Updated: UI fraternity suspended over alleged vandalism

Updated: UI fraternity suspended over alleged vandalism

A fraternity at the University of Illinois has been suspended as officials investigate alleged vandalism by some members of the house.

Director of Chapter Services for the National Fraternity of Alpha Tau Omega David Busshart said his organization has temporarily suspended operations of the UI chapter.  He said the fraternity is working with the university to see if further discipline is needed.  Busshart called the alleged actions "unacceptable."

This all comes after an incident on Tuesday night where Champaign Police Lieutenant Jim Clark said some members of Alpha Tau Omega were acting disorderly on campus.

Clark said three people were arrested on city ordinance violations for underage drinking.  He said the incident remains under investigation.

The president of the local ATO chapter declined to comment on the situation, and the head of the UI's Office for Student Conflict Resolution said he's aware of the incident but couldn't comment on specifics.


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