Fraternity reviewed by disciplinary committee

Jacob Dick

A WKU fraternity was asked to come before the University Disciplinary Committee sometime last week, according to officials in Student Activities.

Director of Student Activities Charley Pride said the WKU chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon was brought before the committee’s consideration after receiving what he refers to as their third strike for having alcohol in their fraternity house.

Pride said he hadn’t received the official response from the disciplinary committee but the fraternity could face loss of recognition from the university, meaning the organization wouldn’t be able to participate in any university activity.

“There could be a time frame for loss of recognition but we will have to wait and see,” Pride said.

It is not determined whether SAE is under investigation or review from the national organization.

The Herald previously reported SAE was under investigation by Student Activites in September after an incident involving a member was reported to the Bowling Green Police Department.

The committee, made up of six faculty, five staff and two students appointed by the university president, is technically a part of the Office of Student Conduct directed by Michael Crowe.

Crowe was contacted by the Herald but did not respond at time of publication.

Pride said he would probably receive the official documents of the committee’s ruling sometime next week.

The Herald will update this story as information becomes available.

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