Robinson said a year ago that he was convinced the university had already taken many steps to address problems identified by the organization. The university made sweeping changes after Champion’s death, including enacting a zero-tolerance policy for hazing and placing new rules on the Marching 100. The band wasn’t allowed to start performing again until this fall.
According to the Miami Herald, this was the second time in the past decade that FAMU was placed on probation. In 2007, the school almost lost its accreditation due to a series of financial rule violations.