published Friday, September 28th, 2012

UT closes Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, site of reported alcohol enema incident

The University of Tennesse chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity in Knoxville.
The University of Tennesse chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity in Knoxville.
Photo by The Knoxville News Sentinel /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

KNOXVILLE — University of Tennessee administrators today indefinitely suspended the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity on campus and ordered the Zeta Chapter house on Fraternity Park Drive to be vacated in nine days.

The suspension and closure come on the heels of a reported alcohol enema at the fraternity house last weekend that sent one member to a hospital in critical condition.

University officials today announced that the fraternity has "pleaded guilty to seven specific charges of misconduct related to an underage alcohol consumption incident on September 22 and two charges related to an incident on Aug. 31."

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