Antoinette Bonnie Candia-Bailey became the university’s president in 2022. She previously worked as the director of athletics and head basketball coach. She served as an assistant coach at Winston-Salem State University under Bobby Collins and North Carolina Central University under LeVelle Moton from 2014 until his arrival at LUMO.
Was Antoinette Bonnie Candia-Bailey Married?
Antoinette Bonnie Candia-Bailey was a married lady but she has never revealed her husband’s name. She had chosen to keep her relationship private. She also had not any children.
Antoinette Bonnie Candia-Bailey Suicide
Antoinette Bonnie Candia-Bailey took her own life. She took major step of suicide because of ‘bullying and severe mistreatment’.
Before her death, she cries for help and were not answered by the administration of Lincoln University. After numerous attempts to speak out against President Moseley’s bullying and harassment, she was left unsupported, disregarded and abused.
Now, Lincoln University students alums are now organizing for accountability using the #FireMoseley hashtag to help bring awareness.
“Rallying for justice and change! Dr. Antoinette Bonnie Candia-Bailey’s tragic loss to suicide calls us to action. Join us in solidarity with Lincoln University of Missouri to demand accountability and stand against the silence surrounding mental health and bullying. Let our collective voice be heard—use #FireMoseley”
After Candia-Bailey’s death, the National Alumni Association is asking Lincoln University President Dr. John Moseley to resign. Regarding Candia-Bailey’s passing, the HBCU located in Lincoln, Missouri issued the following statement on 11 January 2024,
“The Lincoln University community is mourning the loss of beloved alum and leader Dr. Antoinette “Bonnie” Candia-Bailey. Dr. Bailey passed away earlier this week. She was a gifted colleague and always a passionate advocate for Lincoln University, HBCUs and other causes in which she believed. Dr. Bailey had many friends in the Lincoln University community. As a Blue Tiger community, we grieve with them and send our deepest condolences to Dr. Bailey’s family.”
Antoinette Bonnie Candia-Bailey Ethnicity
Antoinette Bonnie Candia-Bailey comes from White ethnicity. Not much is known about her parents at this time. She had gone through a lot. May her soul RIP.
- Call or text 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline or chat online at 988lifeline.org. Support is also available at SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources.