Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Friday, April 15, 2005
Dan Hopkins 303-866-6324
Mark Salley 303-866-6323
OWENS PRAISES REGENTS FOR APPOINTMENT OF HANK BROWN;SAYS INTERIM CU PRESIDENT IS ‘SUPERB CHOICE’
(DENVER) – Gov. Bill Owens today issued the following statement on the appointment of former U.S. Senator Hank Brown as the interim president of the University of Colorado:
“I congratulate the Regents on the superb choice of Senator Hank Brown as the interim President of the University of Colorado.
“Sen. Brown is known throughout the nation – and around the world – for his keen intelligence, his strong leadership skills and his quiet common sense. As a United States Senator, a university president and the leader of a major philanthropic foundation, Hank Brown has a record of outstanding achievement in every task he has undertaken in his distinguished career.
“Sen. Brown’s appointment today is great news for the University of Colorado and for our state. I look forward to working with Hank Brown – and with the Board of Regents – as we embark on a new era for Colorado’s flagship university.”
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