CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — A longtime professor has been found dead in his office at a state-owned university in Pennsylvania.

Burrell Brown, a professor at California University of Pennsylvania, was found dead late Sunday. He’d been on the faculty at the school about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh since 1989.

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University spokeswoman Christine Kindly says in a statement that Brown was 67 and chair of the Department of Business and Economics when he died.

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There were no signs of foul play, though the Washington County coroner could not immediately be reached about the cause of death.

Kindly says Brown “was a distinguished faculty member and campus leader for many years, and he will be greatly missed by the entire campus community.”

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