The Relay

The Relay is back and in an all-virtual format. This past October, we checked in with students, faculty and staff about their experience starting the fall term and their plans for the rest of the academic year and beyond.

In five short videos, leaders across the community—faculty, administration, students, and staff—speak candidly about what they believe our community can achieve together in 2021.

It’s a unique and challenging moment in history. But, even as we do our part to combat the spread of COVID-19, we must remain focused on DU’s larger—and guiding—mission.


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    Looking Forward with Optimism and Pragmatism

    A message from Jeremy Haefner, chancellor


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    Scrappiness and Shared Governance

    A message from DU’s academic leaders


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    Putting Passion to Work

    A conversation between leadership in student affairs and student government


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    How Can DU Meet This Moment?

    A conversation between DU leaders on diversity, equity and inclusion


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    Supporting Advocacy, Recognizing Talent

    A conversation between leaders about resources and support for staff


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Rise to Today. Plan for Tomorrow.

As DU rises to the unique challenges of this year, we must also remain committed to our guiding mission and vision. The Relay gives DU’s leaders a platform to discuss and share what is on their minds for this year and future of DU.


Join the Conversation


Join the Relay.

Have feedback on this year’s Relay presentations and conversations? Or ideas for how DU can meet the challenges of today and—importantly—tomorrow?

Let us know.