Brown named CU president |

Brown named CU president

BOULDER – The University of Colorado Board of Regents chose former Sen. Hank Brown as the school’s 21st president ThursdayBrown, who has been serving as interim president since Aug. 1, was welcomed with applause and hand shakes.”Once you have seen the beauty of the Flatirons, you’ll never be happy living any place else,” Regent Pete Steinhauer told Brown, a CU alumni. “So welcome home.”Brown said he was honored and deeply grateful for the opportunity to lead CU. He was the sole finalist for the job.Brown will be paid an annual salary of $360,000 and receive a housing allowance of $47,000. He will not receive a car allowance, at his request.He replaces Elizabeth “Betsy” Hoffman, who stepped down amid controversy involving the school’s football program and a professor who likened some of the Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi Adolf Eichmann.

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