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  • LSU Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity placed on interim suspension

    LSU Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity placed on interim suspension

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    LSU has placed the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity on interim suspension Tuesday for a fraternity event in August that did not comply with university policies. The move comes almost a month after LSU suspended the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity for similar reasons.  The Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity event that warranted the suspension happened several weeks before the death of Phi Delta Theta pledge Maxwell Gruver. Click here to see the full suspension letter from LSU This is a developi…

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    LSU has placed the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity on interim suspension Tuesday for a fraternity event in August that did not comply with university policies. The move comes almost a month after LSU suspended the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity for similar reasons.  The Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity event that warranted the suspension happened several weeks before the death of Phi Delta Theta pledge Maxwell Gruver. Click here to see the full suspension letter from LSU This is a developi…

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  • LSU Pi Kappa Phi fraternity placed on interim suspension, under investigation

    LSU Pi Kappa Phi fraternity placed on interim suspension, under investigation

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    LSU has placed its chapter of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity on an interim suspension due to a social event held on October 13 that was not in compliance with the university’s Greek Life Status Update of October 4. The chapter is now under investigation for potential violations of the LSU Code of Student Conduct, according to a letter from the university. Under the interim suspension, the fraternity is barred from participating and hosting any chapter events, intramural …

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    LSU has placed its chapter of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity on an interim suspension due to a social event held on October 13 that was not in compliance with the university’s Greek Life Status Update of October 4. The chapter is now under investigation for potential violations of the LSU Code of Student Conduct, according to a letter from the university. Under the interim suspension, the fraternity is barred from participating and hosting any chapter events, intramural …

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  • RELATED: LSU student dies during alleged hazing incident

    Maxwell Gruver (Source: Family)Maxwell Gruver (Source: Family)

    Maxwell Gruver, 18, of Roswell, Georgia, died after an alleged hazing incident at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity sometime on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. 

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    Maxwell Gruver, 18, of Roswell, Georgia, died after an alleged hazing incident at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity sometime on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. 

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After an LSU student died, and two fraternities were suspended for violating university policies, the Louisiana Governor will meet with the university systems presidents to discuss efforts to promote safe learning environments on all the state’s campuses. 

Governor John Bel Edwards will attend the meeting Thursday afternoon. 

Back in September, Gov. Edwards asked all system presidents to review their policies regarding hazing and drug and alcohol abuse among university sanctioned groups. 

LSU has placed the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity and its chapter of Pi Kappa Phi on interim suspension for social events that did not comply with university policies. 

The university’s October 4 update reinstated all Greek life activities after they were banned on September 14 following the death of Phi Delta Theta pledge Maxwell Gruver. 

The Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity event that warranted the suspension happened several weeks before Gruver’s death. 

LSU issued a statement to our sister station WAFB about the interim suspension of Alpha Gamma Rho and Pi Kappa Phi saying: 

“As a university, we approach each incident on a case-by-case basis and consistently follow established policies and procedures. Both Pi Kappa Phi and Alpha Gamma Rho have been placed on interim suspension of activities, as outlined in Policy Statement 52. This is a step outlined in the university’s investigative process, and both fraternities are now under investigation for potential violations of the LSU Code of Student Conduct. This investigative process takes places through the Office of the Dean of Students.”

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