Two members of Chi Omega established Sisters of Color, an affinity group for women of color in Washington University Greek life organizations, which held its first meeting last week.
After Phi Delta Theta’s permanent suspension from campus last month, Washington University accepted black students’ bid for their former house on Upper Row for fall 2018.
Washington University announced Tuesday morning that the former Phi Delta Theta fraternity house will be designated as a communal living space for black students for the 2018-2019 school year.
After the permanent suspension of PhiDelt, Wash. U. is considering re-assigning fraternity House 5 to one of two groups on campus—black students or the Women’s Panhellenic Association.
Washington University placed Alpha Epsilon Pi on temporary suspension due to allegations of policy violations related to alcohol at social events at the chapter’s campus house between Feb. 17 and Feb. 23.
In the statement, the Interfraternity Council (IFC) objects to Phi Delt’s behavior, from the fraternity’s initial temporary suspension for hazing to its violation of the suspension’s terms.
Washington University has a pathetic history when it comes to disciplining fraternities for hazing, sexual assault and harassment, racist practices and violating any watered-down punishment.
Washington University suspended junior Chandler Elmore, the Phi Delta Theta member found in possession of an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and a handgun on campus.
This article is a partial history of negative, fraternity-related headlines found in Student Life’s paper, from 1993 to present day.
Washington University administration has specifically stated that the fraternity’s current status as “permanently suspended” arose “overwhelmingly on other violations.” This might raise another question: which ones?