Stanford University

News Service


NEWS RELEASE

10/02/95

CONTACT: Stanford University News Service (415) 723-2558

Memorial service to be held Oct. 7 for former Cal chancellor

STANFORD -- A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Stanford's Memorial Church for Roger Heyns, the former University of California-Berkeley chancellor who died Sept. 11, while traveling in Greece. Heyns was 77.

Speakers at the service will include Chang-Lin Tien, the current chancellor at UC-Berkeley; William Hewlett, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard; and John Heyns, one of Roger Heyns' sons.

Heyns had been retired for two years from the presidency of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in Palo Alto, Calif. Heyns was chancellor at UC-Berkeley from 1965 to 1971, and is widely credited with holding the university together during the height of student dissent and anti-war protests.

Funeral services were held earlier in Heyns' birthplace, Holland, Mich.

Memorial donations can be made to the Stanford University Chaplaincy Service (300 Pasteur Drive, H1401, Stanford, CA 94305) and/or the Young Musicians' Program at UC-Berkeley (19 Morrison Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720).

-pr-

951002Arc5084.html


This is an archived release.

This release is not available in any other form. Images mentioned in this release are not available online.
Stanford News Service has an extensive library of images, some of which may be available to you online. Direct your request by EMail to images@news-service.stanford.edu.

© Stanford University. All Rights Reserved. Stanford, CA 94305. (650) 723-2300. Terms of Use | Copyright Complaints