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FAMU board reprimands president in hazing-linked death case
Source: CNN

The Florida A&M University Board of Trustees reprimanded the school's president Thursday for his actions in the aftermath of the suspected hazing-related death of a 26-year-old drum major.

The trustees also voted to allocate money to hire a public relations firm to represent the board during the hazing controversy.

By an 8-4 vote, the board chose to reprimand President James Ammons instead of putting him on administrative leave as administrators have done to the band's director, Julian White.

During the board meeting, FAMU Trustee Rufus Montgomery proposed administrative leave for Ammons because he said the university "did not act" following the death of Robert Champion, who died last month after a halftime performance in a football game in Orlando, Florida.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2011/12/08/us/florida-famu-board-mee...
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