The president of Philander Smith College says shes a candidate for the same job at Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona Beach, Florida. Trudie Kibbe Reed said a decistion whether to hire her could come as early today. Shes already been interviewed by Bethune-Cookman officials. Reed said the Florida school courted her and she did not seek out the position. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported that the chair of the Bethune-Cookman College board introduced Reed around campus yesterday. Bethune-Cookman spokeswoman Catherine Kershaw declined to comment. The 56-year-old Reed would replace president 76-year-old Oswald P. Bronson, who plans to retire June 30th. Reed has been president at Philander Smith for six years. Both schools are historically black colleges.