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Presidential Communications

Preview of August 18 Virtual Budget Town Hall

August 18, 2020

As a follow up to last week’s message, we wanted to update you with further details related to our revised FY 21 budget prior to the virtual Town Hall taking place via Zoom tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 18, from 3-5:30 p.m. –– we felt it was important for you to have this information now so you could have time to review and develop questions in advance. [READ FULL POST]

Financial Task Force and Budget Update

August 12, 2020

August 12, 2020 - UNC has been addressing the financial impacts facing the university as a result of COVID-19. The progress and decisions underway are guided by our mission and promise to prioritize academic excellence and protect the health and well-being of our campus community. As we plan for a different kind of fall and face new economic realities as a result of the pandemic, I want to thank you for your continued commitment to UNC and your unwavering optimism about our future throughout these uncertain times. [READ FULL POST]

Financial Task Force Budget Update

August 12, 2020

Last month, I updated you on the work being done to address the financial impacts facing UNC as a result of COVID-19. The progress and decisions underway are guided by our mission and promise to prioritize academic excellence and protect the health and well-being of our campus community. [READ FULL POST]

Fiscal Year 21 University Budget Update

July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020 - The economic impact of COVID-19 has been severe and far reaching. As a result, the State of Colorado’s ability to invest in public higher education, and specifically in UNC, has been significantly impacted. The university’s provisional budget for FY 21, shared in our June Board of Trustees meeting, projected a revenue shortfall of $24 million due to this substantial decrease in state support coupled with declines in enrollment and housing and dining contracts due largely to COVID-19. [READ FULL POST]