Category: Greek Life
Abbey is currently involved in two active lawsuits centering on the fraternity house — one against the chapter’s alumni house corporation and one against members of the corporation’s board of directors. He says he provided more than $8 million over the course of a decade for repairs, renovations, and operations of the fraternity house.
Penn State released a statement Friday afternoon in response to the Grand Jury’s report and recommendations to change the culture of Greek life.
Along with the grand jury report released Friday that recommends 12 changes that should be made to law and university policy based on findings from a 10-month investigation of Greek life, Penn State issued its own 69-page response.
The law would be a “multi-tiered” system in which the punishment reflects the result of the hazing and would have a subsection restricting victim blaming in such cases.
Outgoing Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller outlined the Grand Jury investigation into Greek life at Penn State in light of Tim Piazza’s death. As a result, the Grand Jury proposed 12 recommendations.
Read below the full grand jury presentment released Friday regarding the findings from the 10-month investigation into Penn State Greek life following the death of Timothy Piazza.
“The closure allows Sigma Alpha Epsilon to strengthen our commitment for members to live up to our mission and values as well as our high standards and those of Penn State.”