SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) The University of Scranton has wrapped up into its investigation of hazing allegations among members of the University’s Women’s and Men’s swim team.
The investigation started back in February.
Today the University sent out state saying the University has concluded its investigation and adjudication of violations of our Hazing, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Misconduct, and Alcohol policies by some members of the Women’s and Men’s Swimming teams.
In accordance with the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA), the University cannot and will not discuss the status or outcome of conduct cases for individual students.
On May 3, Athletic Director David Martin met with members of the Women’s and Men’s Swimming teams to discuss the findings of the investigation and positive and safe ways for the teams to move forward that are consistent with the University’s Catholic and Jesuit values.
The interim suspension of both teams was lifted, This clears the teams to represent the University at athletic competitions and activities, effective immediately.
The teams will be on probation through the 2016-2017 academic year, during which members must participate in educational programing and community service.