Salisbury University has suspended its Phi Beta Sigma fraternity chapter for hazing, after members were reported to have hit pledges with paddles and held forced workouts at an off-campus house, school officials said.
The chapter of fewer than 10 students was suspended through the spring 2017 semester, Salisbury Dean Valerie Randall-Lee said.
Neither Phi Beta Sigma's national executive director nor the local chapter could be reached for comment Monday evening.
Randall-Lee said an initial hazing report in October could not be confirmed, but a second tip the following month led the university to investigate and suspend the fraternity. The incident is under a separate...