University of Rochester Eastman School of Music former Dean of Students, Paul Burgett has passed away - following a brief battle with cancer, aged 72.
During his 54 year career at the upstate New York University, he served a number of key positions - including Eastman School of Music student body president, teaching faculty member and Students' Dean.
“Paul energized the University community with his presence and strengthened the institution through his wisdom, knowledge and service," University President Richard Feldman has said.
"No person in the worldwide University of Rochester community is more beloved than Paul Burgett,” he has said.
Our condolences are with Dr. Burgett's family, friends, colleagues and students.