At the direction of the President in March 2021, the Senior Vice Provost (SVP) for Student
Affairs launched a comprehensive review of Greek life at the university. This progress report provides updates and recommendations.
Update to the August 2nd announcement about a pause, that, given the progress made related to personnel, policies, and procedures, new member activities will resume in the spring semester with a projected start date in February 2022.
The Division of Student Affairs has hired Dyad Strategies, a research and consulting firm specializing in cultural and risk assessment within fraternities and sororities, to conduct a full external review of the VCU fraternity and sorority community.
On behalf of all of VCU, we continue to mourn the death of Adam Oakes, a freshman who had a promising future ahead of him. Like our community, we fervently want to understand what happened. VCU is working closely with the Richmond Police Department.