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Foundation administrator

Richard Randolph Bond was American foundation administrator. Recipient Legislator of Year award DAV, 1988, Colorado Academy Pediatrics, 1989; Mental Health award, 1990, Political Educator of Year award, Colorado Education Association, 1991; fellow National Science Foundation, 1953-1954, American Physiological Society, 1958, Carnegie Foundation, 1958-1959.


Bond, Richard Randolph was born on December 1, 1927 in Lost Creek, West Virginia, United States. Son of Harley Donovan and Marcella Randolph Bond.


Bachelor of Science, Salem College, 1948. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Salem College, 1979. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Northern Colorado.

Master of Science, West Virginia University, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1955. Postdoctoral studies, University Michigan, 1958—1959.


Various teaching and fellowship positions, 1949—1959. Dean of faculty Elmira College, New York, 1959—1963. Dean College Liberal Arts University Liberia, Monrovia, 1963—1964.

Chief of party Cornell University Project in Liberia, 1964—1966. Vice president academy affairs Illinois State University, Normal, 1966—1971. President University Northern Colorado, Greeley, 1971—1981, president emeritus, professor zoology, 1981—1989.

State representative Colorado General Assembly, Denver, 1984—1990. Interim president Front Range Community College, Westminster, 1991. President Morgan Community College, Fort Morgan, 1991—1996, Community Foundation, Greeley and Weld County, 1996—2000, Bond Family Foundation, since 1995.

Founder National Student Exchange, 1st Northern Savings and Loan. Consultant, examiner North Central Accrediting Association, 1969-1982.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Colorado Postsecondary Options Act., 1988. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board directors, chairman Sunrise Community Health Center. Founding member Dream Team on Dropout Prevention. Democratic candidate for Colonel 4th Congressional District, 1990.

Founder Colorado chapter Democratic Leadership Council, since 1991. Co-chairman Clinton Campaign, Colorado, 1992. Board directors Colorado chapter National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greeley Habitat for Humanity.

Chairman board directors University Schools Foundation. Board governors University Schools, since 2003. Board of trustee Aims Community College, 2001-2009.

With United States Army, 1945-1947. Member American Ornithologists Union, American Association Colleges and Universities (board directors 1979-1981), Colorado Association Colleges and Universities (chairman 1979-1981), Rotary, Habitat for Humanity (board directors Greeley chapter), University Charter School (board directors), Realizing Our Community (board directors), Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, stamp collecting/philately, camping, genealogy.


Married Reva Stearns, April 20, 1946. Children: David, Philip, Josette, Michael.

Harley Donovan

Marcella Randolph Bond

Reva Stearns

David Bond

Philip Bond

Josette Bond

Michael Bond