May 13, 2002
COLO – University of Colorado President Elizabeth Hoffman announced
today (Monday, May 13, 2002) that Pamela Shockley has been appointed
chancellor of University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, pending the
approval of the CU Board of Regents. Shockley, one of 86 national applicants
for the position, has been interim chancellor CU-Colorado Springs since
"I have been
very impressed with Pam’s abilities, as I have worked closely with her
during the last eight months," said CU President Hoffman. "I
have great confidence in her leadership, and I believe she will advance
the university’s ten-year vision CU 2010."
noted that Shockley had strong support from both the campus community
and the external business community"
"It is an honor
to be selected to lead the fastest growing university in Colorado,"
said Shockley. "It is the culmination of my career. I look forward
to continuing to advance this campus and to meeting our goal of being
the best regional comprehensive university in the nation and to serving
the educational needs of the people of southern Colorado."
Shockley has served on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
faculty for more than 26 years. Her starting salary will be $195,500.
is the state’s fastest growing university with more than 6,800 students.
The University of
Colorado is a four-campus system with three general campuses in Boulder,
Denver, and Colorado Springs, and a Health Sciences Center campus located
in Denver and at the former Fitzsimons Army Base in Aurora. For further
information, please contact Bob Nero or Michele Trammell in the CU System
Office of Institutional Relations at (303) 492-6206.