In a whirlwind finale to its presidential search, the Florida A&M University board of trustees on Thursday named Elmira Mangum as the university’s 11th president. She will be the first woman to serve as permanent president since FAMU was founded in 1887.
Florida A&M University selected Cornell University vice president to lead the school. All this following a tumultuous period in the school’s history.
Florida A&M University is still on track to name its next president at the beginning of the new year. FAMU began the search after James H. Ammons resigned in July 2012, stepping down in the wake of the November 2011 hazing death of Marching 100 drum major Robert Champion.
Corey Allen Jr. scored a career-high 22 points and Victor Rudd added 19, leading South Florida to a 73-70 triumph over Florida A&M on Thursday night in the second round of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic.
Florida A&M University has received an early Christmas present. The school is no longer on probation.
Julius Brown scored 18 points and dished out 11 assists to lead four Toledo players in double figures as the Rockets topped Florida A&M 79-69 Monday night.
Two more former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major have made plea deals.
A hearing to learn whether eight defendants who remain charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major would accept plea offers or go to trial has been rescheduled.
Kenny Guiton again starred in place of the injured Braxton Miller, setting a school record with six touchdown passes — all in the first half — to lead No. 4 Ohio State to a 76-0 victory against Florida A&M on Saturday.
After the hazing death of a drum major, Florida A&M University’s band will make its first appearance in two years in a football stadium.