UC Santa CruzChancellor

Office of the Chancellor
1156 High St.
University of California
Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077

Resources for Reporters:
Biography of Chancellor Denton
Press Photos Download

Remembering her Investiture:
Her Investiture and accompanying Academic Symposium
Honored for her Commitment:
2006 Maria Mitchell Women in Science Award
See Biography for complete listing

Promoting UCSC:
Her presentation on UCSC Achievements to UCSC Foundation Trustees (Delivered with Deans William Ladusaw and Lisa Sloan, June 8, 2006)
Denise Denton

Denice D. Denton, who died on June 24, served as UCSC's ninth chancellor and was a tireless champion of diversity and excellence.

On June 24, 2007--the one-year anniversary of her passing--the campus community remembered and paid tribute to Denice Denton, UC Santa Cruz's ninth chancellor. More

A public memorial event honoring Chancellor Denton took place on Thursday, June 29, 2006 in UCSC's Recital Hall. Read about the memorial ceremony, view UCSC's webcast of the event, watch a slideshow of the ceremony, or listen to an audio recording. (The San Jose Mercury-News has produced a slideshow; and the Santa Cruz Sentinel, a web site with highlights of Thursday's ceremony.) You may also read the remarks delivered by speakers at the memorial.

A memorial fund has been established to support Chancellor Denton's vision and priorities.

You may read personal remembrances of Chancellor Denton.

Messages from President Dynes and from Campus Provost David Kliger provide important updates to the campus community.

A letter to the campus community from Counseling & Psychological Services describes a variety of support activities, including the Employee Assistance Program. The letter also provides downloads related to experiencing, coping with, and recovering from traumatic events.