Vice Provost and Dean of Students Kenyon Bonner declined to be interviewed, and an office employee referred calls to university marketing and media relations officials. Joseph Miksch, one of those officials, released a late-day statement largely rehashing the university’s already stated position but including no specifics about the incident, nor anything about the unidentified student’s condition.
An official at Sigma Chi’s international headquarters in Evanston, Ill., however, identified its chapter at Pitt as the one involved.
“Sigma Chi International Fraternity is aware of the incident that took place with our chapter at the University of Pittsburgh in which they apparently violated several provisions of our policy on alcohol and drugs,” fraternity executive director Michael Church stated in an email. “We have placed the chapter on interim suspension while we investigate the nature of the incident.