“It’s really like a pause, until the University and the organization can figure out whats going on,” said Margarita Perez, University of Lafayette Dean of Students.” said Margarita Perez, University of Lafayette Dean of Students.
Half of the fraternities on campus at the University of Louisiana Lafayette, Kappa Sigma, Theta Xi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Nu, are suspended. The University, however, will not say why.
We reached out to the national headquarters for all four groups. Only Kappa Sigma and Sigma Nu responded. Sigma Nu’s chapter in Lafayette, according to the national office, is under an all-activities suspension.
As of July 14, the Epsilon-Chi chapter of Kappa Sigma was shut down for “participating in activities that are inconsistent with the values of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.”
“Their national organization revoked their charter. You would have to address any questions to them,” Said Perez.
Even after the revocation, however, the University will not say why the chapter has been disbanded or give any insight into the issues being investigated.
“We’re always paying attention to what we here when we get reports. Our job is to investigate those reports, work with the nationals, and figure out whats going on,” said Perez.
After a recent hazing incident that resulted in the death of an LSU student. We sat down with UL officials who failed to mention any issues within their own Greek organizations.
“We haven’t done anything different since learning about the incident at LSU. We’re continuing to have those conversations, ” said Perez.