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Missouri law professor dies on way to teach class

Missouri law professor dies on way to teach class

August 24th, 2011 in News

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A 54-year-old University of Missouri law professor collapsed and died on his way to teach class the first day of school.

The Columbia Missourian ( ) reports that legal research and writing professor Greg Scott died on Monday afternoon after collapsing in a Cornell Hall hallway. The Columbia Daily Tribune ( ) said Scott suffered a heart attack.

Scott was a 1988 graduate of the Missouri law school and a full-time faculty member the past 12 years. He previously worked for the Missouri attorney general's office and a Kansas City law firm and spent several years as an adjunct professor at Missouri.

The School of Law held a memorial service for Scott on Wednesday afternoon.