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Clyde Faulkner, former dean, dies

Clyde Faulkner, 1981

Clyde W. Faulkner, Jr., Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences from 1981-1991, passed away on Saturday.  A celebration of his life will be held tomorrow (Friday, April 15) at 2 p.m. in the chapel of A. S. Turner and Sons, 2773 North Decatur Rd., in Decatur.

Dean Faulkner was a Professor of Sociology at Georgia State University.  His accomplishments as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences are described in the Annual Reports of the Divisions of the University from 198o/81-1990/91, located in University Archives.

For additional information, see his obituary ( and the College of Arts & Sciences Timeline (