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      SC State faculty say they don't support college 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.

      A South Carolina media outlet 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 tumultous 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.

      (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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