Augusta, GA – Opera singer Jessye Norman and the Paine College community are mourning the loss of her brother and a favorite son of the college.
Dr. Silas Norman, the past chairman of the Board of Trustees, passed away Friday, July 17th after an extended illness.
Dr. Norman was appointed to the Paine College Board of Trustees in 2009 and served until 2014.
The 1962 graduate of Paine practiced medicine in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Many will remember the dedicated alumnus as a civil rights activist and philanthropist.
Dr. Silas Norman was 74.