Mark Kennedy will step down as University of Colorado President

Kennedy was president of the University of North Dakota prior to accepting the job in Denver.
UND President Mark Kennedy in Colorado
DENVER – University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy has announced he would be stepping down from his position.The Monday announcement comes nearly two weeks after University of Colorado Boulder faculty and students voted to censure Kennedy for his actions and comments surrounding diversity.

The CU Board of Regents switched from a Republican to a Democratic majority for the first time in nearly 40 years after its November election.

Kennedy was president of the University of North Dakota prior to accepting the job in Denver.

Kennedy is a former Republican congressman who was a Minnesota congressman before he was defeated by Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar in the state’s 2006 Senate election.

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