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The B-CU Family Mourns the Passing of Dr. E. Dean Montgomery

Dr. E. Dean Montgomery - Vice President

The Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees, President Trudie Kibbe Reed, and the entire B-CU family mourn the loss of their beloved Dr. E. Dean Montgomery, the university's executive vice president, CFO, and chief operations officer.

"We lift the Montgomery family up in prayers during this incredibly difficult time," said President Reed. "We are all devastated by this loss and are eternally grateful for the tremendous impact he had on all of the lives he touched during his years of leadership at the institution."

Thoughts and prayers are greatly appreciated during this difficult time, however the University requests that the privacy of Dr. Montgomery's family be respected while they mourn.

Funeral arrangements have been made for Dr. Montgomery:

Date: Saturday, December 17, 2011
Time: 1:00 PM
Place: Lancaster High School, 617 Normandy Road, Lancaster, SC 29720

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About Bethune Cookman University:

Founded in 1904 by Dr. 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 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. 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 nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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