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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 8 Collections and/or Records:

Pritchard, Dr. Ross - Photos, 1978-1982

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Identifier: U201.02.0140.0037
Overview Images of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard: 33 black and white prints, including Pritchard speaking at convocation; with Irving Kornfield and Steven Antonoff; with Robert Hetyel; with wife Emily; with Charles Kuvalt and Dorothy Goodstein at Chancellors' Society dinner; speaking at a faculty meeting; with Melvin Calvin and Gareth Eaton at a lecture preceding groundbreaking ceremony for the Seeley Mudd building; with Allan Phipps; and several headshots and portraits of Pritchard. 9...
Dates: 1978-1982

Pritchard, Ross, between 1984-1989

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Identifier: U201.03.0011.0028
Overview Black and white print of portrait of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard.
Dates: between 1984-1989

Pritchard, Ross - Photos, 1978-1983

 File
Identifier: U201.02.0140.0038
Overview Images of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard: 14 black and white prints; including Pritchard with William Coors at construction site of new law building; with Melvin Calvin and Walter Koch at groundbreaking of Seeley Mudd building; speaking at a business executives' symposium; with Jeanette King and Rose Dodelzak; and with Frank Ricketson. 2 sets of black and white negatives with contact sheets. 8 sets of black and white negatives without contact sheets; including Pritchard with Mr....
Dates: 1978-1983

Ross Pritchard, Melvin Calvin, and Walter Koch at Seeley Mudd Building Groundbreaking, 1979

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Identifier: U201.02.0140.0038.00001
Overview Melvin Calvin and Walter Koch, chair of the Board of Trustees at the University of Denver, pose with shovels at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Seeley Mudd Science Building on the University Park campus of the University of Denver while Chancellor Ross Pritchard picks up his shovel.
Dates: 1979

Ross Pritchard Receiving Gift from William Coors, 1983

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Identifier: U201.02.0140.0038.00002
Overview Black and white print of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard receiving a gift from William Coors, along with caption on enclosed Public Relations memo.
Dates: 1983

Ross Pritchard Receiving Gift from William Coors, 1983

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Identifier: U201.02.0140.0038.00002.00001
Overview 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
Overview 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
Overview Color print of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard talking to Colorado Governor Richard Lamm and his wife Dottie Lamm.
Dates: 1979