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After narrow vote FAMU board chairman resigns his post

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Saying that his current relationship with Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum is “broken and irreparable,” the chairman of the university board stepped down from his post on Friday. Rufus Montgomery, an alumnus and a successful lobbyist in Georgia, notified other university trustees of his decision in a brief statement. Montgomery will remain on the board. His decision to give up his position as chairman comes a day after trustees held a chaotic emergency meeting and almost voted to fire…

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