Amanda Puckett, 19, was found unresponsive in her dorm at about 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, according to a statement from Interim President Patrick E. White on the university's website. The cause of death was not yet known, the release stated.
"We are devastated by this news," White said in the statement. "Millikin University is a close knit family, and this impacts us all."
Puckett was a sophomore at Millikin and was a music performance-instrumental major. She graduated from Andrew High School.
A memorial service for Puckett was held Sunday night on the Millikin campus, according to the school's website.