INTERIM UCCS CHANCELLOR INVITED TO CAMPUS AS SOLE FINALIST

April 22, 2002

INTERIM UCCS CHANCELLOR

INVITED TO CAMPUS AS SOLE FINALIST

BOULDER, COLO – University of Colorado President Elizabeth Hoffman announced

today (Monday, April 22) that Pamela Shockley, interim chancellor for

the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, has been invited to

campus as the sole finalist for the permanent chancellor’s position

at CU-Colorado Springs. Shockley was one of 86 national applicants for

the position.

"I have been

very impressed with the job Pam has done for the last eight months as

interim chancellor," said CU President Hoffman, "and I look

forward to her campus visit. I am pleased that Pam is strongly supported

by both the campus and community members of the search committee."

President Hoffman

noted that Shockley will be invited to an open campus forum at which

the full campus as well as community is invited to participate. The

date of the campus forum is Monday, April 29, 2002, 9-10 a.m., room

303, UCCS University Center. Shockley will also meet with President

Hoffman, as well as campus and university administrators.

Shockley has served

on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs faculty for more than

26 years, and has acted as interim chancellor since September 2001.

CU-Colorado Springs

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.