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.
Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 193).
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
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
Abstract 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.
Abstract 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.
Abstract Text of the commencement address by the Chancelor of the University, Ross Pritchard, delivered at the Unversity of Denver, August 15, 1980.
Dates: 1980 August 15
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
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