Still no decision on FAMU band reinstatement
The famed marching band of Florida A&M University may miss
another year on the football field, continuing its indefinite
suspension after a drum major died in a hazing ritual.
FAMU interim president Larry Robinson said Wednesday there is
still no timeline on when The Marching 100 will return. The band
has been suspended since November 2011, soon after Robert Champion
Robinson says the university has to make sure it has the right
people in place before the band returns. FAMU is still looking for
a new band director.
Robinson said the university must decide by May whether the band
will participate in football games this fall.