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Celebrating 125 years

Pride and Perspectives

From its earliest days, the University of Northern Colorado has been highly regarded for its prestigious programs, innovation and caring faculty. Here, students and faculty collaborate and learn as they have for generations, with a vision of higher education that fuses learning with community engagement, research, passion and transformation. We are proud of our past, and look forward to the work that will carry this university forward, into the future. Join us for a look at the moments, memories and progress of our first 125 years.


From 1889-2014

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This month in History

  • October 01, 1981 8th President: Robert C. Dickeson (1981-1991)
  • October 07, 1992 9th President: Herman Lujan inaugurated (1992-1996)
  • October 20, 2003 Totem Teddy repatriation ceremonies held on UNC campus
  • October 22, 1999 Hansen-Willis and Scott-Willcoxon Halls dedicated
  • October 30, 1971 7th President: Richard Bond inaugurated (1971-1981)