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  • FAMU President Ammons gets mixed review from trustees

     
    In their annual review of Florida A&M University President James Ammons, trustees described him as a knowledgeable, charismatic leader who also needs to hold his staff members more accountable and work harder in areas such as fundraising. A consultant...
  • FAMU trustee steps down

     
    Richard Dent, the vice chairman of Florida A&M University's board of trustees, has resigned, the university announced this afternoon. Dent turned in his letter of resignation to the Florida Board of Governors on Friday, saying he needed to focus his...
  • University system chancellor criticizes FAMU president for lack of communication about hazing, other controversies

     
    Trustees at Florida A&M University have criticized the university's president for failing to keep them updated on hazing-related controversies that have erupted at FAMU since the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion in Orlando last fall. Now Frank...
  • FAMU: What entertainment should be offered during halftime events if marching band remains suspended?

     
    Florida A&M University is trying to figure out what types of entertainment it can offer during halftime shows if the school's famous marching band remains suspended this coming fall. The band, which has been suspended indefinitely since the hazing death...
  • Gov. Scott: FAMU will do ‘the right thing’ when it comes to curbing hazing

     
    Florida A&M University has taken a lot of heat lately from Gov. Rick Scott and others who have been watching the school's various hazing controversies unfold. Every several weeks since drum major Robert Champion's hazing death in Orlando last fall, we'...
  • FAMU supporters angry about editorials

     
    The Rattler Nation blog is unhappy with the Orlando Sentinel's editorial board because it called for the resignation of FAMU President James Ammons. You can read the RN's original reaction here and the reaction to Wednesday's follow-up editorial here. You...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Smaller workforces and heavier workloads

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Here are the top five stories we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel reports on yesterday's no confidence vote for FAMU President James Ammons. * The state tries to look at new...
  • FAMU trustees vote no confidence in Ammons

     
    The News Service of Florida Florida A&M University President James Ammons has lost a vote of no-confidence. The university's Board of Trustees voted 8-4 on a no-confidence motion, leaving Ammons' position in doubt. The vote comes amid scrutiny over...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Fire hydrants, slot machines and hazing

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Here are the top five stories in politics and government that we're reading today. * The Sun-Sentinel reports that 36 Miami cops are being punished following a Sun-Sentinel investigation...
  • FAMU alumni support Ammons

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Moments after a FAMU Board of Trustees meeting concluded, members of the university's alumni association voiced support for President James Ammons. The board passed a “no confidence” vote in regard to Ammons ability to...
  • FAMU criticized for low graduation rate, admitting many students not ready for college

     
    Florida A&M University was sharply criticized by State University System leaders this afternoon because of its low graduation rate and the fact that is has been admitting a large number of students who don't meet basic admissions requirements. Public...