BREAKING: Derle Long, VAPA Director, dies at 66


Cameron Jett, Editor-In-Chief

Derle Long, the university’s Director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts passed away late Sunday evening at the age of 66. Long spent the last 22 years of his 40-year career as a part of ULM’s VAPA Program. The announcement came from ULM President Ronald Berry who said, “As a friend, colleague, and great human being, he will be dearly missed.”

No cause of death was announced. Updates will come as details become available.