Courtoy retires from FSC board
(June 10, 2002) - Florida Southern College announced the retirement
of Charles W. Courtoy from its board of trustees, effective May
2002. Courtoy, who has been on the board since 1991, will assume
the role of emeritus trustee.
served the United Methodist Church in Florida as a pastor, a district
superintendent, and an executive director of church development
for the Florida Conference. He has also served the National Church
as director of Senior High Ministries for the General Board of Discipleship.
A 1959 graduate
of Florida Southern College, Courtoy earned his master's in divinity
from Duke University and his doctorate from Vanderbilt University.
Florida Southern awarded him an honorary doctor of divinity degree
College president Thomas L. Reuschling presented a resolution honoring
Courtoy at the recent board meeting. He said, "On behalf of
the entire Florida Southern College family, we express our deepest
appreciation for Charles Courtoy's service as a member of the board
and wish him well in the days and years to come."
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.