HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University’s Delta Chi fraternity chapter has been suspended on allegations of hazing that took place at the fraternity’s house in September.
Established at Marshall in spring 2004, the organization was suspended last week following an investigation that took place after the university received an anonymous tip via the Anonymous Hazing Tip Line.
The Delta Chi Fraternity, Inc. subsequently issued a statement stating the chapter’s charter had also been suspended.
“The Delta Chi International Headquarters was made aware of alleged acts of hazing occurring with our Chapter at Marshall University,” wrote Delta Chi National Executive Director, Justin Sherman. “After a thorough investigation, the Fraternity felt suspension of the charter was the best course of action.”
Carla Lapelle, interim dean of student affairs at Marshall, said the fraternity was accused of hazing and complicity, which she defined as “working together to keep officials from learning of it…