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Kent State University chapter of Delta Tau Delta suspended, under review

Posted: 3:46 PM, Mar 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-21 19:46:04Z
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KENT, Ohio — A Kent State University fraternity chapter has been placed on an interim suspension and is under review, according to a news release from the frat's national office.

On Feb. 28, the Kent chapter of Delta Tau Delta was suspended following a review of its internal operations, said Jean Lloyd, brand communications manager for the fraternity.

“The central office and chapter are working in partnership with the Kent State University administration on this matter. The suspension will be lifted once the review is complete,” Lloyd said in a news release.

Specifics regarding what prompted the suspension haven’t been released.

Kent State University issued the following statement regarding the suspension:

"The national office of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity recently issued a Cease and Desist notice to its Kent State chapter. The university subsequently issued a similar notice — to cease all fraternity activities — to the chapter and began investigating allegations of conduct disruptive to the university. No other information will be released at this time," said Lisa Abraham of Kent State's communications and marketing team.

Founded at Bethany College in West Virginia in 1858, the "Delts" have chapters at 131 colleges and universities nationwide and more than 120,000 living alumni and 9,000 undergrads.