Fort Valley State president named a "Top 25 Leader"

Larry E. Rivers, the president of Fort Valley State University, has been named to Georgia Trend magazine's list of "Top 25 Leaders in Georgia."

Among Rivers' accomplishments are the school's four-year enrollment boom from 1,900 to 4,200 students, its $160 million in campus capital projects including a new student center and stadium, and his commitment to diversity.

He was also honored for his work volunteering for several mentoring programs.