In Memoriam

Updated: June 1, 2020
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This is a list of the PSC members who have died during the coronavirus pandemic. The PSC officers, members and staff offer our deepest condolences to their family, colleagues and students.

Moshe Augenstein, 72 Undergraduate Deputy Chair for Computer and information Science, Brooklyn College
Mark Blum, 69, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Brooklyn College
Joseph Brostek, 87 Coordinator of Commencement Planning, Queens College
Rashmi Christian, 47 Higher Education Associate, York College
Anita Crumpton, College Assistant, Graduate Center
Dr. William Tulio Divale, 78, Professor of Emeritus, York College
Dr. David Ernst, 74 Professor of Emeritus, York College
Dennis Fox, 63, Assistant Professor, Medgar Evers
William Helmreich, 74, Distinguished Professor, City College of New York
Ray Hoobler, 78, Professor of Emeritus, City College of New York, Graduate Center
Donald Hoffman, 80, Adjunct Associate Professor, John Jay College
Jay Jankelewicz,Non-teaching Adjunct, Brooklyn College
Perry Kalick, 89 Professor of Emeritus, Lehman College
Juliet Manragh, HE Associate, Brooklyn College
Yves Roseus, Adjunct Assistant Professor, York College
Joel Shatzky,76 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Kingsborough Community College English
Paul Shelden, 79, Professor of Emeritus,Brooklyn College
Michael Sorkin, 71, Distinguished Professor, City College of New York
Ralph Steinberg, 73, Assistant Professor, York College
Joseph Tusiani, 96 Professor of Emeritus, Lehman College
Tom Waters, Graduate Center
Jean Weisman, Retired HEO, City College Center for Worker Education

If you know of other CUNY faculty or professional staff who have lost their lives to this terrible virus, please inform Tiffany Brown at so we can add their names to this list.