Mark R. Kennedy
President Emeritus, University of Colorado
A first-generation college graduate, Kennedy has led at the highest levels of academia, government and business. As the former President of both the University of Colorado and the University of North Dakota, Mark remains a strong advocate for higher eduation. He is committed to extending the opportunities higher education provides to more to ensure they benefit from technology’s advance. He is passionate about spurring the discovery that improves lives and preserves America's innovative edge.
- Advocacy for Higher Education
- Global Engagement
- In the News
- National Security
- Op Eds
- Strategic Plan
- Supporting Students
- Tech Rivalry
- Tech Transformation
Great to learn more about TMU's growth and its opening a campus in Eqypt.
George Washington University Tokyo Alumni
Profile of Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska, named after University of North Dakota alum.
Image Conversation Mark Kennedy @MarkKennedyUSA Debbie and I enjoyed touring @ValpoU with our former @CUSystem colleague President Jose Padilla and his wife Hilda. Great things ahead for Valpo under President Padilla's leadership.
It was wonderful to tour the new construction at the University of North Dakota with Cassie Gerhardt, Stephanie Walker, Amy Henley and Meloney Golombiecki Linder. The new UND Memorial Union, UND Chester Fritz Library and UND Nistler College of Business & Public Administration look fantastic. Thanks to Michael Pieper for his role in upgrading the campus. More to come with North Dakota Athletics improvements led by Bill Chaves. Thanks for the wonderful leadership of UND President Andy Armacost, past UND Student Body President Erik Hanson and the UND Alumni Association & Foundation.
Learned a lot from my visit to Japan's JAXA Tsukuba Space Center. They are a great NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration -partner. Here inside model of Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” of the International Space Station.
U.S. SPACE FORCE RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS
Meeting with fellow U.S. Air and Space Force Civic Leader Christian Anschutz and Brig. Gen. John Olson, Chief Data and Artificial Intelligence Officer for the Department of the Air Force and Col. Marc Brock, Commander of Space Delta 2
I appreciated current University of North Dakota Andrew Armacost recognizing my contributions as the immediate past President of UND as he accepted UND's American Council on Education / Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. Congrats to whole UND Team.
Kennedy said he’s “thrilled” that the University Partnership Program will involve both workforce development and research development...
The partnership program will also serve the Colorado Springs campus, said system President Mark Kennedy, with potential to expand to the Denver and Anschutz campuses.
President Mark Kennedy and host Emily Davies speak with serial entrepreneur, Stan Lapidus, about his accomplishments and insights on business collaboration in advancing health care, from ingenuity to implementation.
Funding, pay equity, DEI among key topics in President Kennedy’s address to Faculty Senate
Op Ed with Frank Backes, Kevin O’Neil and Venkat Reddy
Great collaboration by Kevin O'Neill and team that is fueling Colorado's #Aerospace industry.
Competing in the Next Economy
Honored to be a member of this commission.
"Colorado’s powerful convergence of academic, industry, government and philanthropic assets set us apart from the pack. We are uniquely positioned to meet Space Command’s needs and help advance its mission and strategic priorities."
“This gift will help grow our leadership in these areas for the benefit of the state and the nation,” he said in a statement.
If the pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that technology plays an important and growing role in how we deliver a CU education. We continue to make progress on our systemwide online and technology initiatives, but there is much work to be done.
Colorado and Indian state of Karnataka look to business opportunities
“India is one of the most important countries for higher education,” said Mark Kennedy, president of the University of Colorado System."
CU’s world-class researchers have long excelled at collaborations that improve lives, save lives and enhance the quality of life in our state and beyond,” said CU President Mark Kennedy. “This effort will lead to even more innovation and discovery.”