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LSU fraternity temporarily suspended amid party investigation

3 years 10 months 1 week ago Wednesday, November 08 2017 Nov 8, 2017 November 08, 2017 9:56 AM November 08, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff
Photo: The Daily Reveille

BATON ROUGE- LSU Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity has been placed on interim suspension of activities and is under investigation after holding a social event Oct. 13.

The fraternity is under investigation for potentially violating the LSU Code of Student Conduct.

Reports say, the social event was not held in compliance with the Greek Life Status Update from Oct. 4.  The update reinstated all Greek Life activities, excluding overnight retreats and new member initiation.

According to a Oct. 4 email:

Events with alcohol could be resumed on Oct. 12 following a chapter's compliance with chapter attendance at the social event and risk management training sessions and signatures from all active new members acknowledging their review of the Greek Life Risk Management Compliance Statement.

LSU President F. King Alexander announced on Oct. 19 the university would continue to allow Greek organization to have registered on-campus events, but without alcohol.

While under suspension, Pi Kappa Phi can not host or participate in any chapter events. The chapter is also unable to participate in any intramural activities. 

Pi Kappa Phi released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:

The chapter was interimly suspended after failing to meet the administrative requirements of the Greek Life Status Update from October 4 prior to a hosting a pre-planned social event. The local chapter, national fraternity, and university are partnering to develop a chapter enhancement plan.

To read the suspension letter, click HERE.

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