Education

Elmira Mangum
FAMU Office of Communications

Elmira Mangum is out as president of Florida's only public Historically Black University, Florida A&M. FAMU's board voted 10-1 in favor of a plan that requires Mangum to step down immediately.

President Elmira Mangum.
FLorida A&M University via Twitter

Florida A&M University has moved a step closer to splitting with its President. A special committee has approved a deal with Elmira Mangum that, if accepted by the full board, will lead to Mangum stepping down Thursday.

Sen. Don Gaetz (R-Niceville)
The Florida Channel

Former Senate President Don Gaetz is in the running to head up the University of West Florida in Pensacola.  But the League of Women Voters is urging the search committee to reject the Niceville Republican.

Florida A&M University and Florida State University have moved up a few slots in U.S. News and World Reports rankings of best colleges and universities. These ratings carry the most weight for schools.

Tallahassee Community College is hosting an open house for students displaced by the closure of the for-profit ITT Technical Institute.

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