Florida A&M University President Dr. Elmira Mangum

President Elmira Mangum.
FLorida A&M University via Twitter

Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum is negotiating terms for stepping down from her position. The school’s a committee of board of trustee members has approved a tentative deal that could lead to Mangum stepping down in mid-September.

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam's twitter

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is touting the role he played in what’s being hailed as the largest land transfer ever from the federal government to a historically black college or university.

Bethel AME Church

Tallahassee's Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is marking its sesquicentennial this year. The Southside congregation was continuing the celebration over the weekend.

Forbes Magazine Names FAMU a Top American College

Aug 7, 2015
Florida A&M University

Forbes magazine named Florida A & M University one of America’s Top Colleges for 2015, as well as one of the Best Colleges in the South. University officials say they’ve brought the school’s teaching methods into the 21st century.

FAMU Board Reshuffles Responsibilities

Jun 10, 2015
The university's Grand Ballroom
Andrew J. Mitchell, Jr.

Florida A&M University’s President Elmira Mangum and the Board of Trustees met Wednesday to address ongoing concerns regarding the President's performance.

FAMU's Mangum Returns From Tour Of China

Jun 10, 2015
Shanghai was one of the four stops on Mangum's tour
Dennis Jarvis

Florida A&M University's officials want to globalize the university, and President Elmira Mangum is returning from a four-city tour in China.

Elmira Mangum
FAMU Office of Communications

Florida is home to some truly inspirational women, and the Capital City Country Club has invited many of them to speak at the annual Day of Dialogue events.  They start things off with a word with the perminent president of the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.

Nelson Townsend
Florida A&M Sports Information

Update 5:50 p.m.:Florida A&M University is dealing with the second blow to its beleaguered athletics department, this one personal. The death of the university’s recently appointed interim athletics director has left his friends and family shocked and saddened.

It was just last month that FAMU President Elmira Mangum announced Nelson Townsend would lead the university’s athletics department, after the abrupt resignation of Kellen Winslow. In introducing Townsend, Mangum highlighted his accomplishments.

Perspectives: Workplace Domestic Violence

Dec 12, 2014

A community forum on domestic violence in the workplace took place Dec. 2 at the FSU Law School.  The discussion continues on-air with local attorney Robin Thompson, Zonta Club of Tallahassee President Sooni Raymaker, Kelly Dozier from Mad Dog Construction, Chris Del Marco with Legal Services of North Florida, Florida A&M University President Dr. Elmira Mangum and Leon County Administrator Vince Long.