Timeline of Hazing at Florida A&M

Nov. 8-10, 2011 – Director Julian White issued 30 letters to band members suspected in hazing incidents.

Nov. 13, 2011 – Police of Chief Calvin Ross received a call from someone saying that she believed band members were performing hazing activities at an off-campus residence.

Nov. 19, 2011 – Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion is killed in a hazing ritual known as Crossing “Bus ‘C.'” Director of Bands Julian White is suspended soon after.

Nov. 27, 2011 – Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity chapter is placed at inactive status after 3 members are arrested.

Dec. 7, 2011 – FAMU Director of Bands Julian White is reinstated after the Florida Department of Law Enforcement put a halt to all administrative action by the university pending the FDLE’s investigation.

Jan. 30, 2012 – President James J. Ammons announces that membership to organizations will be closed for spring of 2012.

May 2, 2012 – Thirteen people are charged for their involvement in the hazing death of Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion.

May 3, 2012 – Eight of the 13 people charged turned themselves in, according to a state policewoman.

May 6, 2012 – Twenty-year-old, Lasherry Codner turned herself in for her alleged involvement in the Death of Robert Champion.

May 10, 2012 – Julian White, then- director of FAMU marching band announced his retirement.

May 14, 2012 – James Ammons announces the band is suspended for the 2012-2013 school year.

May 31, 2012 – Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson introduced framework for her anti-hazing legislation.

July 11, 2012 – James Ammons resigned in a letter to the university governing board. The parents of Robert Champion file a lawsuit in Orlando.