Ohio University said Thursday that it has terminated all its fraternities after allegations of widespread maidenhood.
The suspension shall take effect immediately and shall include all five sections of the Interfractional Council (IFC) on the campus of Athens, approximately 70 miles southeast of Columbus.
"Rapid action in the wake of the accusations that have been made confirms Ohio University's commitment to the health and safety of our students," the report said.
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Earlier this week, the school issued an order to suspend and refuse ACACIA fraternities, ACACIA fraternities, the newspaper Post.
Administrators received more accusations Wednesday of five other sections leading to termination of work.
"These troubling allegations, which will be thoroughly investigated, point to the way in which the systemic culture of our IFC organizations is building, and Ohio University will not endanger the health and safety of our students," said Dean of Students Jenny Gill Hall- Jones in the letter.
All meetings, events and activities are suspended until further notice. In May, Sigma Pi was expelled from the university for hatred, alcohol and drug use and other students who violated codes after the allegedly obscene murder of 1
A letter from Hall-Jones states that each chapter should develop and implement a plan for its culture to be in harmony with the culture.
Failure to follow the rules could result in disciplinary action, she said.
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Judson Horras, President and CEO of the North American Inter-Fractional Conference, told WJW-TV about the termination of work that has affected students "is not the right approach to address this critical issue. It disparages students who follow the rules."
The university must bring "all participants to the table to seek a way forward that prioritizes the health and safety of students, while respecting the rights of those who observe the standards of rational excellence."
The associate press contributed to this report.