July 20, 2011
Baker president issues statement on death of student
Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University is mourning the death of Tyler Jeck, a sophomore from Pittsburg, Kan. Jeck’s body was found Tuesday after a weekend boating incident at Beaver Lake in northwestern Arkansas.
Baker President Patricia N. Long issued the following statement:
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Tyler Jeck’s family, his friends and his extended family at Baker University. Tyler had demonstrated great promise on the Baldwin City campus as a freshman. He was a stellar student, earning recognition on the Dean’s List both semesters, participating in the Emerging Leaders Summit and contributing as a player for our baseball team. He truly was a talented young man who will be missed by all who knew him.”###
Baker University is committed to assuring student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.