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Julius Chapman, Towson University's first Dean of Minority Affairs dies at 86

(Columbia, MD) -- Towson University's first dean of minority affairs and later a dean at Coppin State,Julius Chapmanhas died.

Chapman was 86 when he passed away of undetermined causes at the nursing home Lorien Columbia late last month.

After receiving degrees at what is now Loyola University Maryland, Catholic University of America in Washington and Harvard University, Chapman was named associate dean and first dean of minority students at Towson University in 1969.

He later became a dean at Coppin State University, where he retired in 2005.

Chapman Quad at Towson was named after him. A service was held this past Saturday at Wylie Funeral Home in Randallstown.

Information contributed by 247newssource.com.