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Department statement on Colorado public colleges and universities requiring the COVID vaccine

DENVER – April 27, 2021: Today, Colorado Governor Jared Polis stated support of all of Colorado’s postsecondary students getting the COVID-19 vaccine for the fall. This comes after Fort Lewis College, the University of Denver and Colorado College announced they would require students to be fully vaccinated when returning this fall.

Inaugural Educational Equity Day of Dialogue brings together education partners to sign letter of commitment

DENVER – March 17, 2021:  The Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE), along with Colorado Governor Jared Polis and education leaders from across the state brought together partners on March 15, to virtually sign an educational equity letter of commitment and to highlight the recently published Report on Educational Equity with the goal of creating a Colorado for all. 

Colorado Commission on Higher Education approves 27 grant projects to continue expanding access and student savings in Colorado

DENVER – Mar. 5, 2021:  The Colorado Commission on Higher Education today approved 27 proposals that provide more than $875,000 in funding for Open Educational Resources (OER) projects throughout the state. OER are high-quality teaching, learning and research resources that permit free or repurposed use and are legally available to students for free or very low-cost.