Our Berea: Renewing and Refreshing

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Dear Berea Friends and Alumni, Greetings from the Office of the President! I am pleased to present the 2014-2015 President’s Report and commend it to your review. The Report contains information about our strong financial position and data pertaining to our sources of fiscal support. The report also lists the names of the Berea College Board of Trustees and national … Read More

Class Notes

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The Berea College Alumni Association enjoys hearing from Bereans from all over the U.S. and the world. The “Class Notes” section of Berea College Magazine (BCM) reports verifiable news that has been sent to the Association by alumni. BCM reports the news you wish to share with your alumni friends and associates. “Class Notes” reports careers, weddings, retirements, births and … Read More

President’s Club

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July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015 Lifetime memberships to the President’s Club are now conferred to those who have already contributed $20,000 or more to Berea College or indicate their intention of contributing $2,000 annually until $20,000 has been reached (including past donations). Those who became members prior to July 1, 2003 retain their membership under the previous criteria. Dr. Fuad … Read More


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Faculty and Staff Glyndon Alexander of Berea, Kentucky, passed away June 8, 2015. He was a former employee of Berea College and a lifelong farmer. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mandy, two daughters, one grandson, two great-granddaughters, one brother and two sisters. Billy P. Cass, ’07, of Brodhead, Kentucky, passed away May 29, 2015. He was … Read More

Dr. Linda Strong-Leek: An Advocate at the Highest Level

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Dr. Linda Strong-Leek was appointed vice president for diversity and inclusion at Berea College July 1, 2015. Lyle Roelofs, Berea College president, said, “Linda brings impressive skills of leadership, scholarship and advocacy to a role that is new for the College.” Roelofs stated that the creation of this new position and its inclusion as part of the Administrative Committee was … Read More

Foundations, Corporate, and Organizational Gifts

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1985 Cobb Living Trust 1st Security Investors Limited Partnership Madeline and Richard Abate Living Trust Mary Ellen Ackermann Living Trust Air Force Village II Protestant Church Jean S. Alderson Trust Allied Health Care Facilities, Inc. AmazonSmile Foundation American Center for Philanthropy American Endowment Foundation America’s Promise B. Annis Educational Foundation Appalachian College Association Argosy Foundation Art Engineering Corporation Asbury-Warren Foundation … Read More

Corporate Matching Gifts

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Contributions made in the form of Matching Gifts   AARP Abbott Laboratories Fund Aetna Foundation Apple, Inc. AstraZeneca Bank of America Foundation Bank of New York Mellon Battelle Boeing Company Bridgestone-Firestone, Inc. Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Cambia Employee Giving Campaign Cargill, Inc. Caterpillar Foundation JP Morgan Chase Foundation Chevron Coca-Cola Co Matching Gifts Program ConocoPhillips Company DirecTV Matching Gift Center Dow … Read More

In Honor of Gifts

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Gifts provided in Honor of the following individuals:   Ali Tahseen Abdulsamea, ’15 Rashaad Abdur-Rahman, ’03 David R. Adams Mrs. Elizabeth Albright Crystal Baldwin Alexander, ’04 John I. Alexander, ’78 Susan McGuffin Alexander, ’78 Dana K. Amick Benedict, ’10 Mr. Blake Kwai Ming Anderson Ms. Brittany Lynn Ash Julie Erdman Atkinson, ’62 Ronnie C. Atkinson, ’62 Dr. Robert Auerbach, ’49 … Read More