Cornell University Revokes Fraternity Charter Following Allegations of Hazing
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A fraternity at Cornell University has lost its recognition after incidents of hazing.
The Vice President for University Relations Joel Malina says the school has revoked recognition of Chi Psi fraternity effective immediately.
The fraternity was placed on probationary status last year, then had chapter operations paused this March. The school says the chapter facility will be closed at the end of this semester.
Over the last three years, the university has investigated multiple reports of hazing including a hazing related death in 2011, accusations of sexual humiliation as part of a hazing pledges in 2012. Tthe University men's lacrosse team was suspended last year for incidents of hazing.
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