IU chapter of Phi Kappa Psi suspended until Fall 2017

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The Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity announced Tuesday the suspension of its Indiana University - Bloomington chapter, "Indiana Beta".

The Indiana Beta Supervisory Committee voluntarily surrendered the chapter's charter to national headquarters effective Saturday, December 19.

All Phi Kappa Psi activities have been suspended on campus. This suspension is due to members taking part in conduct which violated the Fraternity's standards and expectations with regard to risk management, and which contradict The Creed and values of the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. The chapter house is currently vacant and will not be occupied by chapter members in the spring 2016 semester.

The Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity said in a press release it "regrets the negative impact its members had on the Indiana University community. The Fraternity values its 146-year history at Indiana University, and is proud to have initiated 3,195 men at Indiana University."

All current members have been advanced to "alumnus" status. While that means they are still members of the fraternity, they will be forbidden from colony activities and from living in the chapter house, even if they are still at IU when the chapter is re-chartered in Fall 2017.

IU's chapter of Alpha Tau Omega was suspended in October after video surfaced online showing a graphic sexual situation and allegations that "perpetuate sexual misconduct."