Charles Langston, a FAMU trustee, said that no financial amounts were discussed during the closed-door session. He said the board just spent time going over its options and that part of the goal of mediation was "fact finding" where everyone could put their "cards on the table."
The move to try to settle the lawsuit comes shortly before FAMU was expected to file a motion asking the court to dismiss the lawsuit.
The Marching 100 has been suspended and will not play during the upcoming academic year. FAMU has already announced strict new requirements for members when the band returns.
AP writer Mike Schneider in Orlando contributed to this report.