Joan Potter

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Obituary

POTTER--Joan. Purchase College School of the Arts, Conservatory of Theater Arts and Film, mourns the loss of our beloved professor and colleague. Earlier in her career, she was an actor working in TV and was affiliated with the Actors Studio. She has inspired generations of acting students in the Conservatory of Theater Arts and Film at Purchase College for over 30 years. She established a student interdisciplinary award fund in the Purchase College Foundation in honor of her colleague and friend Mimi Arsham, who taught film at Purchase. Thomas J. Schwarz President Purchase College
Published in The New York Times on Mar. 18, 2008
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