HBCUs are leading the nation in minority health care research, plus a “Grambling family” attempts to make Guinness Book of World Records, plus more HBCU news. —Dominique Zonyéé (@DominiqueZonyee)
After months of searching, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has a new president and she is a woman. FAMU’s Board of Trustees voted 10–2 on Jan. 9 for Dr. Elmira Mangum, the university’s first female president. FAMU’s last permanent president, James Ammons, resigned in July 2012.