Dean Performs Heimlich on Provost

September 25, 2015

Levi Esses, Newman University’s dean of students, on Tuesday noticed Provost Michael Austin coughing and, as soon became apparent, choking, The Wichita Eagle reported. Fortunately, Esses knows the Heimlich maneuver and was able to dislodge a piece of candy on which the provost was choking. Austin was, of course, appreciative. On Wednesday, he quipped that “provosts should not try to walk and chew at the same time.”

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