Appalachian State University Removes Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Recognition

Appalachian State University Removes Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity Recognition

10:17am Sep 20, 2019
The campus of Appalachian State University. Image courtesy Appalachian State University.

Appalachian State University is removing its recognition of a campus fraternity for violating school policies.

The Omicron Alpha chapter of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity was originally suspended in February of 2017.

The Winston-Salem Journal reports the chapter applied for reinstatement last April.

The University rejected that application and went on to remove recognition of the fraternity for a “persistent pattern” of violating school policies while on suspension.

The school says those violations include problematic social media posts regarding the fraternity, reports of police responding to calls at the residential address of chapter members, and the referral of several members to ASU student conduct proceedings.

The organization will be barred from the campus until the fall of 2023.

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