FAMU Plans Staff Reduction of Nearly 200
The painful reality of restructuring – or downsizing – at Florida A&M University is beginning to come into focus.
About 200 FAMU employees will be losing their jobs on June 30, when the fiscal year ends.
President James H. Ammons, addressing some 400 members of the university community during a Monday afternoon forum at the Lawson Center, said 86 filled positions will be eliminated in addition to the some 110 employees being paid by short-term stimulus funds.
“Over the past four years we have protected people, but we no longer have that option,” Ammons said. “We have placed the teaching of our students as the highest priority at the university.”
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