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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 11 Collections and/or Records:

Commencement Program for the University of Denver August 14, 1981, 1981 August 14

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Identifier: U138.0005.0004.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, August 14, 1981. Closing remarks by: Ross Pritchard, Chancellor of the University.
Dates: 1981 August 14

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
Overview 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 August 13, 1982, 1982 August 13

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Identifier: U138.0005.0006.00001
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview 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

University of Denver Commencement June 5, 1982, 1982 June 5

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Identifier: U138.0005.0005.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, June 5, 1982. Closing remarks by: Ross Pritchard, Chancellor of the University.
Dates: 1982 June 5

University of Denver Commencement June 6, 1981, 1981 June 6

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Identifier: U138.0005.0003.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, June 6, 1981. Closing remarks by: Ross Pritchard, Chancellor of the University.
Dates: 1981 June 6

University of Denver Commencement Program, 1979 June 2

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Identifier: U138.0004.0014.00001
Overview 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
Overview 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

University of Denver Commencement Program May 31, 1980, 1980 May 31

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Identifier: U138.0005.0001.00001
Overview Program for the University of Denver doctoral, graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremony, May 31, 1980. Honorary degrees recipients: Frederick Amos Praeger, Doctor of Humane Letters, he was instrumental in founding the University of Denver's Publishing Institute; and Jessie Whaley Maxwell, Doctor of Humane Letters, she was the Colorado's first black school principal, she earned a bachelor of music and master of music education degrees from the University of Denver. Closing remarks by:...
Dates: 1980 May 31