Official: Michigan fraternity suspended amid investigation
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS March 22, 2013 9:16AM
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan chapter of Psi Upsilon is suspended after a fraternity official says a pledge was taken to a hospital after being found drunk.
The Michigan Daily reports the chapter was suspended March 15.
Tom Fox, executive director with Psi Upsilon’s international office, says a young man was taken to a hospital after a party March 14. Fox visited Ann Arbor March 17 to 18 and is investigating. He says it’s unclear whether hazing was involved.
University spokesman Rick Fitzgerald says the fraternity also was expelled from Interfraternity Council, the governing institution for fraternities. He says the fraternity could try to rejoin, but that usually follows a change in leadership and reforms.
The council says the chapter was expelled Wednesday for “recurring safety violations and poor risk-management.”