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Former U.S. Rep. Bud Cramer confirmed to Alabama A&M board

For 18 years, Cramer served Alabama’s 5th Congressional District in Washington.

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Alabama A&M University (AAMU) announced the confirmation of former United States Congressman Robert “Bud” Cramer as member of its Board of Trustees. For 18 years, Cramer served Alabama’s 5th Congressional District in Washington.

While in Congress, he was a member of the Appropriations; Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, as well as the Science and Transportation and Infrastructure committees. He served as Chair of the Intelligence Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee.

“I am honored to be appointed to the Board of Trustees for Alabama A&M University.  I recognize the key role that historically black colleges and universities play in our state, and I look forward to joining Dr. Wims and his leadership team to help the university reach its full potential,” said Congressman Cramer. 

Before his time in Washington, Cramer was the District Attorney for Huntsville, Alabama. Currently he serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Radiance Technologies, one of the largest and fastest growing defense contractors in Huntsville.

“With Huntsville now the largest city in the state, and with the rapid growth and expansion of Redstone Arsenal, Alabama A&M is uniquely positioned to become one of the key components of North Alabama’s economic engine,” Cramer went on to say. 

Congressman Cramer holds a bachelor’s degree in English and a juris doctorate from the University of Alabama and an honorary Doctor of Law from the University of Alabama.

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