ECU Student Government Association supports the removal of Theta Chi fraternity


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The East Carolina University Student Government Association on Wednesday passed a resolution to remove Theta Chi Fraternity for 100 years. The resolution comes as police are investigating the fraternity for a possible drink tampering that led to a sexual assault.

Per section 3 of AR 6-04, in the Survivors Support Resolution, “The Student Government Association of East Carolina University has the ultimate goal of seeing ECU have a safe community with a zero-tolerance attitude towards sexual assault, drink tampering, and related activities that would infringe on a student’s health, safety, and ability to succeed in their academic goals,” said President Chandler Ward, the SGA Student Body President.

“While the SGA Assembly understands the investigation is ongoing and student organizations have the right to Due Process, we strongly encourage Officials to make note of the organization’s repetitive conduct history.”

The organization sent the resolution to Chancellor Philip Rogers on Friday.

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