Established by Chancellor Rebecca Chopp for the 2016 Founders Celebration, the Founders Medal is the University’s highest honor, bestowed upon individuals or families whose transformative leadership and engaged philanthropy represent the pinnacle of DU’s mission and values.
- Dan Ritchie and Joy Burns, 2018
- Ralph J. & Patricia M. Nagel, 2017
- Robert & Judi Newman, 2016
- Donald L. (LLB ’77) & Susan M. Sturm, 2016