Dr. Paul Yu, former College at Brockport president, dies

In a statement released Tuesday night, The College at Brockport said former president, Dr. Paul Yu, died December 5 (Photo: College at Brockport)

Brockport, N.Y. – Dr. Paul Yu, the former president of the College at Brockport, has died.

In a statement released Tuesday night, the college said Yu passed away on December 5 after battling Parkinson’s Disease.

“It’s not easy raising the academic profile of a college, and Brockport’s rise during Dr. Yu’s tenure was achieved while always focusing on student success,” President Heidi Macpherson said in a statement Tuesday night. “The College at Brockport is a better institution because of Paul Yu.”

Dr. Yu was 75 years old.

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