University of Colorado officially confirms Saliman as system’s new president

His background in finance and overseeing what will be one of the tightest budgets in higher ed made him a unanimous choice, though not without controversy.

University of Colorado’s Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to officially confirm Todd Saliman as the system’s 24th president.

Saliman, who has served as interim president since last year, was named the sole finalist for the presidency in early April. His confirmation comes after a two-week period during which Saliman toured campuses and the Regents solicited feedback.

“I truly am humbled and will do right by you and look forward to working with you all in moving the university forward,” Saliman told Regents after being confirmed.

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