Ulrich retires from FSC board
(June 10, 2002) - Florida Southern College announced the retirement
of Robert L. Ulrich from its board of trustees, effective May 2002.
Ulrich, who has been on the board since 1997, will assume the role
of emeritus trustee.
Ulrich, a lawyer
in private practice in St. Petersburg, graduated from Duke University
and received his law degree from Stetson University. He was a pilot
in the U.S. Air Force, served two terms as mayor of St. Petersburg,
and has volunteered in advisory positions with the St. Petersburg
Chamber of Commerce, St. Petersburg Progress, Salvador Dali Museum,
YMCA and YWCA. He also served as president and chairman of the Gulf
Coast Symphony Orchestra, now the Florida Orchestra.
Ulrich was a
founder of the Bank of Florida, president and CEO of Bankers Insurance
Company, Bankers Life Insurance Co. of Florida, and Bankers Insurance
College president Thomas L. Reuschling presented a resolution honoring
Ulrich at the recent board meeting. He said, "On behalf of
the entire Florida Southern College family, we express our deepest
appreciation for Robert Ulrich'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.