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    • American Business Enlightenment Award

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    • Business; Airlines; Awards;
    • 1961. James O. B. Phillips, President of Braniff Airlines in Brazil, received the American Buisness Enlightenment Award in 1961. Dr. Jonas H. Mayer, Vice President of American Linen Supply Company established the American Business Enlightenment...
    • Barry Goldwater, 1968

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Goldwater, Barry
    • 1968 Barry Goldwater is the center of attention at a reception with Thunderbird students after speaking on campus in 1968. Goldwater also spoke at commencement ceremonies in 1955, 1962, and 1984 when he received an honorary doctorate from...
    • Dr. William Voris, President, 1971

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Voris, William
    • 1971 Dr. William Voris was chosen to succeed Robert Delaney as president of Thunderbird. He served as president for almost 18 years from Sept. 1, 1971 until his retirement on June 30, 1989. Among his most important accomplishments were revising...
    • Barton Kyle Yount Memorial Library, 1971

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Libraries--1960-1970; Yount, Barton Kyle
    • 1971 The new library, started under President Art Peterson, was completed in March 1971. It provided space not only for the book collection, but also for the Placement Office and the Alumni Office.
    • Library Reading Room

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Libraries--1960-1970
    • 1971 The reading room in the Barton Kyle Yount Library held magazines and newspapers from all over the world in many languages.
    • West Apartments

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Dormitories
    • 1971 The West Apartments, started under President Art Peterson, were completed in 1971. The north wing of the quadrangle is a lounge and recreation room, later named for Norton Sobo, who taught the Interad class from 1967 to 1975.
    • Foreign Students at Thunderbird

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    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1972 In fall 1972, the foreign student enrollment rose to 98 out of 685, the largest foreign student enrollment to date in the school's history, marking an upward trend that would continue until 2001, when the terrorist attack on New York City on...
    • A New Name for Thunderbird

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    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1973, December 1. Dr. William Voris admires the sign declaring the new name of the School. On December 1, 1973, The name was changed from Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management to American Graduate School of International...
    • Hot air Balloon over the Tower

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Balloon races
    • 1975 (Balloon Race book) The first Thunderbird Hot Air Balloon Classic was held on November 8, 1975, under the sponsorship of the newly formed Friends of Thunderbird. Doris Paine, wife of alumnus Jordan Paine '46, chaired the first event, along...
    • Balloon Race Food Booths

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; balloon races
    • 1975 Ethnic foods were popular at the annual Thunderbird Balloon Classic. Student clubs sold delicacies from the various countries. In this 1975 photo, the club booths are lined up in front of the Tower Building, which at that time housed offices...
    • International Festival, 1975

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    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1975 Ethnic foods were prepared by students from many countries for the April 25, 1975 International Day. Such foods are a highlight of the regional night festivities, a long-standing tradition at Thunderbird. Asia Night, Europe Night, Africa...
    • First Balloon Race

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Balloon races
    • 1975 The first Thunderbird Balloon Classic was held on the grounds of the Thunderbird Campus on November 8 & 9, 1975 as a fundraiser by the school's auxiliary, Friends of Thunderbird. Seventeen hot air balloons participated in the event, which...
    • Residence Hall Groundbreaking

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Voris, William; Bean, Clarke; Bimson, Earl; Cramer, Don
    • 1976 G. Clarke Bean, chairman of the Thunderbird Board of Trustees, sits at the controls of a tractor marking the December 1976 groundbreaking for two new residence halls on the Thunderbird Campus. Also shown are Dr. William Voris, Thunderbird...
    • Goodyear Executive, International Executive of the Year

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Pilliod, C. J.; Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company
    • 1976, October. C. J. Pilliod, chairman of the board of the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, receives the first International Executive of the Year Award in October, 1976, during the 30th anniversary celebration of the School. The award was...
    • President Voris and Malcolm Forbes

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Voris, William; Forbes, Malcolm
    • 1977 Thunderbird President Dr. William Voris is shown with Malcolm Forbes, who is receiving an honorary doctorate from Thunderbird in December, 1977
    • Talley Career Services and Alumni Center

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    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1978 The Talley Building was completed in January, 1978, providing space for the Placement offices and the Alumni Relations office. The 5,100 square foot structure, built at a cost of approximately $150,000, includes space for interview rooms and...
    • Honorary Doctorate for Shiek Ahmed Zaki Yamani

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Voris, William; Yamani, Ahmed Zaki
    • 1979 Dr. Willliam Voris, Thunderbird President, is shown with Sheik Ahmed Zaki Yamani, who was presented an honorary doctorate from Thunderbird on October 22, 1979. Yamani was Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources for Saudi Arabia.
    • The Start of the China Program

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    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1980 Dr. William Voris shakes hands with the Chinese representative of the Beijing Institute for Foreign Trade upon the occasion of the Thunderbird's agreement for a cooperative program with the Chinese university October 3, 1980. The Chinese...
    • Thunderbird Campus Aerial, 1981

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    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1981 Aerial-1981.jpg An aerial view of the School shows the nearly completed Snell Learning Center, the gray roofed U-shaped building in the upper center.
    • Dr. William Voris and Thelma Kieckhefer

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    • American Graduate School of International Management; Voris, William; Kieckhefer, Thelma
    • 1981 Dr. William Voris and Thelma Kieckhefer pose in October, 1981 with the Royal Geographic Society World Clock, a special gift given to individuals whose cumulative contributions had reached $250,000. Kieckhefer donated more than $1.5 million...

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