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 30 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
Overview Color print of University of Denver Chancellor Ross Pritchard talking to Colorado Governor Richard Lamm and his wife Dottie Lamm.
Overview Senate Says Will Ask for Greater Share of Fees. Greenberg Will Head Group for Pritchard’s Restructuring Plans. Market Soars to New Record High totals.
Dates: 1982 November 4
Overview 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
Overview 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.
Overview 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.
Overview University of Denver (DU) Chancellor, Ross Pritchard pose for a portriat.
Dates: between 1978-1984