebecca Hunt CLAS​
Tenure-Track Liaison​ Joanne Addison CLAS​
​Tenure-Track Liaison​ Emerita ​Pamela Laird ​​CLAS
​ICB Liaison Jeffr​ey Golub CLAS

 UCDALI Commentary

 IRC (NTTF) Faculty Resources

 General Faculty Resources

 Meeting Materials

​​Month Agenda​ Minutes​
​March March 14th Agenda
April​ April 16th Minutes​
June​ ​​No meeting held - Summer Break
July​ ​No meeting held - Summer Break​​ ​
August​ No meeting held - Summer Break​​​ ​
​October Oct 8th Minutes
​November Nov 12th Minutes
​December Dec 10th Minutes

​Month Agenda​ Minutes​
​January Jan 24th Minutes
​February Feb 18th Agenda Feb 18th Minutes
​March March 17th Minutes
​April April 21st Agenda
​​April 21st Minutes
​May ​No meeting held - Summer Break​​​ ​
​June No m​​eeting held - Summer Break
​July No meeting held - Summer Break​​ ​
​August Aug 24th Agenda Aug 24th Minutes
​September Sept 28th Agenda
Sept 28th Minutes
​October Oct 26th Agenda Oct 26th Minutes

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Faculty Assembly Office Location

1380 Lawrence Street Center, 3rd Floor
Campus Box: B137
P.O.Box 173364
Denver, CO 80204 


CU Denver Faculty Assembly Chair

Michael Zinser, PhD
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Phone: 303.315.7048 


CU Anschutz Faculty Assembly Chair

Jacqueline Jones, PhD, BN, RN, FRCNA, FAAN
College of Nursing 
Phone: 303.724.2929​


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