Friday, January 26, 2018

Conduct Update: Psi Upsilon Fraternity

Update 1/29:  On January 26, 2018, the Lehigh University Chapter of Psi Upsilon Fraternity was informed that their recruitment activities were suspended pending the outcome of an investigation into activities that put the health and safety of Lehigh University students at risk.

As of the issuance of this letter, the suspension of Psi Upsilon Fraternity is lifted and the chapter
can resume recruitment operations. The investigation into this matter will continue. The executive board of the chapter is required to conduct an internal investigation into this incident and the surrounding environment that allowed this to occur and work with the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs to implement change that precludes a repeat of this incident. The chapter should contact the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs immediately to discuss resuming operations.



SUSPENSION OF ALL RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES FOR PSI UPSILON FRATERNITY

As of the issuance of this letter on January 26, 2018, the Lehigh University Chapter of Psi Upsilon Fraternity is required to cease all recruitment activities pending an investigation into activities that put the health and safety of Lehigh University students at risk.

Effective immediately the Lehigh University Chapter of Psi Upsilon Fraternity is prohibited from conducting any recruitment activities and is to cease all contact with potential recruits of Psi Upsilon Fraternity. Additionally, potential recruits--first year students and upperclass students--are not permitted to attend any events affiliated with Psi Upsilon. This extends to social events located on or off campus.

This action is being taken in accordance with Article IV of the Lehigh University Code of Conduct. The Office of Student Conduct & Community Expectations will begin an investigation into this incident in the immediate future and this interim suspension will remain in place until lifted by the Dean of Students.

Questions regarding this suspension should be directed to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Expectations at 610-758-4632.