Provost and Academic Affairs finalists named

Tallahassee, Fla. – The search committee for the position of Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Florida A&M University (FAMU) has identified five finalists who will be interviewed beginning November 26 through December 5.

The Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs is the second highest-ranking position at the university and reports directly to the President.

The search committee is expected to submit its list of three unranked finalists to FAMU President Ammons no later than Monday, December 10.

The five finalists are the following: Perry Massey, professor, Department of Government and History at Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC; Cynthia Hughes Harris, dean for the School of Allied Health Sciences at FAMU; K.K. Bentil, retired president for the Medical Center Campus, Miami Dade College in Miami, Fla.; James Wyche, CEO and principal scientist for the Presbyterian Health Foundation in Oklahoma City, Okla.; Lemuel Berry, Jr., educational consultant, Scarborough, Maine.

For more information, contact the search committee co-chairs Mary Diallo and Maurice Holder at and .