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Greek Life Suspended Indefinitely at Chico State

By Tyler May, tmay@krcrtv.com
Stephanie Vatz, Online Manager
Published On: Nov 15 2012 05:51:35 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 16 2012 02:00:00 AM CST
CHICO, Calif. -

Chico State University President Paul Zingg called an emergency meeting for sororities and fraternities at noon on Thursday to announce that campus Greek life would be suspended indefinitely.

The rules of the suspension include: no fraternity or sorority socials, no recruiting, no representing the national sororities or fraternities as a Chico State University chapter and the removal of Greek letters from buildings.

Zingg said there would be a re-evaluation next spring but cautioned that Greek life would have to work with campus administration through the reinstatement process.

The announcement follows several incidents involving alcohol at the school, including the recent overdose of 21-year-old Mason Sumnicht.