Florida A&M trustees resume search for new president

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The trustees leading the search for a new president at Florida A&M University remain confident that they will have hired the university's 11th president by Feb. 1.

It will be a critical decision for FAMU's trustees and their university, whose image has been battered and bruised during the past two years after the hazing death of a Marching 100 drum major hours after the 2011 Florida Classic.

For the hire to take place in less than 10 weeks, FAMU's presidential search committee — which met Oct. 17 for the first time in more than seven months and has yet to schedule its next meeting — is going to have to shift into overdrive.

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