Tag: Elmira Mangum

Associated PressDecember 3, 2015
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The outspoken Florida A&M University trustee involved in a power struggle with the school’s president is resigning. Rufus Montgomery resigned from the historically-black state university’s board on Thursday. Montgomery, an alumnus and successful lobbyist in Georgia, had stepped down as the board chairman in October. Montgomery leaves the FAMU board several weeks after trustees held a chaotic […]

Guest AuthorNovember 6, 2015
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Talk about having a flighty state of emotions. When I first read Florida Board of Governors’ (FLBOG) member Alan Levine’s op-ed published in the Tallahassee Democrat, I went from “Hmm” to “Ugh” to “Hell nah!” Everyone likely believes that the battle for Middle Earth – err, FAMU (geek moment!) has been won. Those who attempted […]

Guest AuthorNovember 5, 2015

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Talk about having a flighty state of emotions. When I first read Florida Board of Governors’ (FLBOG) member Alan Levine’s op-ed published in the Tallahassee Democrat, I went from “Hmm” to “Ugh” to “Hell nah!” Everyone likely believes that the battle for Middle Earth – err, FAMU (geek moment!) has been won. Those who attempted […]

Guest AuthorOctober 23, 2015
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Finally, the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees has lost its credibility. Its credibility as a governing body. Its credibility as a professional organ. Its credibility as a guardian of the best interests of FAMU. Its credibility in its ongoing dispute with FAMU President Elmira Mangum, which reached a point of high camp at a […]

Guest AuthorOctober 22, 2015

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Finally, the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees has lost its credibility. Its credibility as a governing body. Its credibility as a professional organ. Its credibility as a guardian of the best interests of FAMU. Its credibility in its ongoing dispute with FAMU President Elmira Mangum, which reached a point of high camp at a […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 9, 2015
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Veteran PR guru Lisa Brock soon will be applying her talents to a tough challenge: Florida A&M University. Brock, reached on vacation, told FloridaPolitics.com on Tuesday that she had signed an agreement last week to do public-relations consulting for the university’s Board of Trustees. Her goal: To hone the board’s understanding of “messaging,” as she put it. The contract is worth […]


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