Bahai News - Ingle receives "Ambassador of Peace Award"
October 23, 2001 - Ingle receives "Ambassador of Peace Award"
Coastal Carolina University President Ronald R. Ingle was presented the
"Ambassador of Peace Award for Vision and Courage" from the Louis Gregory
Bahá'í Institute on Oct. 21.
According to the institute's Peace Fest Committee, the award was presented to
Ingle for his leadership in creating an environment for healing between the
races through the upcoming visit of the Amistad to Georgetown and for
reinvigorating the dialogue between black and white with the Amistad theme of
"Roots to Reconciliation."
The Freedom Schooner Amistad will be docked at Georgetown Landing Marina Nov.
3 to 17. More than 30 community events, which emphasize area history and
culture, have been planned in Georgetown and Horry counties as part of the
The Louis Gregory BahŠíŪ Institute, located in Hemingway, was
established in 1972 and provides inspirational, educational and material
resources to promote racial unity and harmony.
Ingle has served as Coastalís president since 1993, when the
institution became an independent public university. He joined Coastal
in 1988 as vice chancellor of academic affairs.
Before coming to Coastal, Ingle held faculty and administrative
positions at the University of South Carolina, The Ohio State
University, Kennesaw College and South Georgia College.
A native of Moncks Corner, S.C., Ingle earned a bachelorís
degree in English from Wofford College, a masterís degree in higher
education administration from Florida State University, and a Ph.D. in
psychology from The Ohio State University.
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