Ideas Challenge Launch:
August 18, 2014

Submit your Ideas:
August 18 to September 19, 2014

Winners Announced:
2nd week of October 2014

Project Work Begins: Mid-October 2014

President's Showcase of Excellence:
April 2015


Welcome to the Bold Ideas Challenge

President Joseph I. Castro seeks your bold, creative, innovative ideas to:

  • improve services to students, teaching, and learning or;
  • fix an inefficient/ineffective process.

The Bold Ideas Challenge is open to all faculty, staff and administrators.

Bold Ideas may be at any organizational level including campus, division, schools/college, department or individual. Ideas must be campus-specific and cannot be subject to collective bargaining.

President's Cabinet to jury all Bold Ideas submittals and select awardees.

Bold Ideas winners to receive either a $1,500 cash award (subject to all applicable, state & federal taxes) or a $1,500 professional development award.

Click here to submit your Bold Idea!