SC State faculty say they don't support president

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) - The faculty of South Carolina State University says the school's president has failed to provide a vision for the college and refuses to communicate with the professors' elected representatives.

The Post and Courier of Charleston reported Saturday that university president George Cooper got a vote of no-confidence from the faculty senate last week. The faculty also provided a list of what professors say are the president's shortcomings.

Cooper had a tumultuous year at the historically black college in Orangeburg as trustees voted not to renew his contract last summer. Two weeks later with two new board members, the vote was reversed and he was rehired.

Information from: The Post and Courier, http://www.postandcourier.com

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