Florida A&M University’s Board of Trustees appointed Larry Robinson as interim president.

Larry_RobinsonFlorida A&M University’s (FAMU) Board of Trustees (BOT) recently appointed Larry Robinson as interim president and permitted the resignation of FAMU President James H. Ammons effective immediately.

“I am grateful for this opportunity to serve at this critical time in the university’s history,” said FAMU Interim President Larry Robinson. “There is work to be done and I stand ready to do my absolute best to keep FAMU on its path of success. During this period, I look forward to serving our students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters.”

Between 1984 and 1997, Robinson served as a research scientist and a group leader at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. His work there included detection and assessment of special nuclear materials and application of nuclear methods in nonproliferation, environmental science, forensic science and the assessment of high purity materials.

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Source: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
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