Philip DiStefano

Dr. Philip R. DiStefano is the Chancellor at the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to his appointment on May 5, 2009, Dr. DiStefano was the top academic officer at CU-Boulder for eight years as the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. He served as interim chancellor twice during pivotal times in the university’s history. Dr. DiStefano co-chaired the steering committee for CU-Boulder’s visionary strategic plan, Flagship 2030, conceived with campus, community and statewide input, to guide CU-Boulder for decades to come. Today, Dr. DiStefano is shepherding its implementation as Flagship 2030 moves from vision to reality.

Dr. DiStefano has served CU-Boulder for 40 years. As Chancellor he works closely with students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, governing officials, and business and community leaders in extending CU’s legacy as a preeminent national comprehensive research university.