Two Duke fraternities suspended over hazing allegations
A spokesperson for Duke University confirmed on Monday that two of the school's fraternities have been suspended following hazing allegations.Posted — Updated
The university declined to discuss specifics.
The alleged hazing incidents are under investigation by the university, the three fraternities' national offices and Duke police, The Chronicle reported.
In a statement, Larry Moneta, vice president for student affairs, wrote, "Hazing is a violation of university policy and state law, and we take any allegations of potential harm to students very seriously."
Hazing is defined as "the imposition of strenuous, often humiliating, tasks as part of a program of rigorous physical training and initiation."
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