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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.


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).

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University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard, between 1978-1984

Identifier: U201.03.0011.0028.00001
Abstract University of Denver (DU) Chancellor, Ross Pritchard pose for a portriat.
Dates: between 1978-1984