Terminated: UW Chi Phi fraternity no longer recognized by Interfraternity Council due to hazing

MADISON (AP) — The Chi Phi fraternity chapter at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has been terminated as a student organization after a university investigation found the organization hazed members.

University spokesman Eric Knueve said in a statement Wednesday that the investigation concluded that the chapter forced underage members to drink excessively, engaged in food deprivation and violated rules against humiliating, degrading and sexualized conduct.

Knueve says the dean of students received reports of hazing in January and placed the chapter on interim suspension. He says the fraternity is no longer recognized by the Interfraternity Council.

The fraternity can appeal the Committee on Student Organizations' decision.