FAMU's renowned business school got a new leader, and she comes with a pretty impressive resume.
Dr. Lydia McKinley Floyd has more than 25 years of experience in higher education and is said to be a powerful fundraiser. This appointment means three of the five dean vacancies have been filled.
One business student said he's looking forward to the new leadership.
"I hope she takes us to the level that we anticipate. I think she will. Her accomplishments and things she has done in the past have definitely highlighted what she is capable of doing. I think she will be very good for this school," said FAMU business student Keith Rhodes.
Dr. Floyd will assume the post as dean on August 7. She will command a salary of $180,000.