university of colorado

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 ColoradoDENVER – 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…

Mark Kennedy Tells Colorado Crowd That Is He “Fully Committed To Diversity”

UND President is touring the University of Colorado campus system where he is the lone finalist for president

DENVER, CO (FOX 31 Denver)  — UND President Mark Kennedy told a forum in Colorado that he is “fully committed to diversity”. Kennedy is touring the University of Colorado campus system where he is the lone finalist for president. The controversial pick to be CU’s next president has been criticized for his conservative voting record, and history of jumping from…

UND President Begins Job Interview Tours In Colorado

Kennedy has been the target of demonstrations and online petitions Against His Nomination

BOULDER, CO — UND President Mark Kennedy is in Colorado this week. He is meeting with administrators, students and faculty at the University of Colorado, where he is the lone finalist to become the next president. Kennedy’s first stop was to speak with administrators and foundation members. Visits are also planned Tuesday through Friday at campuses in Colorado Springs, Aurora,…

Chancellor Considers Kennedy Announcement “De facto” Notice of Resignation

Kennedy has sent a letter to North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott explaining that he has not yet resigned

GRAND FORKS, ND — UND President Mark Kennedy has sent a letter to North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott explaining that he has not yet resigned. Hagerott said he considers the announcement from Kennedy that he’s the only finalist for President of the University of Colorado his “de facto” notice of resignation. Last week, Kennedy sent an email to faculty…

Students Protest UND President Mark Kennedy At University of Colorado Boulder

Kennedy is the sole candidate for president of the University of Colorado system

Courtesy: Hart Van Denburg/CPR NewsBOULDER, CO — Dozens of students at the University of Colorado Boulder are protesting UND President Mark Kennedy. He is the sole candidate for president of the University of Colorado system. Some students showed up with signs encouraging the Board of Regents to block the nomination. They are concerned with Kennedy’s votes while he was a Republican…

CU Community Plans Rally Against UND President Mark Kennedy

He faces a final vote by the Board of Regents on his hiring to succeed President Bruce Benson

BOULDER, CO — The selection of UND President Mark Kennedy as the sole finalist for president of the University of Colorado system has raised concerns from some CU students and faculty. The concerns deal mainly with Kennedy’s votes against marriage equality when the Republican represented Minnesota in Congress. In an open letter to the CU community on Friday, Kennedy said his…

UND President Likely Headed to University of Colorado

Mark Kennedy issued a message to UND faculty and staff, saying he will visit the Colorado campuses later this month before the board of regents makes a formal appointment.

GRAND FORKS (KFGO KNOX) – University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy says he’s the only finalist for president of the University of Colorado system. Kennedy issued a message to UND faculty and staff, saying he will visit the Colorado campuses later this month before the board of regents makes a formal appointment. Kennedy says he is sorry to leave…