MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut. – A Connecticut private liberal arts college is dedicated to re a fraternity house next fall after the school revoked its status through a requirement that the residential fraternities to accept women.
The Hartford Courant reports the judge Monday also ordered Wesleyan University to pay the Delta Kappa Epsilon almost $412,000 in the attorneys ‘ fees and other costs.
In June, a jury found the school in violation of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act, made negligent representations and interfered with Delta Kappa Epsilon’s business relationships.
The fraternity alumni chapter was awarded $386,000 in damages.
Wesleyan announced the co-ed requirement in 2014, as part of a strategy for creating a safer, more inclusive campus. Later withdrawn, is the fraternity housing status, and says that the chapter is not “meaningful steps” in the direction of co-ed.
Wesleyan says it will appeal on Monday’s ruling.
Information: Hartford Courant, http://www.courant.com