Changes At FAMU To Combat Hazing
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – Sweeping changes are coming to Florida A&M University to combat hazing.
On Wednesday, the university submitted a 27-page response to a blistering state report last year that concluded that school officials had failed to follow state regulations regarding hazing.
The school’s response spells out all the changes, including altering requirements for its famed Marching 100 band and adopting a major anti-hazing plan.
The university also disputed a few facts in the report, contending that its student judicial office did act on hazing cases it received from police.
The Florida Board of Governors — which oversees the state university system — ordered the report following the hazing death of FAMU band drum major Robert Champion 13 months ago.
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