Statement on the Chi Chapter of Psi Upsilon at Cornell University
February 5, 2016
Psi Upsilon Fraternity has been notified of an alleged sexual assault, and subsequent arrest, of a member of the Chi Chapter at Cornell University. The fraternity has suspended all activity of the chapter and is cooperating with Cornell University during its investigation.Fraternity staff members are also traveling to Ithaca to assist in the matter.
“Sexual assault, and any form of sexual harassment, is against our policy and in opposition of the values of Psi Upsilon” said Executive Director Thomas Fox. “Our chapter is cooperating with Cornell’s investigation into this matter and any members involved will be held accountable. The Chi Chapter at Cornell has a distinguished history with the University and we are committed to continuing to be a benefit to Cornell and the Ithaca Community. “
Psi Upsilon’s Chi Chapter at Cornell University was chartered in 1876. Psi Upsilon Fraternity was founded in 1833 at Union College in Schenectady, NY and currently has 28 active chapters and colonies in the United States and Canada.