Let’s End Hazing Deaths Now
In this new year, college presidents across the country will again face the question of what to do about fraternities. Most will wait until there is another tragedy, and when they do act, they will discipline only the guilty fraternity. On Monday, a state judge in Pennsylvania banned Pi Delta Psi from operating in the state for 10 years and fined the organization $112,500 in the 2013 hazing death of Chun Hsien Deng, a pledge at Baruch College.
Originally published: January 8, 2018
Author: Michele Tolela Myers
Position: Former president of Denison University and president emerita of Sarah Lawrence College
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed