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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

  • July 01, 1996 10th President: Howard M. Skinner (1996-1998)
  • July 01, 1998 11th President: Hank Brown (1998-2002)
  • July 01, 2002 12th President: Kay Norton (2002-  )
  • July 1915 "Old Doc", the horse, replaced by a Colwell Roller and Motor Lawn Mower. "Old Doc" Displaced by Modern Machinery," Crucible, July 16, 1915, p. 1.