MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP/KDKA) – A fraternity has revoked its chapter at West Virginia University, citing multiple violations of alcohol and risk management policies.
WBOY-TV reports the national Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity’s board of directors unanimously voted to revoke the WVU Beta chapter’s charter following an investigation.READ MORE: Parents Have Questions After Blackhawk School District Basketball Players Forced To Quarantine Due To COVID-19
SigEp CEO Brian Warren’s statement says the national headquarters provided support to help develop a positive culture, but current members have “squandered this assistance” and seem more interested in being a “drinking club.”READ MORE: Pa. Lawmaker Has Bill To End County And Municipalities Spending Millions Of Tax Dollars On Lobbyists
The chapter responded on Twitter that it is “saddened” by the decision. It said members have been held to high standards and participated in several activities to help the community, but were met with “disdain and mistreatment” by the national headquarters.
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From the West Virginia Beta Chapter at West Virginia University. pic.twitter.com/iYSHP8TQu3
— Sigma Phi Epsilon (@SigEpWVBeta) October 14, 2019
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