Statement from Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson

March 11, 2019

"I am heartbroken and shocked upon learning of the tragic death of a SUNY Delhi student today. As we continue to learn more about what led to this senseless loss, we stand ready to help support his family and the entire SUNY Delhi community during this difficult time. We are working closely with the campus to offer immediate counseling and mental health services for students and staff."

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