University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center is
a new university composed of three University of Colorado campuses
—Downtown Denver, Ninth and Colorado, and Fitzsimons at Aurora. The
University Of Colorado Board of Regents created the new university
on July 1, 2004, with the consolidation of the University
of Colorado at Denver and the University of Colorado Health
Sciences Center. The new university’s mission spans the scopes of
its parts and its vision is to:
• Become the
premier urban research university with nationally ranked programs of teaching,
clinical care and community service throughout Colorado.
• Provide access
to higher education for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with
increased multicultural diversity through recruitment and pipeline initiatives.
new interdisciplinary programs of education and research in the life
sciences, professional programs and liberal arts.
• Become a
more entrepreneurial university with two campuses in the Denver/Aurora metropolitan
area and the state.
• Develop regional business and community
partnerships that stimulate new programs and an improved economy.