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Al Lawson makes it official, applies for top job at FAMU



We broke the story last week that he would be applying but it's official now. Former state legislator Al Lawson is a candidate for the Florida A&M University presidency.

But he's not alone. There are 43 others in the running. And there could be more between now and when the candidates will be vetted on Jan. 6 and 7. The Board of Trustees hopes to select FAMU's next president on Jan. 9.

The Gradebook has more about all of the candidates, including those who applied before the search was suspended in March but asked for their names to be removed from consideration.

Read more here.

[Last modified: Monday, December 23, 2013 6:18pm]


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