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A Vision for Colorado College

L. Song Richardson

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, We’ve learned that we are not immune from the national mental health crisis affecting communities around the country. We are experiencing it on our campus, in our community, and in our day-to-day lives. In keeping with our history of taking bold and courageous actions, earlier this year, our students sounded…

Issue: Winter 2023 • Tags:

A Vision for Colorado College

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, When I first learned about Colorado College, I was drawn to it because its values matched my own. This is the college that boldly and courageously chose to teach differently when we adopted the Block Plan 52 years ago, created the first college antiracism commitment, and was the first in…

Issue: Summer 2022 • Tags:

The Promise of Springtime

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends What makes springtime at Colorado College so special is that we see the promise that new students bring, the transformation they experience here, and the thrill as they launch into the world. Just a few weeks ago 750 visitors — admitted students and their families and friends — arrived on…

Issue: Spring 2022 • Tags:

The President’s Message: How can we do what we do better?

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, In Just Over Six Months At Colorado College, I have learned that community is everything. We felt joy in the air as students, faculty, and staff gathered on Tava Quad for Opening Convocation on the first day of classes. That day — the beginning of a new academic year —…

Issue: Winter 2021/22 • Tags:

From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, I am thrilled to be starting my journey with you at Colorado College. When I began learning about CC, I was struck by its boldness and its innovative spirit. Whether it’s antiracism, the Block Plan, the arts, or creativity and innovation, just to name a few, CC impressed me as…

Issue: Summer 2021 • Tags:

From the acting Co-Presidents

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, As we look forward to a much-anticipated presidential transition at Colorado College, we are grateful for the opportunity to reflect on the past year together. It has been our sincere honor to serve as co-presidents during this interim, and we thank you for your continued support and engagement. Last spring…

Issue: Spring 2021 • Tags:

From the Acting Co-Presidents

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, We are thankful for the opportunity to pause, reflect, and share our gratitude for everyone who has contributed to the success of this community during a challenging time. We also share our excitement as we embark on a new year and new semester together. This year marks the 50th anniversary…

Issue: Winter 2020-21 • Tags:

From the Acting Co-Presidents

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, We want to begin by thanking you for all you have done to support Colorado College during an exceptionally challenging time. Although we have felt a wide range of emotions this year, we are inspired by dedicated CC faculty, staff, alumni, and most importantly, our students, who are working together…

Issue: Summer 2020 • Tags:

From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, While this time of year is usually marked by celebration as our seniors prepare for Commencement, the past few months have been filled with anxiety and disappointment as the Coronavirus has taken hold in our communities. Colleges have suspended face-to-face instruction and emptied campuses to slow the virus’ spread and…

Issue: Spring 2020 • Tags:

From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, It has been a wonderful semester at Colorado College! We piloted exciting new campus programs to support our students and advance our mission. We also came together for Family and Friends Weekend and Homecoming to celebrate our community. The college application season is in full swing, and we are excited…

Issue: Winter 2019 • Tags: