Florida A&M President Agrees to Leave Office Early

September 16, 2016

Elmira Mangum's last day as president of Florida A&M University was Thursday, following approval of an exit agreement with the university's board, The Tallahassee Democrat reported. Mangum was at the beginning of the last year of a three-year term, and agreed that there was no longer a path forward after the board voted in August not to extend her contract. Some board members accuse her of poor communication or leadership, but many students and alumni say that she has been doing an excellent job even though some board members are trying to micromanage the institution.

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