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Mary Hawkins Butler to: skellogg Sent by: Elizabeth Bryant
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01/31/2013 03:29 PM

Mary Hawkins Butler Mayor Madison, M S 601.856.7116 Forwarded by Elizabeth Bryant/MTC on 01/31/2013 03:29 PM From: To: Date: Subject: Roger Parrott <president@belhaven.edu> Mary Hawkins Butler <mayor@madisontheclty.com>, 06/11/2009 03:49 AM Tulane Belhaven?

Mary, I'm i n K o r e a f o r t h e m e e t i n g o f t h e L a u s a n n e C o m m i t t e e f o r W o r l d Evangelization. But c a n keep up w i t h t h e C l a r i o n L e d g e r news. I read t h e s t o r y about Tulane c o m i n g t o M a d i s o n . C o u l d B e l h a v e n come t o o ? We a r e t h e l o n g e s t t e r m p r o v i d e r o f a d u l t e d u c a t i o n i n M i s s i s s i p p i , and we w o u l d l o v e t o have a s p a c e i n Madison t o expand. I d i d see i n t h e s t o r y t h a t " B e f o r e g r a n t i n g a u t h o r i z a t i o n , c o m m i s s i o n members d e t e r m i n e d t h a t T u l a n e a n d S t r a y e r a r e n o t l i k e l y t o have an a d v e r s e a f f e c t on t h e c u r r e n t m a r k e t b e c a u s e o f t h e f o c u s on n o n t r a d i t i o n a l s t u d e n t s . " I w i s h t h e b o a r d w o u l d have had a f u l l e r p i c t u r e , because h a l f o u r B e l h a v e n s t u d e n t s a r e a d u l t s , a n d t h e y w i l l i m p a c t us s i g n i f i c a n t l y i f we c a n ' t be n e a r t h e m a t t h e new l o c a t i o n . And o u r c o s t s a r e a b o u t h a l f o f T u l a n e ' s , a n d o f c o u r s e , we teach from a foundation o f f a i t h . I g e t b a c k i n t h e c o u n t r y t h i s weekend. I f y o u ' d have t i m e n e x t week, I ' d l o v e t o come see y o u a n d t a l k a b o u t w h a t we m i g h t do t o g e t h e r . I know y o u b e l i e v e i n B e l h a v e n a n d t h i s m i g h t be t h e r i g h t o p e n i n g f o r us t o e x p a n d t o Madison. I ' l l have M a r c i a c a l l week. God bless, y o u t o m o r r o w t o see i f I c a n g e t on y o u r c a l e n d a r next

Roger Dr. Roger P a r r o t t President, Belhaven College 1500 P e a c h t r e e S t r e e t Jackson, M i s s i s s i p p i 39202
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