MEDIA ADVISORY: Memorial service for UC Santa Cruz Chancellor Denice D. Denton on Thursday, June 29

A public memorial service honoring Chancellor Denice D. Denton of the University of California, Santa Cruz, will be held Thursday, June 29, in the Music Center Recital Hall at UCSC. You are invited to cover this event.


10 a.m., Thursday, June 29


Memorial service honoring Chancellor Denice D. Denton


Music Center Recital Hall

UC Santa Cruz


UC Riverside Chancellor France A. Córdova will preside over the service, which will include remarks by UC President Robert C. Dynes, UCSC professor of history of consciousness Angela Davis, UC Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering Alice M. Agogino, and representatives of UCSC students and staff.

Please note: Parking is limited, so if you plan to attend, please contact Jennifer McNulty in UCSC's Public Information Office (831/459-2495). Flash photography will not be permitted inside the Recital Hall, and photojournalists will be restricted to a designated area near the back of the hall.

Background: Denton, UCSC's ninth chancellor, died June 24 in San Francisco. Authorities have ruled her death an apparent suicide. Background materials, including a biography, press photos of Denton, and a campus tribute, are available online at