Below is information pertaining to the accountability of student organization at the University of Iowa for the July 2018 - June 2019 academic year. Sanctions assigned during a prior academic year that continued into 2018-19 are included on this summary.

For additional information regarding the student organization accountability process, please contact the Office of Student Accountability at (319) 335-1527.

Organization Violation Date of incident Finding Completion Status

Acacia

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

May 2018

Found responsible by the IFC Judicial Board. 

Sanctions include:

  • Chapter leadership must meet with FSL staff to review all procedures of having alcohol at an event by September 1, 2018.
  • All required chapter leaders must attend Risk Management 101 in the fall.
  • The chapter must communicate with their advisory/corporation board and Acacia alumni of the changing policies at the University of Iowa with respect to social events by September 15, 2018.

Sanctions not completed.

Chi Omega

Alcohol at Unregistered Social Event

February 2018

Found responsible* by the PHC Judicial Board. 

Sanctions include:

  • Chapter must meet with Risk Management Expert, Kim Novak, during campus visit (March 2018).
  • Hold Alcohol Skills Training Program during the spring 2018 semester and incorporate your pillars into the training to connect how alcohol safety relates to the values of the organization.
  • Chapter leaders must present on the moratorium to the chapter.

Kim Novak is postponed, all other sanctions completed.

Chi Omega

Alcohol at pregame, Violation of the Moratorium

April 2018

Hearing to be scheduled with PHC Judicial Board, August 2018.

 

Delta Chi

Hazing, Misconduct on Organizational

Code of Student Life, Rules

D.26 – Hazing, 3. - Alcohol,

9. Other violative conduct,

March 2018

Found responsible by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

Sanctions include:

  • The chapter is on deferred suspension through spring semester 2020.
  • The chapter must communicate about its sanctions and expectations and support for culture change to alumni by May 1, 2018.
  • The chapter must assemble a full advisory board of 3-5 members by August 1, 2018.
  • The chapter facility will be 100% alcohol free through spring semester 2020.
  • The chapter is not allowed to participate in social events, recreational services sponsored activities, host a philanthropy, or provide community service until spring 2019.
  • The chapter is not allowed to recruit new members without approval of their recruitment plan by Division of Student Life staff.
  • Delta Chi leadership must fully participate in community self-governance by attending all required meetings, educational programs such as back the school workshop for Presidents, Risk Management 101, Impact, Phired Up, Impact, Launch, the FSL leadership class,  etc.
  • The chapter must participate in an alcohol and other drug educational intervention (90% of members attending) by May 1, 2018.
  • The chapter must co-host, with the IFC, a hazing educational for the chapter (90%) and members of the IFC community no later than October 1, 2018.
  • The chapter’s new members must attend the IFC’s, New Member Day program
  • The chapter must meet with Risk Management Expert, Kim Novak, during her campus visit (August 2018).
  • Chapter leaders will fully attend Delta Chi International’s leadership opportunities including workshops, conferences, etc. during the deferred suspension.

Sanctions not completed, but in progress. 

Delta Gamma

Alcohol at Pregame, violation of Enforcement Procedures by executive board, violation of Moratorium

April 2018

Found responsible by the PHC Judicial Board. 

Sanctions include:

  • Executive board hold a retreat prior August 20, 2018 with a special focus on position responsibilities, policy review, development of risk management procedures, and additional education on risk management.
  • Present Risk Management 101 at chapter meeting by September 30, 2018.
  • Before the chapter’s next event, whether alcohol is present or not, chapter leadership must meet with PHC VP of Risk Reduction and Management to discuss an overall risk management plan. In addition, a Panhellenic officer must attend a portion of the chapter meeting before the event and make sure all rules and expectations are covered.
  • Chapter must meet with Risk Management Expert, Kim Novak, during campus visit (August 2018).
  • All chapter officers should attend all mandatory programming for the fall semester, including back to school workshop for Presidents, Risk Management 101, Impact, Phired Up, etc.
  • When the University of Iowa Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council Moratorium is lifted, the chapter will remain on a moratorium for an extended 6 months or until Fall Semester 2018 is completed, whichever comes first – ineligible to host events with alcohol. 

Completion required by the end of Fall 2018

Delta Zeta

Alcohol at pregame, Violation of the Moratorium

April 2018

Hearing to be scheduled with PHC Judicial Board, August 2018.

 

Delta Zeta

Alcohol at pregame, Violation of the Moratorium

April 2018

Hearing to be scheduled with PHC Judicial Board, August 2018.

 

Gamma Phi Beta

Alcohol at pregame, Violation of the Moratorium

February 2018

Found responsible by the PHC Judicial Board. 

Sanctions include:

  • Chapter must develop additional risk management and accountability procedures in consultation with the PHC VP of Standards and Accountability for social events.
  • Chapter must meet with Risk Management Expert, Kim Novak, during campus visit (March 2018).
  • Chapter must create an expectation sharing/setting module for their New Member program.
  • Chapter must plan additional events without alcohol for members only. 

Kim Novak was postponed until August 2018, all other sanctions have been completed.

Kappa Alpha Theta

Alcohol at Unregistered Event, Violation of the Moratorium

February 2018

Found responsible by the PHC Judicial Board. 

Sanctions include:

  • Chapter must meet with Risk Management Expert, Kim Novak, during campus visit (March 2018).
  • Chapter will host a workshop on personal branding and how to conduct oneself in a manner that represents oneself and the chapter well.
  • Chapter will host two events during spring 2018 to develop relationships among members of the chapter with the executive board as well as aligning personal values with those of the organization
  • Chapter is no longer in compliance with the University of Iowa Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council Alcohol Moratorium – ineligible to host a pilot program event during spring 2018.

Kim Novak was postponed until August 2018, final sanction requiring two mandatory sisterhoods is incomplete.

Kappa Kappa Gamma

Alcohol at a Registered Social Event,

Violation of the Moratorium

November 2017

Found not responsible by the PHC Judicial Board.  Issued a written warning.

 

Kappa Kappa Gamma

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

February 2018

Found not responsible** by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organization process.

 

Kappa Sigma

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

October 2017

Found responsible by the IFC Judicial Board. 

Sanctions include:

  • Co-Host/sponsor an educational program for the FSL community with a well-known risk management expert.
  • The chapter must participate in an additional chapter remediation (i.e. extensive educational/consulting program) in conjunction with the speaker utilized in the first sanction with a minimum of 90% of all members in attendance.
  • The Chapter will remain on a moratorium of social events with alcohol for six months after the moratorium in the fraternity/sorority community is lifted.

Chapter completed the remediation sanction, but will not complete the other 2 sanctions until fall of 2018 at the earliest.

Phi Delta Theta

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

January 2018

Found not responsible by the IFC Judicial Board. 

 

Phi Delta Theta

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

February 2018

Found not responsible by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

 

Phi Delta Theta

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

May 2018

Placed on deferred judgement by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

 

Pi Kappa Alpha

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

November 2018

Placed on deferred judgement by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

 

Pi Kappa Alpha

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

October 2017

Responsible. 

Sanctions include:

  • Co-Host/sponsor an educational program for the FSL community with a well-known risk management expert.
  • The chapter must participate in an additional chapter remediation (i.e. extensive educational/consulting program) in conjunction with the speaker utilized in the first sanction with a minimum of 90% of all members in attendance.
  • The Chapter will remain on a moratorium of social events with alcohol for six months after the moratorium in the fraternity/sorority community is lifted.

Chapter completed the remediation sanction, but will not complete the other 2 sanctions until fall of 2018 at the earliest.

Sigma Chi

Code of Student Life, Rules

3. Alcohol,

9. Other violative conduct,

10. Failure to Observe Policies.

December 2017

Found responsible by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

Sanctions include:

  • The chapter is on deferred suspension through spring semester 2019.
  • The chapter must communicate about its sanctions and expectations and support for culture change to alumni by February 15, 2018.
  • The chapter must assemble a full advisory board of 3-5 members by February 1, 2018.
  • The chapter facility will be 100% alcohol free through spring semester 2020.
  • The chapter must employ a live-in house director by February 1, 2018.
  • The chapter is not allowed to participate in social events, recreational services sponsored activities, host a philanthropy, or provide community service until fall of 2018.
  • The chapter is not allowed to recruit new members without approval of their recruitment plan by Division of Student Life staff.
  • The chapter’s leadership must fully participate in community self-governance by attending all required meetings, educational programs such as back the school workshop for Presidents, Risk Management 101, Impact, Phired Up, Impact, Launch, the FSL leadership class,  etc.
  • The chapter must participate in an alcohol and other drug educational intervention (100% of members attending) by March 1, 2018.
  • The chapter must be represented in the Alternative Service and Hawkeye Service Teams course (CSIL taught three credit-hour course) in the 2018 spring semester and 2019 spring semester.
  • The chapter’s new members must attend the IFC’s, New Member Day program.
  • The chapter leadership must meet with Risk Management Expert, Kim Novak, during her campus visit (August 2018).
  • Chapter leaders will fully attend all Sigma Chi International Fraternity leadership opportunities including workshops, conferences, etc. during the deferred suspension.
  • The chapter will receive additional staff support from the international organization, and will be supervised closely during recruitment.
  • The chapter will be subject to a membership review (conducted by the international organization) and a comprehensive, multi-phase, chapter development program.  

Some sanctions have been completed, others will be in progress through spring semester 2019.

Sigma Lambda Beta

Code of Student Life, Rule:

3. Alcohol

10. Failure to Observe Policies

August 2017

Found not responsible by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

 

Sigma Lambda Gamma

Code of Student Life, Rule:

3. Alcohol

10. Failure to Observe Policies

August 2017

Found not responsible by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

 

Sigma Nu

Code of Student Life, Rules

D.26 – Hazing, 3. - Alcohol,

9. Other violative conduct,

April 2018

Deferred judgment*** issued by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

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Sigma Nu

Unregistered Social Event

April 2018

Hearing to be scheduled with IFC Judicial Board, August 2018.

 

Sigma Nu

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

September 2017

Found not responsible by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

 

Sigma Pi

Unregistered Social Event with Alcohol

September 2017

Found not responsible by the University of Iowa through the Discipline of Student Organizations process.

 

* Responsible – based on a preponderance of the evidence, the organization committed the violation.

** Not Responsible – based on the preponderance of the evidence, we are unable to confirm the organization committed the violation.

***Deferred Judgement - based on the preponderance of the evidence, we are unable to confirm the organization committed the violation, however, the case remains open for a specified time period.

Learn more about the Code of Student Life and student organization discipline: https://dos.uiowa.edu/policies/discipline-of-registered-student-organizations/