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

October, 2001

"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."

President Hoffman

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.

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.