FACULTY AND STAFF ASSOCIATION PRAISES DR. TRUDIE KIBBE REED FOR A CARING COMMUNITY
August 23, 2008
Dear Dr. Reed,
You are amazing!!!! It was so kind, thoughtful, selfless and Dr. Reedish of you to utilize your time during the Fall Faculty and Staff Institute to demonstrate your sincere love and concern for the B-CU family. Like Jesus' example, you ministered to our needs first, then discipled. Thanks for personally praying for the bereaved families, rejoicing with those celebrating birthdays, giving gifts, encouraging us to enjoy this season of assessment and delivering the state of the union. You planted and cultivated seeds of peace which unified us. "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God." Thanks for all you do!!!! Our thoughts and prayers surround you, God's child and our President! Where there is unity there is strength. May God continue to strengthen you for the journey as your GREAT leadership continues to strengthen us!
Dorcas E. McCoy, President B-CU Faculty Association
Anthony Owens, President, B-CU Staff Association
Office of Institutional Advancement
About Bethune-Cookman University
Founded in 1904 by Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement. B-CU offers baccalaureate degrees in 37 majors through six academic schools – Arts & Humanities; Business; Education; Nursing; Science, Engineering and Mathematics; and Social Sciences – and maintains intercollegiate athletic programs and instrumental and choral groups that have achieved national recognition. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of more than 3,400.