Stephen J. Kopp


Age: 63

Summary: president of Marshall University since 2005 who oversaw $200 million in new buildings and renovations over nearly 10 years, and who also held leadership posts at Midwestern, Central Michigan, and Ohio universities.

Cause of Death: Apparent heart attack

Born: March 28, 1951

Died: December 17, 2014

Location: Huntington, West Virginia