Shippensburg, Pa. – The Shippensburg University community lost one of its own this week. Dr. Nathan Mao, professor of English died on February 1. Dr. Nathan K. Mao was 73 years old. Born in 1942 in China, Mao was educated at New Asia College in Hong Kong, Yale University, and the University of Wisconsin at Madison where he received his Ph. D. in American Literature in 1966. Funeral services are Friday, February 6, 2015 at 10:00 in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home.