Gil Gutierrez served as the University ombudsman at Colorado State University from 1990-1993. He was also involved with Upward Bound and served as advisor to MECHA and as a member of the Colorado State University Minority Faculty/Staff Caucus and the Fort Collins League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC).

As ombudsman, Gil served as a mediator helping students, faculty, and staff resolve conflicts. Gil had a unique ability to work with anyone, regardless of age, race, culture, or status. He helped people to feel comfortable in sharing their feelings and always listened carefully and responded In a fair manner.

The Scholarship that bears Gil's name was established to encourage CSU students to continue their education and become caring, helpful, leaders in the community.

If you would like to help us grow this fund, please visit: https://advancing.colostate.edu/GILGUTIERREZSCHOLARSHIP