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Saudi alumni welcome Dr. Cyrus Reed

Ball State alumni seated behind Dr. Cyrus Reed are (l-r) Suliaman Al-Enezi, Ibrahim Al-Qarni, Mohammed Al-Suhebani, Mohammed Ibrahimkhan and Mohammed Al-Hadlaq
Ball State alumni seated behind Dr. Cyrus Reed are (L-R) Suliaman Al-Enezi, Ibrahim Al-Qarni, Mohammed Al-Suhebani, Mohammed Ibrahimkhan and Mohammed Al-Hadlaq

Five Ball State alumni gathered recently in Riyadh to welcome Dr. Cyrus Reed, Assistant Provost for International Education.  The meeting gave Reed a chance to learn what alumni in Saudi Arabia are doing professionally. The meeting was organized with assistance by Mohammed Ibrahimkhan '75/MA/80, a recent visitor to Muncie who is based in Jeddah with Saudi Airlines' international  investment projects. Additional assistance was provided by a Saudi alumnus on sabbatical leave at Ball State this fall, Dr. Abdullah Al-Watban '92MA/'98Ph.D. Others attending the meeting besides Ibrahimkhan was Suliaman El-Enezi '93MA, a public relations specialist with  the Institute for Public Administration, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Qarni  '03Phd, who teaches English at  King Saud University , Mohammed Al-Suhebani, a computer specialist at the Ministry of Finance, and Dr. Mohammed  Al-Hadlaq, also an English department faculty member at  King Saud  University.