Some Mississippi Valley State alumni oppose William Bynum to be university’s next president

October 9, 2013 in Education, News, Top Stories

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Some Mississippi Valley State University alumni are complaining about the nomination of William Bynum to be the university’s next president.

Roosevelt Yarbrough, president of Valley’s alumni association, said at a news conference he wants the school to be led by an alumnus, and says he’s worried that Bynum doesn’t have any experience working for public universities.

“Nobody’s going to convince me we don’t have qualified Valley grads out there who can lead the university in the way it needs to go,” Yarbrough said Friday…