At Fort Valley State U., Faculty Senate Is Besieged After Clashing With President

The Faculty Senate of Fort Valley State University, in Georgia, has come under assault from administrators, and from the faculty as a whole, after voting no confidence in that institution's president, Larry E. Rivers.

At a special meeting on Friday, about two-thirds of all full-time faculty members of the historically black public college voted overwhelmingly, through secret balloting, to rescind the Faculty Senate's no-confidence vote and to express confidence in President Rivers's