Andrew Romanoff Heads Back to School

February 2009
Those who can't do, teach. That appears to be Andrew Romanoff's philosophy, anyway. Having been turned down for both Colorado secretary of state and U.S. senator in the past four months, Colorado's most eligible politician is turning back to the classroom--at least for now. The former House speaker has signed on as a "visiting scholar" at the Community College of Aurora. And he's talking with the University of Colorado-Denver's school for public policy about teaching there, as well. But Romanoff--or Professor Romanoff if one is abiding legislative decorum--may not stay in academia for long. News reports are rumoring that Romanoff might launch a primary challenge to U.S. Senator Michael Bennet in 2010. As he's often done in the past regarding questions about his political future, Romanoff is staying mum about his plans. Asked repeatedly by the Rocky Mountain News about what he'll do next, Romanoff answered every time, "I'm looking forward to teaching." On March 2, he'll be leading a discussion titled "A Legislative Midterm Assessment Report: The Colorado Legislature," from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the Community College of Aurora's Lowry campus. The event is free and open to the public.