Collaboration for the Public Good

As detailed in Transformative Direction Three, DU will continue to engage with organizations and diverse communities across Denver and throughout the Rocky Mountain West to serve the public good directly, […]

Designing & Developing Knowledge

When high-achieving faculty members develop into distinguished scholars who shape their fields, they also enhance the reputation of the University. During the next decade, DU will accelerate engagement with new […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity

To meet contemporary challenges, diverse teams must work collaboratively and innovatively towards solutions.  We are actively seeking a student body, faculty and staff who represent the diversity of our community, […]

DU and Engagement with Denver and Region

The Denver metro region is dynamic, breathtaking and culturally diverse. The University should be a gateway for our community to experience our city, state and even our world. To that […]

Enhancing & Expanding the Learning Environment

In Transformative Direction One, DU commits to exploring innovative ways to create a learning environment that expands education beyond traditional boundaries and scaffolds critical reflection – across courses, program, and […]

Enrollment & Financial Support for Undergraduate & Graduate Students

As outlined in Transformative Direction One, financial aid is critically important to DU and one of our top priorities. Not only does it benefit those who have been denied access […]


In the 21st century, producing and disseminating knowledge is a global process.  The Internet makes it possible to collaborate on scientific research or work project through instantaneous virtual connections, bringing […]

One DU

As outlined in Transformative Direction Four, DU will advance our institutional structures and shape ourselves as an intentional community, One DU, to provide an inclusive and engaging environment that supports our […]

Strengthening Global Networks

Our alumni and friends number over 140,000, forming a vital network in Denver and around the globe. We want them to remain involved with the University—serving as our ambassadors, enjoying […]

Student Navigation

As detailed in Transformative Direction One, DU aspires to be an intellectual, intentional and engaged academic community that cultivates critical thinking, knowledge and ethical leadership to prepare undergraduate, graduate and […]

Sustainable DU

Denver and the Rocky Mountain West face many sustainability challenges in the present and near future.  These include increased traffic congestion, a loss of local farms, city growth and gentrification […]