UNC Appoints Interim Provost for 2021-22 Academic Year
June 17, 2021 — University of Northern Colorado President Andy Feinstein announced on June 17 that Lisa Vollendorf, Ph.D., has been appointed as interim provost for the 2021-22 academic year. Vollendorf brings 26 years of higher education experience to UNC and has held numerous leadership roles, including provost, dean, department chair and Academic Senate chair. She will start her new role on July 1, 2021.
2021 Open Educational Resources Awardees Announced
June 7, 2021 — UNC's Open Educational Resources (OER) Committee announces faculty members who were recently awarded stipends to transform a course from using commercial texts and course materials to implementing OER for fall 2021.
UNC Graduate School Announces Student Awards for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
May 13, 2021 — The UNC Graduate School has announced the recipients of awards recognizing superior academic achievement and outstanding research in graduate studies.
Kristen Mattio Announced as Women's Basketball Head Coach
May 8, 2021 — Northern Colorado athletics has announced the hiring of Kristen Mattio as the next head Women's Basketball coach.
2021 Sears Helgoth Distinguished Teaching Award
April 8, 2021 — The Sears Helgoth Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes UNC's commitment to high-quality and innovative teaching along with the historical importance of the teaching mission at UNC by rewarding faculty members (tenured, tenure-track, contract renewable) who have made outstanding contributions to teaching and learning.
UNC Names New Natural and Health Sciences Dean
March 31, 2021 — UNC has announced that Kamel Haddad, Ph.D., will become the next dean of the College of Natural and Health Sciences.
Employees Recognized During Appreciation Week
March 5, 2021 — UNC employees were honored during this year's Employee Appreciation Week. This annual event recognizes and celebrates everyone who makes UNC a special place.
2021 A.M. and Jo Winchester Distinguished Scholar Announced
November 30, 2020 — Karen Barton, Ph.D., a professor of Geography in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at UNC, has been chosen as the 2021 Winchester Distinguished Scholar by UNC's Faculty Research and Publications Board.
Organizational Changes Within Division of Academic Affairs
October 1, 2020 — The Division of Academic Affairs has implemented organizational changes over the last several months to improve the division’s structure.
Organizational Changes Within Division of Student Affairs
September 8, 2020 — The Division of Student Affairs at the University of Northern Colorado has established organizational changes to better serve the campus community.
Open Educational Resources Awardees Announced
May 14, 2020 — The UNC Open Educational Resources (OER) Committee is pleased to announce the 2020 faculty OER awardees. The committee, made up of faculty, students and staff from across campus, reviewed many excellent applications and made the recommendations for funding.
Spring 2020 Book Buyback and Rental Returns
May 1, 2020 — Learn about textbook buybacks and rental returns both for online and in-person for spring 2020.
Class for a Cause
April 6, 2020 — UNC values hands-on education, but what does that look like in various fields? In the case of Journalism and Media Studies 481: Strategic Communications Campaigns, it looks like raising thousands of dollars for a local cause.
Employees Recognized at 49th Annual Staff Recognition Banquet
March 6, 2020 — UNC staff were celebrated and recognized during the 49th annual Staff Recognition Banquet on Thursday, March 5.
Investment in UNC Benefits Students, Graduates, Society
February 25, 2020 — The UNC injected $544.2 million into the regional economy during fiscal year 2017-18 and supported 8,429 jobs, or one out of every 48 jobs in Weld and Larimer counties, according to an economic study released Wednesday.
Call for Applications: Sears Helgoth Distinguished Teaching Award
February 17, 2020 — The Sears Helgoth Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes UNC’s commitment to high-quality and innovative teaching along with the historical importance of UNC's teaching mission by rewarding a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to teaching and learning that result in the enhancement of the intellectual development and lives of students.
Campus Shares with Trustees Concerns about Reorganization
February 14, 2020 — Over 200 members of the campus community attended the UNC Board of Trustees meeting Friday to voice their concerns about reorganization efforts that will result in layoffs this spring.
Enrollment Management Updates
February 12, 2020 — Recent announcements and changes within Enrollment Management provide an opportune time to begin to implement initiatives proposed by SESS Action Teams and are in alignment with organizational design best practices.
Coronavirus: No Cases on Campus, Officials Monitoring Situation
January 30, 2020 — With the publicity and ongoing issues related to the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV, we want to provide information to all our students, faculty and staff at the University of Northern Colorado.
Call Dibs on a Room for Returning Students to Live on Campus Kicks Off
January 14, 2020 — UNC’s Housing & Residential Education Department kicks off their Call Dibs campaign to encourage continuing students to return to live on campus for the upcoming academic year.
UNC New Hires, December 2019
January 6, 2020 — The following new faculty and staff were welcomed as members of the UNC community in December 2019.
New Designed Form: IRS 2020 W4
December 20, 2019 — The 2020 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Certificate, is different from previous versions due to the federal-tax law changes that took place in 2018.
UNC Graduate School Announces Student Awards
December 11, 2019 — The Graduate School at UNC has announced the recipients of awards recognizing superior academic achievement and outstanding research in graduate studies. The winners will be honored at today, Dec. 13, at the graduate commencement ceremony.
UNC New Hires, November 2019
December 4, 2019 — The following new faculty and staff were welcomed as members of the UNC community in November 2019.
Fall 2019 Research, Dissemination and Faculty Development Program Awardees
December 2, 2019 — The Research, Dissemination and Faculty Development (RDFD) program supports faculty scholarship and professional activity to develop as teachers, researchers, scholars and artists.
Call for Applications: Sears Helgoth Distinguished Teaching Award
December 2, 2019 — The Sears Helgoth Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes the University of Northern Colorado’s commitment to high-quality and innovative teaching along with the historical importance of the teaching mission at UNC by rewarding a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to teaching and learning that result in the enhancement of the intellectual development and lives of students.
Strategic Enrollment and Student Success Update
November 25, 2019 — The Strategic Enrollment and Student Success planning teams continue to make progress implementing strategies to increase new student enrollment while improving student success outcomes.
UNC Team Qualifies for National Ethics Bowl Competition
November 18, 2019 — On Saturday, Nov. 16, the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative sponsored UNC in hosting the Rocky Mountain Regional Ethics Bowl where 10 teams from seven schools competed in an all-day ethics competition.
2020 A.M. and Jo Winchester Distinguished Scholar Announced
November 13, 2019 — Sarah Goodrum, Ph.D. , a professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been chosen as the 2020 Winchester Distinguished Scholar by UNC's Faculty Research and Publications Board.
UNC New Hires, October 2019
November 1, 2019 — The following new faculty and staff were welcomed as members of the UNC community in October 2019.
Statewide Employee Engagement Survey for Classified Staff
November 1, 2019 — The State of Colorado’s 2019 Employee Engagement Survey will launch on Monday, Nov. 4.
Winter Storm Warning Issued for Greeley, University Monitoring Weather
October 28, 2019 — UNC's emergency preparedness team will closely monitor weather conditions. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for much of the state, including Greeley, from 6 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, to noon Wednesday, Oct. 30.
Visiting Scholar Available for Presentation
October 11, 2019 — The UNC Graduate Student Association (GSA) is searching for any campus groups interested in having Nikki Seymour come and speak on her research and/or areas of expertise. She is a Colorado State University (CSU) Geosciences doctoral student that studies how the Earth's tectonic plates move.
From the President: Winter Weather Updates
October 9, 2019 — Given the weather forecast, it seems like we might just skip fall altogether. As I approach my second Colorado winter, I thought it would be helpful to review how and when decisions are made about the operations of the university, including closures and late openings.
UNC New Hires, September 2019
October 1, 2019 — The following new faculty and staff were welcomed as members of the UNC community in September 2019.
UNC Trustees Approve Resolution for Higher Ed Funding
September 23, 2019 — The University of Northern Colorado Board of Trustees approved a resolution in support of Proposition CC during a special meeting to consider the action Monday, Sept. 23.
Update on Strategic Enrollment and Student Success Efforts
September 13, 2019 — We hope the academic year has started well for you. Today, we share an update on the campus wide Strategic Enrollment and Student Success efforts initiated last spring. The SESS project collected information through interviews, document review and meetings with the steering team while also utilizing recommendations from the Task Force work last fall.
Recap: UNC Trustees Meeting
September 9, 2019 — President Andy Feinstein kicked off Friday's Board of Trustees meeting with updates on the Aims2UNC program, the Capital Development Committee's visit to UNC, preliminary fall enrollment numbers, strategic planning and organizational design work.
UNC New Hires, August 2019
September 3, 2019 — The following new faculty and staff were welcomed as members of the UNC community in August 2019.
New Divisions, Name Changes, Office Locations
August 17, 2019 — Read about new divisions and units as well as changes to office names and locations at UNC.
UNC New Hires, July 2019
August 2, 2019 — The following new faculty and staff were welcomed as members of the UNC community in July 2019.
UNC Bands Alumni Reunion Brings Alumni to Campus
July 9, 2019 — The third UNC Bands Alumni Reunion will bring over 150 University of Northern Colorado alumni back to campus for a Concerts Under the Stars performance at UNC’s Garden Theatre at 8 p.m. Sunday, July 21.
Hold Off Saving Parade Spots at UNC After July 2
June 5, 2019 — Until July 2, UNC will remove materials used to save spots on campus for watching the Greeley Stampede Fourth of July parade.
COEBS Programs Earn National Accreditation
May 21, 2019 — Three programs in UNC’s College of Education and Behavioral Sciences successfully received national accreditation this spring.
UNC New Hires, May 2019
May 2, 2019 — The following new faculty and staff were welcomed as members of the UNC community in May 2019.
UNC New Hires, April 2019
May 2, 2019 — The following new faculty and staff were welcomed as members of the UNC community in April 2019.
Bicycles Left on Campus after May 5 to be Removed
April 29, 2019 — In an effort to prevent thefts, the UNC Police Department regularly removes bicycles left in the racks after spring semester. This year will be after May 5.
Physical Education Students Win Numerous Awards
April 29, 2019 — Three students from the University of Northern Colorado School of Sport and Exercise Science's Physical Education program were recognized for their achievements as students in the teaching field.
Administrative Offices Begin Moving to Carter
March 29, 2019 — Several administrative offices are being relocated to spaces in Carter Hall vacated by the student services offices that moved to the Campus Commons earlier this month.
Trustees Approve Tenure for Incoming Provost
March 11, 2019 — University of Northern Colorado trustees officially welcomed their newest board member and elected officers in addition to granting department-approved tenure for UNC’s incoming provost at the board’s regularly scheduled meeting Friday, March 8.
UNC President Andy Feinstein Presents University Cost Savings
January 30, 2019 — During a follow-up cost-savings presentation to campus Tuesday, University of Northern Colorado President Andy Feinstein shared the university-wide options and the division-level cost-saving model that are under consideration to eliminate the $10 million structural deficit by fiscal year 2021 — the first step toward strategically investing in the future and “moving the institution forward.”
Trustees Approve Revisions to Board Policy Manual
January 30, 2019 — UNC Board of Trustees on Friday approved amending the section of the Board Policy Manual that covers conflict of interest on Jan. 24, 2019.
Trustees Approve Updates to Academic Programs, Pass Resolution
November 16, 2018 — UNC’s Board of Trustees on Friday approved updating two academic programs: one that consolidates foreign language fields of study for undergraduates, and another that replaces an existing graduate track for teacher candidates.
President’s Council Delves into Cost-Saving Options
October 23, 2018 — The President’s Leadership Council continued its work on potential cost-saving measures at its Oct. 22 meeting. The council has identified 13 options to explore and will be discussing advantages, disadvantages, and financial implications of each in the coming weeks.
President’s Leadership Council Update: Task Forces Seek Campus Involvement
September 26, 2018 — President’s Leadership Council members discussed the efforts of three task forces convened by Interim Provost Theo Kalikow and began work on an inventory of potential cost-saving measures at the Council’s Sept. 24 meeting.
UNC Faculty Bookshelf 2018-19
September 18, 2018 — Check out some recently published books by UNC faculty members during the 2018-19 academic year.
President's Leadership Council Convenes
September 11, 2018 — UNC President Andy Feinstein convened the newly formed President’s Leadership Council for its first meeting Sept. 4.
Emergency Alert System to be Tested Sept. 19
September 11, 2018 — A test of UNC's Emergency Alert Messaging System will be conducted on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The test message will be sent to UNC email accounts, text-enabled campus phones, subscribed cell phones (text and voice messages) and campus emergency poles.