Cornell Frat Disbanded After Hazing Incident

By Matt Hicks
By Callan Gray

Cornell Frat Disbanded After Hazing Incident

January 10, 2013 Updated Jan 10, 2013 at 9:49 PM EDT

Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton) After what officials are calling a "sexually humiliating" hazing process, one Cornell Fraternity is disbanded.

Tau Epsilon Phi will no longer be recognized by the Ivy League campus after an recent incident that hospitalized two pledges.

While some of the alleged hazing events remain unclear, members of the Cornell Interfraternity Council confirm reports that pledges were left only in their underwear before having it ripped off of them.

It will be at least four years before the fraternity can once again be recognized at Cornell. That is, unless they win an appeal.

The chapter at Cornell was the fraternity's oldest chapter.

This incident comes amidst a hazing ban on the Cornell Campus imposed following the 2011 hazing death of 19-year-old George Desdunes.

His death was alcohol related.

A court had ordered the fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon to pay out $12,000 in fines after the incident.