Pritchard, Ross, 1924-2020
In 1978, Pritchard was installed as the 14th Chancellor of the University at the August 10 Summer Commencement ceremony. Pritchard officially started July 3, 1978. In 1984, the Board of Trustees fire Pritchard as Chancellor. Pritchard died in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on July 8, 2020, reportedly of Alzheimer’s disease.
CitationBreck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 187).
Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume S: page 121.
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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Images of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard: 33 black and white prints, including Pritchard speaking at convocation; with Irving Kornfield and Steven Antonoff; with Robert Hetyel; with wife Emily; with Charles Kuvalt and Dorothy Goodstein at Chancellors' Society dinner; speaking at a faculty meeting; with Melvin Calvin and Gareth Eaton at a lecture preceding groundbreaking ceremony for the Seeley Mudd building; with Allan Phipps; and several headshots and portraits of Pritchard. 9...
Abstract Black and white print of portrait of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard.
Dates: between 1984-1989
Abstract Images of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard: 14 black and white prints; including Pritchard with William Coors at construction site of new law building; with Melvin Calvin and Walter Koch at groundbreaking of Seeley Mudd building; speaking at a business executives' symposium; with Jeanette King and Rose Dodelzak; and with Frank Ricketson. 2 sets of black and white negatives with contact sheets. 8 sets of black and white negatives without contact sheets; including Pritchard with Mr....
Program of the Inaugural and Commencement Ceremonies University of Denver August 18, 1978, 1978 August 18
Abstract Program for the University of Denver Inaugural ceremony for the charge and investiture of Ross Pritchard as the Fourteenth Chancellor of the University of Denver as well as for the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, August 18, 1978. Honorary degree recipient: Allan O. Pfnister, Doctor of Laws, former executive vice chancellor and acting chancellor of the University of Denver. Remarks by: Ross Pritchard, Chancellor of the University.
Dates: 1978 August 18
Abstract Melvin Calvin and Walter Koch, chair of the Board of Trustees at the University of Denver, pose with shovels at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Seeley Mudd Science Building on the University Park campus of the University of Denver while Chancellor Ross Pritchard picks up his shovel.
Abstract University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Walter Koch present the Community Service Award to banker Roger Knight Jr. at Founders Day 1981 while Evans Award recipient, Colorado Governor John Love appluads. Love is seated at a long table with dishes from the Founders Day banquet, while the others are standing behind the table next to a podium decorated with the University of Denver seal.
Abstract Color print of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard talking to Colorado Governor Richard Lamm and his wife Dottie Lamm.
Abstract Text of the Commencement address "Together - I Believe We Can..." and remarks by Ross Pritchard, University of Denver, August 18, 1978 in response to investiture as Fourteenth Chancellor of the University of Denver.
Dates: 1978 August 18