Wabash disbands Delta Tau Delta
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. Â Wabash College is disbanding a fraternity chapter
after an 18-year-old freshman died of accidental alcohol poisoning at its
The college says itâ€™s withdrawing recognition of the Delta Tau Delta
chapter and ending its lease. Wabash officials say an investigation found
â€œa culture and practice of ungentlemanly behavior and irresponsible
Delta Tau Delta executive vice president Jim Russell says the
resolve the matter.Delta Tau Delta already had suspended the chapter following the death of
Johnny D. Smith of Tucson, Ariz.
Smith was found unconscious at the fraternity house on Oct. 5. Paramedics
pronounced him dead at the scene.
Wabash is an all-male liberal arts school of some 900 students.