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PHOENIX – The University of Arizona has granted a loss of recognition status to a fraternity due to violations of the student code of conduct, the school said on Tuesday.
Pi Kappa Alpha has been cited for alcohol-related offenses, driving endangering others and disrespecting authorities.
Partially naked and intoxicated minor was found in distress at the fraternity house on March 12 Tucson TV channel KOLD reported on Tuesday.
Fellowship members did not call authorities but instead “attempted to manage the woman’s hyperventilation for 20 minutes by giving her the inhaler on someone else’s prescription as a remedy for her condition.” intoxication, undressing and coercion, ”according to the report.
The fellowship’s loss of recognition status will remain until May 2026, when all current members are expected to have graduated or no longer be present at the university.
Pi Kappa Alpha filed an appeal with the university.
“The loss of recognition from clubs and organizations is unfortunate because the university is quite clear about policies and procedures and provides significant teacher training,” said Kendal Washington White, vice-president of campus life and dean of students, in the press release. “Nevertheless, the members of Pi Kappa Alpha have chosen to actively disregard our expectations.
“The health, safety and well-being of our students is my greatest responsibility in partnership with students, alumni and parents. “