University of North Carolina student leaders support fraternity suppression after possible drink tampering and sexual assault

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) – The University of East Carolina Student Government Association on Wednesday passed a resolution to remove the fraternity from the school that has been in existence for 100 years.

The resolution comes as police investigate Theta Chi for possible drink tampering that led to a sexual assault.

As per section 3 of AR 6-04, in the resolution supporting survivors, “the student government association of the University of East Carolina has the ultimate goal of seeing ECU have a community. safe with a zero tolerance attitude towards sexual assault, drink tampering and other activities that would undermine a student’s health, safety and ability to achieve academic goals, ”said President Chandler Ward, president of the student body of the SGA.

“While the SGA Assembly understands that the investigation is ongoing and that student organizations are entitled to due process, we strongly encourage officials to take note of the organization’s history of repetitive behavior. “

The organization planned to send the resolution to ECU Chancellor Philip Rogers.

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