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Granville Price, onetime associate professor of journalism, died on May 2, 1974. He was 67.
Professor Price was born on May 25, 1906, in Dodge, Texas. He received bachelor's and master's degrees from The University of Texas at Austin in 1926 and 1930, respectively. He served as editor of the Daily Texan.
He joined the faculty of the University in 1936 and taught until 1953. As the advisor to the Daily Texan, he guided the newspaper to twelve consecutive Pacemaker awards, which recognized outstanding college newspapers.
Professor Price was a member of the American Association of Teachers of Journalism.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 21, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.