Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. Suspends Alpha Delta Chapter at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

For Immediate Release:
July 10, 2020
Contact: Violet Torres Bollar, National President
Email: [email protected]

Chicago, IL - In response to the investigations conducted by both Alpha Psi Lambda and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the Alpha Delta chapter of Alpha Psi Lambda Fraternity has been suspended through Spring 2021, returning to campus Fall 2021. This action is being taken due to hazing incidents that occurred during the Spring 2020 semester. 

Alpha Psi Lambda’s Standards Board and National Executive Board held a series of in-depth interviews and deliberations around the investigation into hazing allegations against Alpha Delta chapter. After careful consideration, the National Executive Board made the decision to suspend the Chapter based on the findings and recommendation of the Standards Board. The University’s investigation outcome was in agreement with this decision.

In addition to the chapter sanctions, there were multiple individual member sanctions issued.

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. does not condone or tolerate any act of hazing, harassment or humiliation and it does not support the values of our organization. This incident will be used as a learning opportunity to bring awareness to the negative impact hazing brings. We look forward to the day that Alpha Delta chapter can return to campus and move forward with a safe and hazing free environment at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.


About Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc.

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. was founded in 1985 at the Ohio State University as a Latino-interest fraternity by 13 Noble men and women. The mission of Alpha Psi Lambda is to promote continued personal and collective growth of our membership, success and unity through education, leadership, cultural awareness and community service. The Fraternity has 37 collegiate chapters and 6 affiliate chapters. 

Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc.
PO BOX 804835
Chicago, IL, 60680
http://www.alphapsilambda.net
The Nation’s First and Largest, Coed, Latino-interest Fraternity
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