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FAMU settles with family of drum major who died after hazing

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Florida A&M University reached a $1.1 million settlement Friday with the family of a drum major who died after being hazed by fellow band members. The university agreed to name the marching band’s anti-hazing program after Robert Champion as well as place a memorial plaque dedicated to Champion on campus under the terms of the agreement reached with Champion’s parents, according to settlement documents. Of the $1.1 million, $800,000 will be paid by an insurance company and $300,000 will be…

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