As the second largest constituency after students, and given the vital role they play in all aspects of University operations, the staff at the University of Denver is a critical campus community. To better serve this population, we offer a growing range of profesional development opportunities and resources, summarized in our employee services flyer (PDF) and including:
Staff Advisory Council
The Staff Advisory Council was established to promote unity and cooperation among the staff of the University, providing a means for an exchange and discussion of information among the staff on problems, procedures and policies of the University. Contact Stefanie Ungphakorn Cowan, Officer Manger, CME (303-871-2942).
Staff of Color Association (SOCA)
SOCA's mission is to create a transformative and supportive community to promote personal and professional growth through shared experiences, strategies and resources for Staff of Color. SOCA meets the last Tuesday of each month at rotating locations on campus, and hosts periodic networking and professional development events. All events are free and open to DU employees. Contact Nashwa Bolling, Asst Dir Bdgt, Rsch & Analysis, Office of Admission (303-871-2307) or Karen Escobar, Asst Dir Budget & Planning, NSM (303-871-4385).
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Promoting and supporting black staff at the University of Denver. Contact Tracey Adams-Peters, CME Director of Student Success & Leadership Development (303-871-7659).
Latino Community Forum
Occasional gatherings for community-building, issues discussion and action planning around issues of interest to DU's Latino communities. Contact Johanna Leyba, Assistant Provost for Inclusive Excellence (303-871-7659).
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Queer University Employees (QUE)
Affinity group for LGBTIQ & Ally employees. See CME LGBTIQA services.
self-subscribe email listserv: https://listserv.du.edu/mailman/admin/lgbtiqa-staff
The Women's Staff Alliance for Networking and Development (WAND) is dedicated to guiding and assisting the staff women at DU to achieve their highest potential. Contact Andrea Sullivan, University College (303-871-7981) or Kathy Sandoval, Bursar’s Office (303-871-4102).
The DU Women’s Coalition is the umbrella organization to which all six DU women’s groups belong. It promotes information sharing between these groups to further the status of women on the DU campus through such networking and communication opportunities as Town Hall sessions. Contact Theresa Hernandez, Assistant Director, Penrose Library (303-871-3152).
Women's Leadership Council
The Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) includes women serving on the Dean’s Council, in the Provost’s Office, and in executive roles at DU. Contact Lynn Gangone, Dean, Colorado Women’s College (303-871-6801) or Barbara Wilcots, Associate Provost for Graduate Studies (303-871-2706).