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B-CU Faculty Member Arrested


Bethune-Cookman University became aware Thursday afternoon that a current employee was arrested by Daytona Beach Police.

The University is not at liberty to discuss the details of the investigation, but plans to work in conjunction with local law enforcement throughout the investigation. The employee has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of the external and internal investigation.

“Obviously, Bethune-Cookman University will do everything possible to assist with this ongoing investigation,” said Dr. Hakim Lucas, VP for Institutional Advancement.

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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.

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