When did hazing become illegal in the NPHC?

When did hazing become illegal in the NPHC?

February 1990
In February 1990, the national presidents and leaders of eight of the nine major Black fraternities and sororities met and with consensus, banned the pledge process.

Are sororities allowed to haze?

Though sororities are often linked to frightening stories and negative stereotypes, more college students than ever are involved in Greek life in the U.S. And while hazing is illegal in 44 states, according to a 2008 study, 73 percent of students in social fraternities and sororities reported that they experienced …

Does aka Haze?

Hazing has been prohibited in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority since the organization was founded in 1908. In 1999, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority reaffirmed its total opposition to hazing with the publication of a tougher anti-hazing policy and the implementation of new procedures to identify, investigate and punish incidents.

What is aka hazing like?

Hazing is defined as an act or series of acts that include, but are not limited to: Physical acts, such as hitting, striking, laying hands upon or threatening to do bodily harm to any individual(s), while acting in one’s capacity as a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

What is the difference between NPHC and NPC?

National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) — NPC is the governing body composed of 26 national women’s fraternities. National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) — NPHC is the governing body composed of the 9 national historically African-American fraternities and sororities.

Do HBCU frats haze?

Hazing is an addition to the official process sanctioned by the national organization. Some black sorority chapters continue the traditional, old-school pledge process, now synonymous with hazing, irrespective of the National Pan-Hellenic Council’s (“NPHC”) 1990 ban on pledging in black sororities.

Can I be in NPC and NPHC?

First of all, if a person (white or otherwise) is already a member of an IFC or NPC frat/sorority, they cannot join an NPHC frat/sorority, and vice versa.

What is a IFC sorority?

An IFC exists where there are two or more NIC member (or non-member) fraternities on a campus. The Council’s purpose is to advance fraternity on campus and provide interfraternal leadership to the entire community.