Statement by SUNY Board Chairman H. Carl McCall and Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher

January 18, 2016

"This is a sad day for the entire SUNY family, as the details of an unspeakable tragedy affecting the SUNY Geneseo campus community come to light. As we mourn the lives of those lost, our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with their families, friends, and all who knew them."

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