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Black History In The Making- February 9 - Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed

Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed is the fifth President of Bethune-Cookman University and the first woman to serve in this capacity since founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune.

Dr. Reed was appointed to the position in 2004 and has embraced her rich legacy of faith, scholarship and service.

The institution launched its first master's degree program in 2006 and achieved University status in early 2007.

Dr. Reed graduated from University... click here to

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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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