Global Engagement

Bringing Global Engagement to Higher Education 

The Office of Global Engagement helps the University adapt to unpredictable changes across the world. Led by Christopher Hill, former U.S. ambassador and assistant secretary of state, this Office will craft a 21st-century platform for global engagement in higher education. Along with lectures and events across campus with an international focus, the Office will also bring high-ranking visitors to the University.


Upcoming Events

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    North Korea: One of America's Greatest Foreign Challenges
    September 18, 2018
    Mount Vernon Canyon Club in Golden, CO

    Ambassador Christopher Hill will discuss recent challenges as the United States attempts to deal with North Korea, including the nation’s development of long-range missiles and nuclear weapons.

    Call 303-526-0616 to RSVP.


    An event on the same subject will also be held in Colorado Springs on October 30.
    October 30, 2018
    Pinery at the Hill


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    State of the World Update with Amb. Christopher Hill
    September 25, 2018
    Maglione Hall (5th Floor)

    Ambassador Hill will draw upon his 33 years of Foreign Service career to discuss the current state of world affairs and pertinent international issues. Undergraduate students are encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided.


North Korea’s Diplomatic Gambit: Will History Repeat Itself?

Ambassador Hill's Recent Testimony Before Congress

On April 11, Ambassador Hill testified before the United States House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. During his testimony, he discussed past and current relations between the United States and North Korea before answering questions from subcommittee members.

Ambassador Christopher Hill

Meet Ambassador Hill

Ambassador Christopher Hill is the chief advisor to the chancellor for global engagement. Over a 33-year foreign service career, he served six presidents and 11 secretaries of state. Hill led the U.S. delegation in six-party talks on the North Korea nuclear issue while assistant secretary of state for East Asia and Pacific Affairs, and was the U.S ambassador to Iraq, South Korea, Poland and Macedonia. He’s received numerous awards, including the State Department’s Distinguished Service Award. Hill was dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies from 2010 to 2017.

About the Ambassador

Media Appearances

Ambassador Christopher Hill appears on local and national media outlets to discuss a wide range of global topics, from North Korea's nuclear capabilities to conflicts in the Middle East.

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Office of Global Engagement

Contact Ambassador Hill's Office