“Our deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends,’’ Smith said.
Willis Brown had a bachelor’s degree in physics from the State University College at Oneonta and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University, according to the SUNY Delhi website.
Before joining SUNY Delhi, he worked for Morningstar facilities in Wisconsin and Virginia, Smith said, and he did corporate training for Friesland Campina Domo, Kraft, The Raymond Corp., and Unisom Industries.
Willis Brown was recognized as Faculty Tutor of the Year for 2012 by the SUNY Delhi Learning Center, Smith said. He also developed programs for the campus’s Office for Training and Business Recruitment.
Daily Star staff writer Richard Whitby contributed to this report.