FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Francis Marion University’s Board of Trustees extended President Dr. Fred Carter’s contract for three additional years on Thursday.
According to a news release, the trustee vote on the extension was unanimous. Robert E. Lee, chair of the board of trustees, called the extension a “signal achievement” for the university.
“Fred Carter’s leadership has taken Francis Marion University to unparalleled heights,” Lee said. “There’s no action we can take that will impact the future of FMU more positively than securing Fred Carter as our leader for the years ahead.”
Carter is the longest serving president in FMU history and the longest serving public college or university president in South Carolina.
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