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Harry K. Newburn

Twelfth President
1969 - 1971

Harry K. Newburn's administration provided a receptive atmosphere for those with varying degrees of opinions, attitudes and differences in regards to issues of academic freedom and student unrest. He ushered in a new sense of pride in the university's football team, which represented Arizona in the 1971 Peach Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia. Newburn believed that both academic and athletic achievements had a place at the university and strengthened the ties of understanding and friendship between the university and the people of Arizona.