Fraternity prohibited from on campus events

The Iota Psi chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha will not be allowed to participate in recruitment on campus at Appalachian State University during the fall 2013 semester.

The university no longer recognizes the fraternity after alleged violations against Appalachian and Interfraternity Council policies arose in fall 2012 while the chapter was already on suspension. However, the fraternity is still recognized by its national organization and still functions off campus and separate from the university.

“They’re still functioning as a national organization because they have that national support,” said Becky Cooke, assistant director for Fraternity and Sorority Life. “The difference is that they can’t actively recruit on campus so it’s not like they can be set up somewhere on campus handing out information about their organization.”

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