Seminary Professor Assaulted at Andrews University

Russell BurrillSource: Adventist News Network

[April 18, 2007] A student at Adventist-owned Andrews University threatened and assaulted Seminary professor Russell Burrill in his office at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary on campus. There was no weapon involved. The student also assaulted a police officer and medical personnel.

The student is in police custody, and has been dismissed from the university. The student's name is not being released at this time. Burrill received medical attention, was released, and returned to the classroom that afternoon. Charges are being reviewed by the prosecutor's office.