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Top FAMU Official Resigns Amid $237M Donation Calamity

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

*A high-ranking official at Florida A&M University resigned following her involvement in accepting a record-breaking donation for the institution. The gift swiftly crumbled under scrutiny, raising doubts about its true worth. Politico reports that trustees launched an investigation into the acceptance of the gift from a Texas hemp farming executive, questioning how it was approved […]

Somethin’ Ain’t Right – FAMU Announces ‘Pause’ on $237 Million Donation | VIDEO

Gregory Gerami

*FAMU President Larry Robinson announced Thursday that the university would “pause” a historic $237 million donation. “With regards to the gift and the processing of it … We’ve already decided that it is in our best interest to put that on pause,” Robinson said, the Tallahassee Democrat reports. We reported earlier that Florida A&M University […]

Florida A&M University Athletics Director Addresses Plans to Balance Department’s Budget

*Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced the Department of Athletics will institute a hiring freeze, effective immediately, as part of a plan to ensure the department has a balanced budget for fiscal year 2019-2020. Athletics’ goal is to save $600,000 to $1 million and increase funding by the same amount from allowable sources. “Moving forward, we […]