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Donald Kubly dies at 93; former Art Center College of Design president
Donald Kubly dies at 93; former Art Center College of Design president

Donald R. Kubly, a former president of Art Center College of Design who presided over its move from Los Angeles to a custom-built campus in the Pasadena foothills, died of natural causes Thursday at his home near the school. He was 93. His death was confirmed by his son, David. Called "one of Art Center's most influential leaders" by its current president, Lorne M. Buchman, Kubly was associated with the prestigious design school for five decades, beginning as an undergraduate in the late 1930s. In 1969, after a career in advertising, he became the college's second president and served for 16 years, until his retirement in 1985. During Kubly's tenure, Art...

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