Chancellor Philip DiStefano celebrated the contributions of Ambassador David Bolen with a Chancellor's Impact Award at the 2023 commencement ceremony. In addition, the University of Colorado Board of Regents announced the latest slate of recipients of honorary degrees, distinguished service medals and university medals, including four CU Boulder affiliates.
Given since 1882, the regent awards include:
- Honorary degrees, which recognize outstanding achievement in one or more of the following areas: intellectual contributions, university service, philanthropy and/or public service.
- Distinguished service awards, which recognize those persons whose achievements and contributions are particularly associated with the state and/or nation.
- University medals, which recognize those persons whose achievements and contributions are particularly associated with the university.
In addition to the Chancellor's Impact awardee David Bolen, the other 2023 CU Boulder awardees are Henry and Leslie Eaton, Barbara Grogan, Allan McMurray and Ginger Ramsey. They will be honored in a private campus ceremony on May 10.