Bucknell Hazing Report Jan 2019

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1 9 Initial Report as of Jan. 15, 201 BUCKNELL UNIVERSITY TIMOTHY J. PIAZZA ANTIHAZING LAW REPORT available this five - Consistent with the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law (Act 80 of 2018), Bucknell University makes publicly - year i report of alleged incidents resulting in a charge of Hazing in violation This report law. or state Antihazing Policy of the University’s will be updated each year on Jan. 1 and Aug. 1. iii ii , the , a general description of the violat Each violation will include the name of the organization charged, the date of charge ion iv and a resolution date. findings and sanctions Reporting Period: July 1, 2018 Nov. 30, 2018 — Resolution Charge Organization General Description of Violation Findings and Sanctions Date Date a (underage provision/consumption of : Responsible Finding alcohol) 8/29/18 8/29/18 Bison Chips b (alcohol) year organizational - : Two Sanction suspension — Reporting Period: Dec. 1, 2017 June 30, 2018 NO VIOLATIONS TO REPORT 1

2 Initial Report as of Jan. 15, 201 9 — Reporting Period: July 1, 2017 Nov. 30, 2017 Resolution Charge Organization Findings and Sanctions General Description of Violation Date Date f (pledges required to carry golf Finding : Responsible bags for existing brothers) Sanctions : Social suspension until Feb. 12, 2018; adopt and implement the national new member education plan prescribed by Phi Gamma Delta 9/13/17 9/26/17 fraternity national headquarters; coordinate a hazing workshop and develop a peer mentoring and relationship building program - tional headquarters staff with fraternity na Reporting Period: Dec. 1, 2016 — June 30, 2017 NO VIOLATIONS TO REPORT Reporting Period: July 1, 2016 Nov. 30, 2016 — Resolution Charge Organization General Description of Violation Findings and Sanctions Date Date a (underage Finding provision/consumption of : Responsible alcohol) Bison Chips 10/4/16 9/17/16 b (alcohol) year organizational - : Two Sanctions suspension f (physical activity) 2016 Reporting Period: Dec. 1, 2015 — June 30, NO VIOLATIONS TO REPORT 2

3 9 Initial Report as of Jan. 15, 201 Reporting Period: July 1, 2015 — Nov. 30, 2015 NO VIOLATIONS TO REPORT June 30, 2015 Reporting Period: Dec. 1, 2014 — Resolution Charge General Description of Violation Findings and Sanctions Organization Date Date a (underage Finding : Responsible provision/consumption of - alcohol) : Two Sanctions year team probation; mandatory hazing and sexual harassment b (alcohol) & Men’s Swimming 5/15/15 4/19/15 training sessions; community service project; year members instructed - d (first Diving - prior approval for team gathering and off to write and perform a "dirt" campus housing requests; cancellation of poem about an assigned senior training trip; prepare standards of behavior member of the women's team) a (underage Finding provision/consumption of : Responsible alcohol) b (alcohol) Sanctions : Two year team probation; - Women’s 5/15/15 4/19/15 mandatory hazing and sexual harassment Swimming & Diving training sessions; community service project; - prior approval for team gathering and off campus housing requests; cancellation of training trip; prepare standards of behav ior 3

4 9 Initial Report as of Jan. 15, 201 — Reporting Period: July 1, 2014 Nov. 30, 2014 NO VIOLATIONS TO REPORT — Reporting Period: Dec. 1, 2013 June 30, 2014 Resolution Charge Findings and Sanctions Organization General Description of Violation Date Date a (underage provision/consumption of : Responsible Finding alcohol) b (alcohol) Sanctions : One game suspension for all - senior team members; establishment of team d (directing underclassmen to standards of behavior; team captains Men’s Lacrosse 4/27/14 3/16/14 perform menial tasks) required to provide weekly reports to the Deputy AD & Head Coach on team comportment and compliance with behavioral standards; team hazing education; campus - team community service project; off living restrictions i i took effect on Nov. 18, 2018. Because this is Bucknell University’s inaugural report under the new law, its format and Piazza Antihazing Law The Timothy J. content are pproaches to implementation , as institutions of higher education across Pennsylvania standardize their a ing cycles subject to revision in future report and Bucknell adjusts its practices to align more closely with the Law’s definitions and reporting requirements. ii Depending on the nature of the organization involved, a charge letter may not be issued. If no charge letter is issued, the “Date of Charge” is the date upon which the formal investigation commenced. 4

5 Initial Report as of Jan. 15, 201 9 iii he the ausing, coercing or forcing a student to do any of Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law and Bucknell University’s Antihazing Policy define T Hazing as c following: Violate Federal or State criminal law. a. ical harm. Consume any food, liquid, alcoholic liquid, drug or other substance which subjects the student to a risk of emotional or phys b. Endure brutality of a physical nature, including whipping, beating c. , branding, calisthenics or exposure to the elements. d. leep deprivation, Endure brutality of a mental nature, including actively adversely affecting the mental health or dignity of the individual, s exclusion from social contact or conduct that could result in extreme embarrassment. e. Endure brutality of a sexual nature. f. Endure any other activity that creates a reasonable likelihood of bodily injury to the student. ed most closely corresponds. The “General Description of Violation” references the section above with which the conduct alleg iv e sanctions are inclusive of all Organizations may be found responsible for conduct violations in addition to Hazing arising out of the same incident. Becaus violations, they may appear disproportionate to the particular Haz ing violation. Additionally, sanctions imposed on individual students are not reflected here. 5

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