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Robert M. Perkins Jr., communication arts professor, dies

Robert M. Perkins Jr., communication arts professor, dies

Robert Mitchell Perkins Jr., a retired Community College of Baltimore County communication arts department chair, died of kidney failure Feb. 28 at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 72 and lived in Glen Arm.

Born in Baltimore and raised on Venable Avenue in Waverly and later in Campus Hills in Towson, he was a 1964 graduate of Towson Senior High School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Miami and a master’s degree at New York University, where he attended the Tisch School of the Arts.

He became an associate professor at CCBC. He began teaching at the Essex campus and later taught at the Dundalk and Catonsville campuses. He taught broadcasting, speech...

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