Looking to Turn the Page, Florida A&M Taps New Chief

Looking to Turn the Page, Florida A&M Taps New Chief 1

Florida A&M U.

The Florida institution has chosen Elmira Mangum, Cornell U.'s vice president for budget and planning, to lead it after a dark chapter in its history.

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Florida A&M U.

The Florida institution has chosen Elmira Mangum, Cornell U.'s vice president for budget and planning, to lead it after a dark chapter in its history.

Florida A&M University, which has suffered reputational and financial damage since the 2011 hazing death of a marching-band member, will turn to a Cornell University administrator for leadership at a pivotal and challenging moment, officials announced on Thursday.

Elmira Mangum, Cornell's vice president for budget and planning, said that part of her job as Florida A&M's next president would be to