KAZU Local
1:32 am
Wed June 28, 2006

UCSC Chancellor Denton dead in apparent suicide

Santa Cruz, CA – A memorial service will be held Thursday for UC Santa Cruz chancellor Denice Denton, who jumped off the roof of a 42-floor building in San Francisco Saturday. Denton was the first female dean of a top research university's engineering school and was highly regarded in her field. But she faced heavy criticism over a number of controversies both on campus and off. KAZU's Ben Adler reports.