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Statement on the deaths of Vanderbilt alumni in Brussels

Mar. 26, 2016, 7:24 PM

Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos issued the following statement after learning of the deaths of Vanderbilt alumni Justin and Stephanie Shults as a result of a terrorist bombing in Brussels, Belgium March 22:

We are saddened to learn that the deaths of Vanderbilt alumni Justin and Stephanie Shults have been confirmed. Our hearts go out to their families and friends as they begin to cope with their passing. Both Justin and Stephanie received degrees from our Owen Graduate School of Management. Justin also received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt. This bright young couple chose, in the spirit of discovery, to become global citizens in order to grow, to learn and to broaden their perspective. They represented the very best of Vanderbilt and Owen.

Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos




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