Quinnipiac University has issued a cease and desist order to one of its fraternities, Sigma Phi Epsilon, over allegations about its initiation process for pledges.
“The university issued a cease and desist order to Sigma Phi Epsilon over the weekend while it investigates allegations regarding the fraternity’s process for new members,” Lynn Bushnell, vice president for public affairs at Quinnipiac said in a statement. “We have zero tolerance for any behavior which threatens the safety and security of any member of the university community.”
The nature of the allegations that prompted the cease and desist order is unknown.
No further information was immediately available.