University of Colorado Denver Names Dr. Horrell Chancellor

The Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities would like to welcome Dr. Dorothy Horrell as the University of Colorado Denver chancellor. The University of Colorado is a valuable member of the CUMU family.

According to President Bruce D. Benson, Dr. Horrell has “deep roots in the Colorado higher education, our community and our state.”

Dr. Horrell was president of the Colorado Community Colleges System from 1998-200 and has previously held several positions for the community colleges system, including vice president and president. Most Recently, Dr. Horrell served as president and CEO of the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, Colorado’s leading foundation supporting the arts and non-profit leadership efforts.

“I’m honored to be part of a university community that makes a difference in so many lives and in our community,” Horrell said. We at CUMU support Dr. Horrell and her efforts to strengthen and enhance the communities she serves in. Congratulations!