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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 26 Collections and/or Records:

Ross Pritchard Receiving Gift from William Coors, 1983

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Identifier: U201.02.0140.0038.00002.00001
Abstract Black and white print of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard receiving a gift from William Coors to help defray operating costs on the Park Hill Campus. Pritchard and Coors are standing in front of the new law school building being built on that campus.
Dates: 1983

Ross Pritchard, Walter Koch, Roger Knight, and John Love at Founders Day, 1981

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Identifier: U201.01.0120.0026.00003
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.
Dates: 1981

Ross Pritchard with Richard and Dottie Lamm, 1979

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Identifier: U201.02.0140.0038.00003
Abstract Color print of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard talking to Colorado Governor Richard Lamm and his wife Dottie Lamm.
Dates: 1979

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

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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

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1980

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Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00003
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.
Dates: 1980

University of Denver Chamberlin Observatory, 1980

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Identifier: U201.01.0017.0031.00005
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.
Dates: 1980

University of Denver Chancellor's Commencement Address, August, 15, 1980, 1980 August 15

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Identifier: U138.0005.0002.00002
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

University of Denver Commencement August 13, 1982, 1982 August 13

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Identifier: U138.0005.0006.00001
Abstract Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, August 13, 1982. Closing remarks by: Ross Pritchard, Chancellor of the University.
Dates: 1982 August 13

University of Denver Commencement August 15, 1980, 1980 August 15

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Identifier: U138.0005.0002.00001
Abstract Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, August 15, 1980. Closing remarks by: Ross Pritchard, Chancellor of the University.
Dates: 1980 August 15

University of Denver Commencement June 4, 1983, 1983 June 4

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Identifier: U138.0005.0007.00001
Abstract Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, June 4, 1983. Honorary degrees recipients: Willy Schaeffler, Doctor of Humane Letters, he came to the U.S. after the World War II on the vague promise of a job at DU, obtanined it and went on to win 13 NCAA championships for the University, in the process 24 DU races were named All-American and 15 made U.S. Olympic teams; Dr. Kenneth W. Thompson, Doctor of Laws, he is a member of the board of...
Dates: 1983 June 4