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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1980

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00003
Overview Chancellor Ross Pritchard receives a document from an unidentified person during a ceremony in the steps of of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado, celebrating the Observatory's admission to the National Register of Historic Places.
Dates: 1980

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1980

 Item
Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00005
Overview Chancellor Ross Pritchard holds a certificate during a ceremony on the steps of Chamberlin Observatory on the campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado celebrating the Observatory's admission to the National Register of Historic Places.
Dates: 1980