Kentucky State University president resigns amid financial concerns

Kentucky State University’s president abruptly resigned Tuesday amid concerns over the school’s financial health..

M. Christopher Brown II submitted his resignation at a special meeting convened by the board of regents to appoint an external auditor “to review the current financial status” of the historically Black university.

The board unanimously accepted Brown’s resignation, effective immediately, with two members absent.

“We anticipate a cordial, collaborative and seamless transition and wish Dr. Brown well as he follows his interest in other professional endeavors,” board Chairperson Elaine Farris said in a statement.

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