MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University placed a fraternity on temporary suspension after 19 of its members were involved in an underage drinking incident this week.
The WVU Office of Student Activities announced Sigma Chi fraternity won’t be allowed to accept pledges, host social events or participate in university activities.
The fraternity remains under investigation after its members were either arrested or cited by Morgantown police early Thursday morning in the South Park section of Morgantown. They were allegedly drunk, running through the neighborhood and disturbing the peace.
Police said all 19 were under the under the legal drinking age of 21.