Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity under investigation for hazing

by The Dartmouth Senior Staff | 11/12/15 4:17pm

Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity is being investigated for allegations of hazing.

The Hanover Police Department is investigating reports that Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity hazed its new members, College spokesperson Diana Lawrence confirmed Thursday night. The College is cooperating with both Hanover Police's and SAE national's separate investigations.

SAE national organization staff notified the College about the reports of hazing, Lawrence confirmed.

Assistant director of judicial affairs Katharine Strong sent a formal notice that Dartmouth is cooperating with the police investigation to SAE president Adam Grounds '16 and members of the fraternity on Nov. 11.

The executive director of SAE notified the College's chapter on Oct. 9 that it was prohibited from hosting events or conducting activities, Lawrence confirmed.

Hanover Police will be contacting fraternity members and officers to request interviews, which Safety and Security officers will attend when possible.

The Dartmouth has reached out to Grounds for comment.

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