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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.


Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 187).

Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume S: page 121.

Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 193).

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"Together - I Believe We Can...", 1978 August 18

Identifier: U138.0004.0013.00002
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