Colorado State University System  

410 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2440
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 534-6290

The Colorado State University System has three campuses with distinct roles and missions that together serve the state, region, country, and the world, educating more than 40,000 new and returning scholars annually. Colorado State University in Fort Collins, the System's flagship, is a doctoral-granting research university and the state's land-grant institution. Colorado State University-Pueblo is a comprehensive regionally focused university and a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution offering both graduate and undergraduate degree programs. CSU-Global Campus is the nation's first, independent, 100 percent online public university, created to serve adult learners in Colorado and beyond. The CSU System is led by a Chancellor who is also the president of the Fort Collins campus. The Chancellor works with the appointed Board of Governors of the CSU System to further the role and mission of the System universities and ensure exceptional service to Colorado. 

Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System

The Board of Governors consists of 15 members, nine of whom are voting members appointed by the Governor, as provided in Colo. Rev. Stat. § 23-30-101. The remaining members represent the component universities of the Colorado State University System with one faculty member and one student leader from each campus.

The Board of Governors fosters development of Colorado State University, Colorado State University–Pueblo, and Colorado State University–Global Campus, and supports these separate and distinct institutions through careful planning and resource development. The Board strives to maintains each institution's flexibility to address challenges and opportunities that arise as the institutions seek to fulfill their statutory missions, consistent with the policies of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education

The Board also supports opportunities for cooperation in program and resource sharing among the institutions and facilitates system-wide financial accountability.