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ULM President Berry extends sympathies following death of Joshua Comer

Published Jan. 19, 2021

University of Louisiana Monroe President Ronald Berry, D.B.A., extended sympathies following the death of ULM Assistant Professor Joshua Comer, Ph.D., on Sunday, Jan. 17. 


Joshua Comer

Joshua Comer, Ph.D., ULM Communication Program


“The ULM family is shocked and saddened by the loss of Dr. Joshua Comer. Christine and I offer our heartfelt and deepest sympathies to his family and his many students and colleagues,” Berry said. “Josh had a significant impact on his students and was a campus leader in communication technology. His enthusiasm, warmth, and kindness will be greatly missed.” 


Comer, 39, joined ULM in 2017 as Assistant Professor of Communication in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences. In 2019, Comer received the Doll and Henry Biedenharn, Jr., Endowed Professorship in Communication. He was coordinator of the Communication program. 


ULM provides counseling services at no cost to students, faculty, and staff. For information, call 318-342-5220. 


Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.