UMU President Removed

By Jefferson D. Tweh

The President of the United Methodist University, Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Bailey has been removed as a head of that institution.

In a communication to him, the Resident Bishop, Rev. Dr. John Innis congratulated him for the significant effort made at the University. The Communication in the possession of this paper reads: Greetings of peace and love come to you in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. I wish to thank you for serving as President of the United Methodist University (UMU) over the past ten years. Your leadership, I must admit, enhanced the academic and physical growth of the University. We are very thankful for this.

However, I am pleased to inform you that your appointment as president of UMU is hereby discontinued effective August 31,2015.I have done this in consultation with the cabinet and members of the UMU Board of Directors. By September 1, 2015,I will appoint you to another position in the Church.

Therefore, in consultation with the cabinet and the Board, we have asked Bro. Johnson Gwaikolo to act as President pending the search for a new President during the 2016/2017 academic year. Please, in an orderly manner, turn all official documents and properties of the University over to Bro. Gwaikolo.

Once again, I wish to thank you for the years you served the University. May God bless you as you continue the Ministry of Jesus Christ in another area. Yours in Christ, Rev. Dr. John G. Innis, Resident Bishop, Liberia Area, United Methodist Church.