University campus-wide email on the passing of student Stone Foltz

March 7, 2021

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – On behalf of Bowling Green State University, Alex Solis, deputy chief of staff and University spokesperson, shared the following summary of a campus-wide email sent to students, faculty and staff on the passing of student Stone Foltz.

“This evening, BGSU President Rodney K. Rogers emailed students, faculty and staff. He was saddened to share BGSU student Stone Foltz, of Delaware, Ohio, passed away today.

Stone was 20 years old and a sophomore in the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business. Those who knew Stone remember him as a kind, selfless person with a great sense of humor. The University mourns his tragic loss and shares in his family and friends’ sorrow. BGSU is collecting sympathies for his family.

Students can connect directly with counselors with the BGSU Counseling Center, who are available both remotely and in person. Faculty and staff can access support through the University’s Employee Assistance Program.

As President Rogers mentioned, BGSU can find comfort and inspiration in Stone's memory and called on the University community to keep his parents, family and friends in their thoughts during this very difficult time.”