Call for nominations: 2019 Regents awards

CU’s highest honors include Honorary Degrees, University Medals
By Staff

The University of Colorado Board of Regents is soliciting nominations for its 2019 slate of Honorary Degrees, University Medals and Distinguished Service Awards.

An Honorary Degree (Doctor of Humane Letters or Doctor of Science) is the highest award CU can bestow. It is the policy of the Board of Regents to award Honorary Degrees in recognition of outstanding achievement in one or more of the following areas: intellectual contributions, university service, public service and/or philanthropy.

University Medals are awarded in recognition of those persons whose achievements and contributions are particularly associated with the university.

Distinguished Service Awards are awarded in recognition of achievements and contributions particularly associated with the state and/or nation.

Visit the newly updated website for information on the nomination process and to nominate someone for an Honorary Degree, University Medal, or Distinguished Service Award.

Nominations are due Nov. 1.

Please direct questions about the process to the respective campus's canvassing committee:

  • CU Boulder
    Carole Capsalis
    Deputy Chief of Staff
    University of Colorado Boulder
    914 Broadway, UCB 17
    Boulder, CO 80309
    Phone: 303-492-0318
  • UCCS
    Martin Wood
    Vice Chancellor of University Advancement
    University of Colorado Colorado Springs
    1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Main Hall 402E
    Colorado Springs, CO 80918
    Phone: 719-255-3176
  • CU Denver | CU Anschutz Medical Campus
    Diana Kelly
    Office of the Chancellor
    1380 Lawrence St. Suite 1400 – CB 168
    Denver, CO 80204
    Phone: 303-315-2075
  • CU System
    Mark Ostrander
    Director of Operations
    Office of the Board of Regents
    1800 Grant Street, Suite 800
    Denver, CO 80203
    Phone: 303-860-5743
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