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Sigma Nu Fraternity Suspends Indiana University Chapter

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The decision to suspend the Beta Eta chapter was made by Sigma Nu national leadership, Indiana University, and Beta Eta alumni.

Sigma Nu Fraternity is suspending Indiana University’s Beta Eta chapter due to violations related to hazing and alcohol, according to a joint statement Wednesday from Indiana University and national leadership for the fraternity.

According to the release, all activities and operations of the chapter must end immediately.

“The university supports the national Fraternity’s swift and strong action and is in full agreement with this decision,” said IU Vice Provost for Student Affairs Lori Reesor in the statement.

Fraternity members have until October 22 to move out of the house. Indiana University has given students a list of options for  housing on- and off-campus.

Sigma Nu first established its IU chapter in 1892.

As we’ve previously reported, five Indiana University Greek organizations have faced disciplinary action over the past two years.

  • Alpha Tau Omega’s charter was revoked in 2015 following a hazing incident.
  • Phi Kappa Psi’s chapter was suspended in 2015 over violations to the student code of conduct related to hazing and substance abuse.
  • Delta Tau Delta’s chapter was suspended in 2017 after multiple hazing incidents.
  • Sorority Tri Delta’s National Leadership closed the IU chapter due to involvement in activities not specified by the national sorority

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