Even though the editorial board said that board members should pass “a motion allowing Dr. Robinson to apply for the position,” such a motion isn’t necessary. The board’s own records show that FAMU trustees never voted to restrict Robinson from being appointed to serve as the university’s 11th president.
From the editorial: “Robinson should be FAMU's next president”
Florida A&M University’s board of trustees has set an ambitious goal of naming the university’s 11th president by Jan. 9, the same week that classes begin for the spring semester.
It is hard to believe that the search will uncover a more qualified candidate than Larry Robinson who has served as interim president at FAMU for the past 18 months.