In an Oct. 19 ceremony, the CU community honored the four recipients of the 2021 Regent Awards. The awards include honorary degrees, a university medal and a distinguished service award for some of the greatest contributors to CU, the state and the nation. This marks the second time the award recipients were honored in a ceremony other than the annual university spring commencment ceremony.
Given since 1882 and approved by the University of Colorado Board of Regents, the Regent Awards include:
Honorary degrees for outstanding achievement in intellectual contributions, university service, philanthropy and/or public service.
University medals for those persons whose achievements and contributions are particularly associated with the university.
Distinguished service awards for those whose achievements and contributions are particularly associated with the state and/or the nation.
The 2021 Regent Award recipients are Ceal Barry (honorary degree); Cleo Parker Robinson (honorary degree); Rebecca Roser (university medal); and Charles Sisk (distinguished service award).