Florida A&M University is lifting the suspension of its famous Marching 100 band following a fatal hazing incident in 2011.
The roommate of the Florida A&M drum major who died after undergoing a hazing ritual in 2011 pleaded no contest to hazing charges on Friday before his trial scheduled for next week.
Florida A&M University’s president reached an agreement with school officials to immediately resign from his post Monday, after facing months of criticism in the wake of the hazing death of a marching band member.
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.
Florida A&M University is proposing sweeping changes to its famed Marching 100 band.
Florida A&M University’s famed marching band – tarnished by the beating death of one of its drum majors – appears unlikely to take the field once again anytime soon.