The University of Denver is working creatively to ensure we will have options for international students to stay compliant with their immigration requirements under a variety of scenarios that might come about in the fall.
There are moments in an organization’s trajectory when you understand the gravity of the situation and you know you are at a critical moment. This is one of those moments and this is a message that is so difficult to write and even harder to share
As you may be aware, the U.S. Department of Education has issued final regulations that put into place new legally binding requirements that will impact the way DU and all universities that receive federal funding manage and report cases of sexual assault.
As you are no doubt aware, the University Planning Framework for 2020–2021 has been hard at work planning for fall logistics, digital and online strategies, financial solutions and more.
One month ago, I announced the University of Denver’s plans to reopen with face-to-face classes when we begin our fall term in mid-September (Sturm College of Law in mid-August), even if delivery had to be modified in some way.
I’m writing to you today to provide a few more details about how the University will begin, very gradually, a five-phase plan to bring employees back to campus to do their work safely and in compliance with orders from the state of Colorado and city of Denver.
Tenacity and a commitment to realizing our mission of serving the public good are defining characteristics of the University of Denver. We call, and have been called on, to do more, act faster, and dig deeper on many issues facing our community and society broadly.
Our work to support diversity, equity and inclusion is especially important now, as crises typically put a disproportionate amount of pressure on marginalized populations.
It is my great pleasure to share the news that Mary Clark will be joining the DU community as provost on July 15, 2020. Mary’s academic and administrative credentials are exemplary. She rose up as someone who can help strengthen and advance our academic programs with intelligence, imagination, foresight and camaraderie.