Delta Tau Delta suspends charter of TCU’s chapter

first_imgFacebook Twitter Previous articleHorned Frogs win first Big 12 game of seasonNext articleTCU loses two in a row, drops emotional, double-overtime thriller at Texas Elizabeth Campbell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR printThe national office of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity announced Wednesday that it suspended the TCU chapter effective immediately in part due to hazing incidents that took place this semester.The decision comes after, “an investigation confirmed multiple violations of the fraternity’s risk management policy, including hazing, during the fall 2017 semester,” according to a press release.The Epsilon Beta Chapter was informed of the decision Dec. 3. It is no longer in good standing or permitted to operate in the name of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, according to the release.“This is a painful but necessary action,” Jim Russell, executive vice president of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity said in the press release. “This chapter, including its leadership, willfully violated not only the Fraternity’s risk management policy but also our stated values. Hazing is an aberration to those values. It cannot and will not be tolerated.”The Epsilon Beta Chapter was founded in 1955 as the fraternity’s second chapter in Texas. It hasoperated continuously since then and initiated 1,332 men into Delta Tau Delta.“It is our strong desire to return to active status in the Texas Christian community at a time in the future,”Russell said in the release. “Our relationship with the university has been strong for decades with many Delt alumni taking leadership roles at TCU and in the larger community. We value that relationship.”Representatives from TCU’s Office Fraternity and Sorority life did not return request for comment.Epsilon Beta Chapter President’s said he had no comment. ReddIt TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Elizabeth Campbell Elizabeth Campbellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/elizabeth-campbell/ World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution TCU commons. Elizabeth Campbellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/elizabeth-campbell/ Elizabeth Campbellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/elizabeth-campbell/ TAGSdeltDelta Tau DeltaFraternityhazing Elizabeth Campbellhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/elizabeth-campbell/center_img WATCH: Former Chief of Staff for Obama talks Trump administration, Democrats, liberal arts education Alumna joins ‘Survivor’ reality show in quest for a million dollars Elizabeth Campbell is executive editor of TCU 360 and a senior journalism and political science double major. When not in the newsroom, she’s thinking about the news while probably watching TCU football or being a history nerd. Send her a tip if you have a story to share! ReddIt Linkedin Linkedin Facebook Breakdown: Cambridge Analytica, information warfare CRES negotiates move to interdisciplinary unit amid student resistance + posts Twitter Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img

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