CU-Boulder Chancellor To Meet With Montrose Officials June 13-14 As Part Of Western Slope Tour

first_imgPhilip DiStefano, interim chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder, will meet with Montrose officials from the Montrose Rotary Club, the Montrose County RE 1-J School District and Montrose area legislators on June 13-14 as part of a Western Slope tour. Joining DiStefano will be faculty and students who represent some of CU-Boulder’s exceptional educational programs and outreach projects. DiStefano will meet with officials from the various organizations to solicit their input on academic programs of importance to western Colorado and to provide information about CU-Boulder programs and opportunities for incoming undergraduate and graduate students. DiStefano also will share information on ways in which the Boulder campus positively impacts Colorado through its educational programs and the economic benefits of spin-off companies that result from research developments and student- and faculty-generated businesses. “I am interested to hear from people in western Colorado about how CU-Boulder can better serve their needs through education, research and outreach,” said DiStefano. “But I also want to reacquaint people with the positive resources of the university that benefit the entire state, from creating an educated populace to driving innovation in technology and new businesses that benefit the state as a whole.” DiStefano will end the first day’s activities in Montrose with a 5:30 p.m. buffet dinner at The Montrose Pavilion, 1800 Pavilion Dr., to meet with alumni, students, parents and donors. For information call (303) 492-8908. Other Western Slope cities in the tour besides Montrose include Durango, Grand Junction and Steamboat Springs. Published: June 8, 2005 Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img

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