Kappa Alpha’s sanctions include the loss of its residence at 664 Lomita for at least two years, and a requirement to provide restitution to the University for the rent that would have been paid by students it housed there without approval.
The fraternity allowed students to reside in its house without paying room and board to the University.
As of late Monday night, the Theta Delta Chi (TDX) fraternity has gathered over 700 signatures on its campus-wide petition, originally released Sunday evening. The petition opposes to the University’s decision to remove the fraternity’s housing, the first in which consecutive failed conduct reviews — under the “Standards of Excellence” (SOE) evaluation system — directly resulted in the loss of fraternity housing.
Amid sustained student concerns, the University will complete the installation of ID card readers in the Lake Lagunita houses by May 15, according to an email from the Row’s Housing Front Desk.
Three fraternities opened their doors last weekend to the Stanford student body, with Kappa Alpha (KA), Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) and Theta Delta Chi opting to throw all-campus parties the weekend before dead week.
The new alcohol policies within fraternities come amid a larger conversation between administrators and fraternity leaders about the relationship between the Greek system, campus alcohol culture and the freshman experience.