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Former director of UA school of journalism dies at 85

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Written By Holland Scattergood

TUCSON - Donald W. Carson, former director of the University of Arizona School of Journalism, died Thursday at 85.

Carson, a 1954 UA alumnus, reported for the Arizona Daily Star and the Associated Press before returning to work for UA. He was director of the school from 1978-1985, according to the University of Arizona.

Carson name will be added to the inaugural UA School of Journalism Hall of Fame on April 7. He was a member of the Arizona Newspaper Association and Arizona Daily Wildcat Hall of Fame.

To learn more about the life of Donald Carson, read the article released by the UA School of Journalism.

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