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Pritchard, Ross, 1924-2020

 Person

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.

Citation

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).

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Program of the Inaugural and Commencement Ceremonies University of Denver August 18, 1978, 1978 August 18

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Identifier: U138.0004.0013.00001
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

University of Denver Commencement Program, 1979 June 2

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Identifier: U138.0004.0014.00001
Abstract Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, June 2, 1979. Honorary degree recipients: Edward E. Pringle, Doctor of Laws; Normand Lockwood, Doctor of Humane Letters. Closing remarks by: Ross Pritchard, Chancellor of the University.
Dates: 1979 June 2

University of Denver Commencement Program, 1979 August 17

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Identifier: U138.0004.0015.00001
Abstract Program for the University of Denver undergraduate, graduate and doctoral commencement ceremony, August 17, 1979. Closing remarks by: Ross Pritchard, Chancellor of the University.
Dates: 1979 August 17