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j_cdc_2017a_2016-12-19t09:05:15z12 Hearing Summary

Date: 12/19/2016

Location: LSB B


Colorado School of Mines


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03:09 PM -- Colorado School of Mines

The committee reconvened. Dr. Paul C. Johnson, President, and Kirsten Volpi, Executive Vice President, both representing Colorado School of Mines (CSM), updated the committee on enrollment, retention, student outcomes, and research initiatives at CSM. Committee members received a copy of a handout from CSM (Attachment H). Dr. Johnson discussed recent accomplishments at CSM, including the Mines Idea Hub, a student-driven initiative to promote entrepreneurship and innovation; the ADAPT Center, which studies additive materials used in manufacturing; and a partnership with the University of Northern Colorado, which gives CSM students a streamlined pathway to teacher licensure.

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03:15 PM

Dr. Johnson responded to a committee question regarding female enrollment at CSM. He also discussed recent outreach efforts by CSM to increase female enrollment. Committee discussion ensued on retention rates at CSM. Ms. Volpi discussed recent investments in infrastructure at CSM, as well as recently completed capital projects.

03:24 PM

Ms. Volpi discussed CSM's FY 2017-18 capital budget request: Green Center Roof Replacement (Capital Renewal). Ms. Volpi responded to a committee question regarding the condition of the roof.

03:26 PM

The committee adjourned.