|A longtime supporter of the academic and athletic departments of Asbury College (Kentucky), C. Frederick Wehba recently participated on a guest panel that discussed the intersection of faith and public policy in our society. By virtue of his remarkable career in real estate, C. Frederick Wehba is uniquely positioned to speak on these important matters. Here, C. Frederick Wehba offers a little background on Asbury University and its rich history with the Oceans 2003 readership.|
Oceans 2003: Welcome!
C. Frederick Wehba: Hello – thank you for having me. How are you today?
Ocean 2003: We are doing well. Let’s begin by talking about Asbury University and its impressive history.
C. Frederick Wehba: I’m happy to do so.
Oceans 2003: In terms of this panel about faith and public policy, what credentials did you bring to the table?
C. Frederick Wehba: As a member of Who’s Who of American Business Leaders and a volunteer with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Boy Scouts of America, it’s my duty to share the importance of solid morals and values with a new generation.
Oceans 2003: What academic services have been presented on Asbury’s campus?
C. Frederick Wehba: Asbury University offers coursework in business, behavioral sciences, art, ancient languages, mathematics, social science and education, among several other core disciplines.
Oceans 2003: Is Asbury University an accredited institution?
C. Frederick Wehba: Yes. Accreditations have been granted on the state, regional and national levels.
Oceans 2003: Such as…?
C. Frederick Wehba: The Kentucky Department of Education, the National Association of Schools of Music, the Council on Social Work Education, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Oceans 2003: How has Asbury University emerged as a leader in higher education?
C. Frederick Wehba: At the foundation of Asbury University is a real commitment to Christian values and principles.
Oceans 2003: What are the major components of this commitment, as you have observed them?
C. Frederick Wehba: Asbury University is based on core elements of the Christian faith including Mission, Stewardship, Holiness and Scripture.
Oceans 2003: Are all students invited to participate in these?
C. Frederick Wehba: Traditional undergraduates, telecommuting students and master’s degree candidates have all been invited and encouraged to join.
Oceans 2003: From where do most Asbury University students hail?
C. Frederick Wehba: Nearly half of the student population is from Kentucky. Other prominent states include Ohio and Indiana.
Oceans 2003: Does Asbury University feature an international student body?
C. Frederick Wehba: Asbury University is proud to host students from Ghana, Kenya, China, Argentina, Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom, among others.
Oceans 2003: What are the most common majors of Asbury students?
C. Frederick Wehba: In 2013, the most popular majors were Media Communications, Psychology, Elementary Education and Equine Studies.
Oceans 2003: We appreciate your sharing a bit about Asbury with us today.
C. Frederick Wehba: It’s an honor to share the message of this respected institution.
C. Frederick Wehba is a proud resident of Los Angeles, where he resides with his wife of 36 years, Susan. Throughout the U.S., C. Frederick Wehba continues to manage a series of successful projects related to commercial real estate.