Quinnipiac University shuts down fraternity due to hazing allegations

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HAMDEN – Quinnipiac University has shut down the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) because of hazing allegations, according to the school.

“One student, who is a member of TKE, has been expelled and two other fraternity members have been suspended from the university, as a result of a university student conduct investigation into allegations of hazing,” said Lynn Bushnell, vice president for public affairs.

“Other TKE members have also been sanctioned as part of the investigation, and several more will face the student conduct process. In addition, the university has issued the fraternity a cease and desist order prohibiting it from operating at the university until the student conduct process is completed,” she added.

There is no word yet on what the hazing entailed or on the identities of the students involved.

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