ASU audit http://apr.org en Contract Approved For New Alabama State President http://apr.org/post/contract-approved-new-alabama-state-president <p></p><p>The trustees of Alabama State University have approved a two-year contract that pays new President Gwendolyn Boyd $300,000 annually.</p><p>The board, including Gov. Robert Bentley, approved the contract unanimously Friday. It includes benefits, such as a president's home.</p><p>University spokesman Ken Mullinax said Boyd will start Feb. 1. She has been executive assistant to the chief of staff of the Applied Physics Lab at John Hopkins University.</p><p>She replaces Joseph Silver, who left in late 2012. He had an annual salary of $325,000, but only served a few months.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 22:13:39 +0000 The Associated Press 44356 at http://apr.org Contract Approved For New Alabama State President Lawmakers OK More Money for Alabama State Audit http://apr.org/post/lawmakers-ok-more-money-alabama-state-audit <p>State lawmakers have approved another $50,000 for the company conducting a forensic audit at Alabama State University.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; A panel of lawmakers on Thursday approved the latest request for money for the independent audit. The Montgomery Advertiser reports (http://on.mgmadv.com/1dM10Ag) that the increase could take the total cost for review up to $650,000.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Jennifer Ardis, a spokeswoman for Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, said the auditing process is taking longer because of difficulty in gaining access to needed information.<br> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:01:18 +0000 The Associated Press 37380 at http://apr.org Lawmakers OK More Money for Alabama State Audit