TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Donald W. Carson, who was the director of the UA School of Journalism from 1978 to 1985 died on Thursday, Feb. 1. He was 85.
According to a release from the University of Arizona, Carson was a 1954 journalism graduate at the university.
After a career that took him to the Arizona Daily Star and The Associated Press in Phoenix and Washington DC as a reporter, Carson joined the UA faculty in 1966.
He retired in 1997.
To read more about Carson's work, read the release from the UA School of Journalism HERE.