Arthur Hayden, who attended the School of General Studies from the fall of 2007 to the fall of 2009, passed away after a long illness on April 5, 2013. Prior to enrolling at GS, Arthur served as a Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps and interned with former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
While enrolled at GS, Arthur majored in political science and was passionate about studying philosophy. Outside of his courses, he was involved with the Columbia University Ballroom Dance Team.
Arthur was a loving father to his son Shawn. His family and friends remember him for his sense of humor and his love of intellectual debate.
The School of General Studies will host a memorial service:
Saturday, May 4, 2:30 p.m.
Columbia University Faculty House
Seminar Room, Second Floor
64 Morningside Drive
New York, N.Y. 10027
In lieu of flowers, Arthur’s family and friends request that donations be made to the following organization in his memory.
Alexander Cohen Hospice House, Community Hospice Foundation
2201 Euclid Avenue
Hughson, CA 95326