CONCORD, NH – Congressman Charles F. Bass (NH-02) issued the following statement today after Gene Savage, the former vice chancellor and trustee of the University System of New Hampshire, passed away yesterday.
“I had the honor of knowing Gene and his passion for the people of the Granite State. Gene dedicated his life to not only making the University System of New Hampshire a stronger institution, but ensuring students from New Hampshire and everywhere have access to a top-notch higher education. He will be sorely missed, but his contributions will have a lasting impact on our state.
“My thoughts and prayers are with Gene’s wife Joan and his entire family during this difficult time.”