Former Auburn University President Harry Philpott Dies

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Former Auburn University President Harry Philpott has died.

University spokesman Brian Keeter said Philpott passed away Sunday night in Auburn. He was 90.

Philpott served as president of Auburn from 1965 until 1980. Auburn University Montgomery was established during his tenure.

Philpott had served as academic vice president of the University of Florida before going to Auburn.

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