In the latest domino to fall, Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity was suspended by LSU on Tuesday for allegedly violating university policy both before and after the death of an LSU pledge earlier this year.
The latest sanction means that about half of LSU's 27 fraternities are in some sort of trouble, and are either kicked off of campus, on probation, or have received a letter of reprimand.
Pi Kappa Phi has joined the growing list of Greek organizations at LSU that are in hot water for violating university policy.
In a Nov. 7 letter, LSU said Alpha Gamma Rho must stop all chapter events because of an incident that occured Aug. 21 "where the chapter may have participated in activities not in compliance with University policies."
That event pre-dated the Sept. 14 death of 18-year-old Maxwell Gruver, who died of alcohol poising from what police say was a hazing ritual at the Phi Delta Theta house.
LSU also alleges that the chapter held "new member activity on Nov. 5., 2017 with no advisor present." Most pledge activity has been banned by LSU, since Gruver's death.
Another LSU fraternity has been shut down, this time in a move prompted by national fraternity leaders who deemed the chapter "unsafe."
Alpha Gamma Rho is just the latest fraternity to receive a sanction since scrutiny has intensified over Greek Life over the past two months.
LSU also suspended Pi Kappa Phi for failing to comply with risk management training that was required of all Greek organizations after Gruver died.
Lambda Chi's national organization also shut down its LSU chapter, citing an unsafe atmosphere and a pattern of behavior violating their rules.
Phi Delta Theta shut down immediately following Gruver's death.
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