The president of Florida A&M University submitted his resignation Wednesday, the same day the university was sued by parents of a drum major who died during a hazing. It was unclear if the two events were related.
Florida A&M University President James Ammons has received a no-confidence vote from the school’s board of trustees because of his handling of the hazing death of a band drum major.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Another Florida A&M University band member faces a hazing charge, accused of organizing the beating of a female percussionist a few hours before drum major Robert Champion was beaten to death. […]
Florida A&M University’s famed marching band is being suspended until 2013.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Thirteen people were charged Wednesday for their roles in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major who was severely beaten in what appears to be one of the […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When prosecutors announce criminal charges Wednesday in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University band member, they will embark on a legal chess game involving multiple defendants who require different […]
ATLANTA (AP) — The attorney for the family of a Florida A&M University band member who died from a hazing incident last fall said Robert Champion’s parents are “thankful” that authorities plan to file charges […]
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Florida A&M band member who died after being hazed filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against the owner and driver of the charter bus where the ritual […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida A&M band member said he was verbally harassed by another member for not joining a subgroup of the band’s trombone section known as “Thunder,” according to a letter written by a band staff member to the head of the music department.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott in less than a week has gotten a crash course in the state’s complicated higher education politics.