Monday, June 18, 2007
Alabama A&M president under review
Members of Alabama A&M's Board of Trustees remain tight-lipped about the future of university president Dr. Robert Jennings. The members met behind closed doors Saturday for what was announced as an open meeting to the public.
After a 17 month tenure, Dr. Robert Jennings was evaluated by Alabama A and M's board of trustees. His first review was held Saturday at a Marriott Hotel in Birmingham.
That meeting was supposed to be open to the public; but, for an hour and a half, board members discussed Jennings' review behind closed doors.
It was closed because the discussion centered around good name and character.
While state law allows for boards to meet privately about those matters, other discussion is required to be open to the public.
Until Jennings is presented with the findings of the review, details will not be made public.
That could come as soon as June 22, when the board is scheduled to meet again.
Prior to assuming his role as the tenth president of 130-year-old Alabama A&M University in January 2006, Dr. Robert R.Jennings served as Executive Vice Presidentand Chief Operating Officer of Future Focus 2020, Babcock Graduate School of Management, Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N. C.
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