University Presidents To Discuss Hazing

Nov 10, 2017

University system presidents met at the governor’s mansion Thursday afternoon to discuss steps to eliminate hazing and alcohol abuse among sanctioned groups on campus. LSU System President F King Alexander says it’s not their intention to get rid of Greek organizations, because they do a lot of good work in the community

An LSUs fraternity pledge died after consuming a large amount of alcohol during a suspected hazing ritual in September. Alexander says university leaders can come up with more policies to avoid these type of tragic events, but the students need to be a partner in this effort too…

Four LSU fraternities have been suspended or closed since Gruver’s death. Edwards says he’s impressed with the anti-hazing policies already in place at Louisiana universities, but they could do better