Democrat John Hickenlooper has picked the president of CSU-Pueblo to be his running mate.
Hickenlooper is expected to make the announcement at an 11:15 a.m. news conference.
Garica has been president of Colorado State University at Pueblo since 2006. Prior to that he was president of Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs.
Garcia served as the head of the state Department of Regulatory Agencies under Democratic Gov. Roy Romer.