- Kentucky Supreme Court Rules That Fraternity Houses Are Private Residences Under the Fourth Amendment
- What About the 8,200 Good Chapters?
- 22 Students Convicted in Hazing Death
- Acceptance of Transgender Students Grows in Women's College and University
- Manslaughter Convictions in Florida A&M Band Death
- Penn State and Fraternity Sued
- New Texas Concealed Weapons Law Leaves More Questions Than Answers
- Private College Police are Frequently Public Law Enforcement Officers
- Records of Private College Police are Public Records
- 2015 Fraternal Law Conference
- Stop It Now!
Newsletter > June 2015 > "What About the 8,200 Good Chapters?"
What About the 8,200 Good Chapters?
Tim Burke, Manley Burke, email@example.com
Bloomberg Business1 recently reported that in the past spring semester, 133 fraternity or sorority chapters at 55 U.S. colleges were shut down, suspended or otherwise punished for various infractions. While the article, published on June 4, 2015, provided an interesting graphic and timeline, what it failed to put in perspective is that there are more than 8,500 fraternity and sorority chapters on American college campuses. No doubt some of the misconduct was serious, but the overwhelming majority of fraternities and sororities chapters do things right. Unfortunately, they get overlooked.