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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

  • January 06, 1970 Library Classroom Building (Michener) fire
  • January 15, 1954 First theatrical presented in Frasier Hall. "Point of No Return".
  • January 25, 1928 Gunter Hall of Health dedicated
  • January 30, 1924 President John Grant Crabbe, 3rd President (1916-1924), died in Greeley; buried in Linn Grove Cemetery