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December 4, 2003


Berte presented with Lifetime Achievement Award by Operation New Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College Chancellor and President Dr. Neal R. Berte was presented with Operation New Birmingham's Lifetime Achievement Award at the organization's annual meeting in November at the Alabama Theatre in Birmingham.

Berte was presented the award by last year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Wallace Malone, chairman and chief executive officer of SouthTrust Corporation.

In his 28th year as president of Birmingham-Southern, Berte recently announced his plans to retire in spring 2004.

Operation New Birmingham is a public-private partnership promoting Birmingham's city center for business, living, and the arts and entertainment. It also promotes communication, understanding, and harmony among the diverse racial and ethnic groups in the Birmingham community.

Berte is a member of ONB's Board of Directors.

 

 
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