SUNY Brockport

Former SUNY Brockport President John Van de Wetering has died. College officials say that he died early last week in Rochester. He was 93.

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Authorities have made an arrest in connection with the death of a female student at SUNY Brockport.

Clayton Whittemore, a 21-year-old native of the Utica, New York region, was taken into custody early Saturday at a Thruway rest area. The victim, who had been in a relationship with Whittemore, was found in her dorm room. She had been beaten to death.

Whittemore has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree murder charge.