Western Colorado University follows the model of shared governance, which includes the Board of Trustees, administration and faculty in decision-making and university strategy. The three branches of Western Colorado University’s leadership, along with community members, guide the University’s Strategic Plan.
Dr. Greg Salsbury was appointed by the Western Colorado University Board of Trustees as the fourteenth President of the University in April 2014. Since his arrival at the helm of this small, liberal-arts-focused university, he increased overall enrollment at a rate faster than any other four-year institution in the state. In 2018, he secured the […]
Brad Burton, Ph.D. is a practicing Professional Geologist with more than 20 years experience in the Petroleum Industry. Dr. Burton emphasizes fundamental geological skills and teaching applied to solving real-world problems.
Chris Blees graduated from Western with a B.A. in Accounting and Recreation & Outdoor Education in 1994. Blees currently serves as President and CEO of BiggsKofford Certified Public Accountants and BiggsKofford Capital Investment Bank, both located in Colorado Springs.
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We keep the Mountaineer spirit going strong within our alumni community. Whether getting together with friends at an annual event, making a donation or mentoring a student, graduates continue to play an important role in the Western community.