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 2 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.