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Jack White, former faculty member of the Layton School of Art and one of the seven co-founders of MIAD, passed away on August 10 in Tampa. Jack led MIAD and its predecessor institution, Milwaukee School of the Arts, first as Director and then as President, from 1975-83.

To read his obituary from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, click here. Jack’s family, friends, faculty, staff and alumni shared memories and viewed some of his artwork, designs and photographs at a Memorial Service at MIAD on Thursday, November 8. Stories about Jack can be found at the MIAD Alumni web site,