Former TU Professor Dies While Swimming Off South Carolina Beach

Monday, August 14th 2006, 9:59 am
By: News On 6

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A former professor and administrator at the University of Tulsa has died while swimming off the coast of South Carolina.

Kermit Hall and his wife were swimming about 100 yards offshore at a beach resort Sunday afternoon when Hall experienced trouble.

Police say Hall may have had a medical problem and an autopsy is expected.

Hall was born in Akron, Ohio, and was currently the president of State University of New York at Albany.