Kansas sororities back fraternity social activities freeze

University of Kansas

A bus passes in front of Strong Hall, an administrative building, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kan. As protesters sought and won leadership change at the University of Missouri last week, students on the University of Kansas campus 165 miles west were continuing their own months-long effort to […]

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Leaders of sororities at the University of Kansas say they support a decision to suspend all social activities for fraternities until a “significantly safer” environment is created at the school.
The Panhellenic Association, which governs most of sororities at Kansas, said in a statement Wednesday that it would rejoin social activities with fraternities once they complete a strategic plan to improve conditions.
The Infraternity Council, which oversees 24 fraternities at Kansas, on Monday announced the self-imposed freeze on all social activities because of “systemic behavioral issues.” The men will continue to hold chapter meetings and participate in philanthropy events that do not include alcohol.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports the sorority organization said it hoped to work with fraternities to address issues that affect both organizations.

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