FAMU recognizes two retiring deans with farewell roast

Dr. Rodner Wright and Dr. Cindy Hughes enjoy a roasting as they retire from Florida A&M on June 9, 2022.

Two of Florida A&M University’s longest-serving deans retired on June 30, 2022. Cynthia Hughes-Harris, Ph.D., had served as dean of the School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS) since 2012. Rodner Wright had served as dean of the School of Architecture and Engineering Technology (SA+ET) since 1996.

Hughes-Harris and Wright served stints as provost, vice president for Academic Affairs, and interim provost/vice president for Academic Affairs, respectively. Both administrators were recognized at a roast at the Meek-Eaton Black Archives on June 16. 

Cynthia Hughes-Harris 

Hughes-Harris served as the dean of SOAHS since she returned to the position after having served as FAMU provost and vice president for Academic Affairs from 2008 to 2012.  

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