By: Lanetra Bennett
Florida A & M University tells us that former state Senator, Al Lawson, has applied to become the next president of the University.
65-year-old Lawson is a graduate of the HBCU, as well as a substantial advocate. The school even named a gymnasium for Lawson after completing construction in 2009.
The presidential search committee has announced they will have a meeting this Friday by phone to discuss recent developments.
Please stay with WCTV for the latest on this developing story.