The pandemic impacted fall enrollment at Colorado community colleges — but not as much as feared
Enrollment in the system remains down over 10% from 2019.
Colorado will allow four-year colleges to grant associates degrees to those who dropped out
Colorado is believed to be one the first to put into place a statewide law like this
Colorado is more diverse than ever, but its college professors are overwhelmingly white
Who teaches students matters. Studies show that it affects a student’s sense of belonging, and whether students and families see colleges as being for them.
Tenured professors at Colorado public colleges are predominantly white
Hispanic students now make up about 20% of the state’s universities. But Hispanic professors? Less than 8% of all tenured professors across the state.
Colorado banned legacy admissions at its public colleges. But what does that really mean for students?
Supporters believe the ban on legacy admissions makes a statement about who Colorado values in being admitted into college and clarifies the role of family ties to a school
Coloradans ages 12-17 who get a coronavirus vaccine are eligible for $50,000 scholarships under new sweepstakes
Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday announced plans to award $50,000 to 25 randomly selected students who have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
Colorado ends “legacy admissions” for public colleges and universities, SAT/ACT requirement
The bill prohibits public higher education officials from looking at “legacy preference,” or familial relationships to alumni of the institution.
Colorado universities and colleges could face more cuts if state doesn’t restore funding, leaders say
Gov. Jared Polis and House and Senate leaders have said they value returning the 58% cut that the state inflicted last year to help balance a budget as the pandemic ate into revenues and raised expenses
As college ended, I found myself confronting loss — and learning to heal
Colorado authors, thinkers and readers share their thoughts on living through historic times as the state fights the progress of coronavirus
The best coronavirus warning system? Poop and pooled spit, Colorado State University says
Emerging research suggests infected people start shedding the coronavirus in their poop early in their infection, and possibly days before they begin shedding it from their mouths and noses
Why so many Coloradans leave college financial aid on the table — and how to fix that
The state’s low completion rates of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid among high students places Colorado near the bottom in the nation
Coronavirus creates questions about future of part-time instructors at Colorado’s colleges
As the pandemic forces colleges and universities to slash their budgets, part-time instructors are worried about partly or even entirely losing their teaching hours
To combat coronavirus, Durango’s Fort Lewis College embraces Navajo principle of kinship
Broadly, in Indigenous cultures, K’é encompasses mutual respect among all living things. It is demonstrated by making decisions to benefit the greater community.
College students of Colorado: Here’s how to vote, whether you’re currently in the state or not
Many students who attend Colorado colleges and universities are living in other states and taking online classes because of coronavirus. They can still vote in Colorado.
Why Colorado students are still taking the SAT, even though it’s now voluntary
In Colorado, at least for the foreseeable future, the privately administered SAT isn’t going anywhere.
Boulder County health officials warn that unchecked coronavirus rates could lead to stay-at-home return
The county, dealing with an outbreak at CU Boulder, has already passed one of the thresholds that could warrant a shutdown similar to what was mandated in March
Governor says sending University of Colorado students home isn’t a safe option
CU Boulder told students in a dorm in the Williams Village area of campus that they have to relocate to make more room for their peers who need to be quarantined
University of Colorado Boulder faces enrollment decline
Chancellor Phil DiStefano told the university system's Board of Regents on Thursday that overall enrollment is expected to decline by 2%,
Colorado partners with Apple, Google to allow for coronavirus exposure notification on cellphones
The system will work in the background of people's everyday lives if they choose to opt-in to the service or download the app
All three Colorado College dorms quarantined after 10 students test positive for coronavirus in past week
"We acknowledge that this is not how students likely expected to begin their college career," CC said in a note to the campus community