Duke University suspends fraternities pending hazing investigation

Duke University has suspended Delta Tau Delta and Pi Kappa Phi fraternities, along with new member activities at Sigma Phi Epsilon, pending a hazing investigation, a Duke spokesperson confirmed Saturday.

“Interim suspension of a student group simply means that the group is prohibited from operating as a recognized Duke student group on Duke’s campus or elsewhere using any Duke identification until the investigation and determination of action to be taken, if any, is completed,” Keith Lawrence, Duke’s executive director of News & Communications, said in an email Saturday.

The university’s student newspaper The Chronicle, first reported the story on Friday. Duke is working with campus police and the fraternities’ national offices to investigate the alleged incidents, The Chronicle reported.  Read more:  https://www.newsobserver.com