Organization Judicial History

This list contains Miami University judicial records for the past four years (2013-2017) and includes only cases where the organization was found responsible. 

Alpha Chi Omega Sorority

Currently: Good Standing

  • February 5, 2016: Violation of University Policy (117.1; noise). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
  • February 9, 2016: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B) and Disorderly Conduct (113). Sanctions include:
    • Meeting with MacCracken Hall Director
    • Letter of apology to staff member
    • Proof that National office is aware of violations
  • Note: Incidents were combined into one hearing.

Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • March 9, 2016: Dishonesty (102). Sanctions include:
    • Integrity seminar
    • Work with IFC to improve recruitment/new member process
  • Spring Semester 2017: Hazing (109). Sanctions include:
    • Placed on Disciplinary Probation (4/4/2017 to 11/1/2017)
    • Proof that president and executive members attend "Perfect Party" sponsored by IFC
  • April 8, 2017: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include:
    • Placed on Disciplinary/Social Probation (4/26/2017 to 12/15/2017)
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
    • Updated written alcohol policy

Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • October 31, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include:
    • Meeting with IFC to discuss risk of serving alcohol and develop a message to the entire Greek community on this issue
    • Developing and submitting a risk management plan and provide proof that Nationals is aware and approves of this risk management plan
    • No events with alcohol for duration of new member process (through May 2016)
    • Required monthly meetings with a member of Greek Life Staff/Cliff Office
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program.

Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority

Currently: Good Standing

  • February 28, 2017: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program.

Alpha Phi Sorority

Currently: Good Standing

  • February 9, 2017: 117.1 (Residence Hall Policy)(x2), Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include:
    • Disciplinary Probation (3/3/2016 to 5/15/2016)
    • Chapter and corridor representative to set up a meeting to apologize to the Etheridge Hall Director
    • Attend Hazing, Alcohol, Law and Safety Awareness Program offered by MUPD
    • Work with Panhellenic Committee to look at and improve bid week programming expectations for 2017 recruitment
  • Note: Incidents were combined into one hearing. 

Chi Omega Sorority

Currently: Good Standing

  • February 10, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include:
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program or similar program hosted by Chi Omega's National Governing Council, such as "Mock Trial."

Delta Delta Delta Sorority

Currently: Good Standing

  • October 6, 2016: Disorderly Conduct (113). Sanctions include:
    • Required to meet/make arrangements with staff member of Shideler Hall before any other meetings/activities are scheduled

Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Currently: Organization has incomplete sanction. 

  • March 30, 2017: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
  • Proof of sanction completion not turned in yet; due date was extended to 9/29/2017.

Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • August 29, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
  • December 4, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • No parties with alcohol for rest of the 2015-2016 spring semester
    • Required meetings with member of Greek Life / Cliff Office Staff for spring semester
    • Meet with IFC to discuss risk of serving alcohol and develop a message to the entire Greek community on this issue 
    • Disciplinary Probation (2/3/2016 to 8/1/2016)
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • April 5, 2016: Dishonesty (102) and Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Chapter Executives must present result of their chapter investigation with action steps on who is and how they will prevent hazing to the Director of the Greek Life / Cliff Office
    • Must develop and present a chapter development plan to the Cliff Office
    • Must develop and present a new member development plan to the Cliff Office
    • Integrity seminar
    • Disciplinary Probation (5/13/2016 to 5/20/2017)

Delta Upsilon Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • February 19, 2016: Hazing (109) and Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
    • Members must attend and complete Bystander "Step Up" pProgram
    • Chapter must conduct hazing program for members
    • Disciplinary Probation (3/9/2016 to 5/15/2016) - no events, whether co-hosted or not, with alcohol and regardless of the age of the participants

Delta Zeta Sorority

Currently: Social/Disciplinary Probation

  • September 24, 2015 and September 28, 2015: Damage, Theft, Trespass, or Unauthorized Use of Property (104). Sanctions include: 
    • Pay clean up costs for the paint damage and replacement of the trash can. 
    • Create bulletin board and flyers for other sororities about no painting on university property or public property
  • Note: Incidents were combined into one hearing. 
  • April 28, 2017: Other Physical or Mental Abuse or Harm (103B). Sanctions include: 
    • Social/Disciplinary Probation (5/8/2017 to 5/15/2018) - no events, whether co-hosted or not, with alcohol and regardless of the age of the participants
    • Write letter of apology to the family that was affected by members' actions

Evans Scholars 

Currently: Good Standing

  • November 20, 2015: Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Disciplinary Probation (11/20/2015 to 11/20/2017)
    • Work with representative from Student Activities and national organization to redesign your "new scholar" program. Include special mention of the Evans Scholars "zero tolerance" policy on hazing. 
    • Must host and attend a comprehensive anti-hazing education program
    • Attend fraternity and sorority new member education training
    • Serve on Hazing Prevention Committee for two years and work with Greek Life / Cliff Office to create and develop hazing prevention education initiatives for student organizations
    • Minimum monthly meetings with Assistant Director of Greek Life / Cliff Office

Kappa Alpha Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • April 24-26, 2015: Damage, Theft, Trespass, or Unauthorized Use of Property (104) and Disorderly Conduct (113). Sanctions include: 
    • Full reimbursement to Cabins USA for all property damages
    • One year social suspension
    • Disciplinary Probation (5/15/2015 to 5/15/2017), with the possibility to petition for a shorter exemption in year two by submitting reflection paper and statements from national association and members on improvements
    • May host social events (during alumni weekend) with current members and alumni as long as no alcohol is present, or alumni can host an event with alcohol if no current members are present
    • Meet with the Director of the Cliff Office on a monthly basis from May 2015 through May 2017
    • Internal National Headquarters sanctions will need to be enacted in full, as testified to in the hearing
  • Note: Appealed all decisions up to VP; VP kept previous decisions intact. 

Kappa Sigma Fraternity

Currently: Suspended

  • February 25, 2015: Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Social/Disciplinary Probation (4/27/2015 to 5/15/2016) - no events, whether co-hosted or not, with alcohol and regardless of the age of the participants.
  • March 19, 2015: Failure to Comply (111A). Sanctions include:
    • Develop risk management plan, focusing on hazing education; must have national organization involved in the development and approval of this new plan
  • Note: Incidents were combined into one notice of alleged violation

Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • February 11, 2016: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program

Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity

Currently: Suspended

  • February 16, 2015: Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Develop risk management plan, focusing on hazing education; must have national organization involved in the development and approval of this new plan
    • Social / Disciplinary Probation (4/3/2015 to 5/15/2016) - no events, whether co-hosted or not, with alcohol regardless of the age of the participants
  • February 10, 2015: Sexual Misconduct or Other Physical or Mental Abuse or Harm (103), Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B), and Disorderly Conduct (113). Sanctions include: 
    • Suspended from Miami University (5/13/2015 to 5/31/2019)
    • Reorganization plan with focus on hazing education prior to re-enrollment at Miami

Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity

Currently: Suspended

  • February 1, 2016:Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Meet with Director of Cliff Office to assure that they are following the November 2014 Reinstatement Proposal
    • Members must attend and complete Bystander "Step Up" program
    • Disciplinary Probation from 2/17/2016 to 8/1/2016
    • Conduct a hazing program for all members
    • Education program "Mark of Distinction" must be completed
    • Provide proof that current "associate" members have been initiated
  • February 23, 2016: Hazing (109) and March 8, 2016: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B) and Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Suspended from Miami University (3/4/2016 to 5/15/2020)
    • Submission of reorganization plan prior to re-enrollment to Miami University
    • Note: Incidents were combined into one hearing

Pi Beta Phi Sorority

Currently: Suspended by National Office

  • February 10, 2015: Sexual Misconduct or Other Physical or Mental Abuse or Harm (103), Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B) and Disorderly Conduct (113). Sanctions include: 
    • Social/Disciplinary Probation (4/30/2015 to 1/1/2016) - no events, whether co-hosted or not, with alcohol and regardless of the age of the participants
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
    • No contact with student named in the report

Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • April 7, 2014: Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Social/Disciplinary Probation (4/9/2014 to 12/19/2014) - no events, whether co-hosted or not, with alcohol and regardless of the age of the participants
    • Revise new member program and address risk management; must be approved by Pi Kappa National Headquarters and they must co-sponsor National Hazing Prevention Week during 2014 Fall Semester
    • Must present and attend Comprehensive Risk Management Program
    • Strongly suggested that a live-in advisor is hired to help assist the development of a living learning community within the chapter house to compliment the Community Advancement Program and enforce with chapter expectations.
  • September 6, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
  • January 26, 2016: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Required meetings with member of Greek Life/Cliff Office staff through 2016 Spring
    • Attend the "Mock Trial" program
    • Disciplinary Probation (2/19/2016-12/31/2016) - not allowed to host or co-host any events with alcohol

Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity

Currently: Disciplinary Probation

  • February 10, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B) and Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Disciplinary Probation (4/14/2015 to 5/30/2015), no events, whether co-hosted or not, with alcohol and regardless of the age of the participants
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
  • March 7, 2016: Dishonesty (102), Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B), and Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Suspended from Miami University (4/8/2016 to 1/1/2017)
    • Disciplinary Probation (1/2/2017 to 12/31/2018)
    • Restriction of events with alcohol until 5/15/2017, during this time, the chapter may not host, sponsor, organize, endorse or plan more than three events with alcohol. All (three) events where alcohol is present must follow the outlined University and/or Interfraternity Council protocols for event registration and be in compliance with the Fraternity's Risk Management Policy.
    • Submission of reorganization plan prior to re-enrollment to Miami University

Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • December 3, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program

Sigma Nu Fraternity

Currently: Suspended

  • August 30, 2014: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
  • September 26, 2014: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include:
    • Completion of the Bystander Educational Program
    • Disciplinary Probation (10/23/2014 to 8/15/2015) - no events, whether co-hosted or not, with alcohol and regardless of the age of the participants
    • Note: Incidents were combined into one notice of alleged violation.
  • Spring Semester 2015: Violation of Sanctions (116) and Hazing (109). Sanctions include: 
    • Suspension from Miami University (4/20/2015 to 3/5/2018)
    • Submission of reorganization plan, prior to re-enrollment. Work closely with the Cliff Office in creation of the reorganization plan and plan should not include participation in first-year recruitment until spring 2019 term and no current or past candidates may be a part of your planning process, and are not eligible for Sigma Nu membership after the suspension period.
    • Note: Appealed all decisions up to VP; VP changed length of suspension. 

Sigma Pi Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • February 20, 2016: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include: 
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
  • March 31, 2016: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B) and Hazing (209). Sanctions include:
    • New members to be refunded the money they spent on food
    • Letter to all parents explaining what has happened during the new member program and an explanation of the sanctions. This letter should include an apology for the money spent and how they will be reimbursed.
    • The Chapter must conduct an internal investigation to determine who was responsible for the hazing activities, names of these individuals will need to be released to OESCR (for potential additional individual charges).
    • The Chapter must do a member review in Fall 2016, and develop a risk management and member development plan
    • Chapter must have a plan to fill all advisory positions by fall
    • Disciplinary Probation (4/21/2016 to 5/16/2017), no events with alcohol until January 2017

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

Currently: Disciplinary Probation

  • February 19, 2015: Hazing (109-2.6.D.2.g), Hazing (109-2.6.D.2.n) and Dishonesty (102). Sanctions include:
    • Disciplinary Probation (5/7/2015 to 5/30/2019)
    • Risk management plan with focus on accountability and improvement of their standards process.
    • Monthly meetings with Cliff Office advisor and report on initiatives, including "Three Pillars," "Balanced Man Program"
    • Host and attend an ethics seminar
  • April 27, 2015: Damage, Theft, Trespass, or Unauthorized Use of Property (104). Sanctions include:
    • Risk management plan with focus on accountability and improvement of standards
    • Monthly meetings with Cliff Office advisor with a progress report on related initiatives, standards, ethics, and risk management
    • Host and attend an ethics seminar
    • Disciplinary Probation (8/27/2015 to 5/30/2019), with possible housing exemption for sophomores to be restored after additional steps/requirements and 2/1/2016 date having come and gone
    • Note: Appealed all decisions up to VP; VP changed sanctions, finding for 115 (from Responsible to Not Responsible)

Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • December 3, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include:
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
    • Develop or provide risk management plan for organization sponsored events; provide proof of national headquarters approval, if applicable
    • No events with alcohol for duration of new member process for the spring 2016 semester
    • Required monthly meetings with Cliff Office advisor
    • Disciplinary Probation (1/4/2016 to 5/14/2016)

Theta Chi Fraternity Fraternity

Currently: Good Standing

  • October 31, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include:
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program

Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity

Currently: Suspended

  • November 8, 2015: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include:
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program
  • April 19, 2016: Hazing (109). Sanctions include:
    • Suspended from Miami University (5/10/2016 to 5/10/2018)
    • Submission of reorganization plan. Acceptance of the plan may defer the suspension for the 2017-18 academic year. If the plan is acceptable, the chapter would be on disciplinary probation for the remainder of the deferred suspension. The probation may restrict the use of alcohol for any or all of the probation period and that will be decided based on the reorganization plan and in consultation with headquarters.
    • Appealed all decisions up to VP; VP kept previous decisions intact. 

Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority

Currently: Good Standing

  • February 9, 2017: Prohibited Use of Alcohol (105B). Sanctions include:
    • Two-hour alcohol education/substance abuse program