Penn State disciplines seven students in connection with the death of Timothy Piazza
Violations included ‘hazing’ and ‘creating a condition that endangers’
Seven students have been punished for violations of Penn State’s Student Code of Conduct, according to an announcement from the school on Tuesday.
Violations including “hazing” and “creating a condition that endangers” resulted in penalties ranging from probation to expulsion. Specifics were not released due to student privacy issues.
Nineteen students chose to take “conduct withdrawals” before the disciplinary process was completed. The students cannot return unless the process is completed, according to Penn State. Six of the students investigated for misconduct were not charged with any violations.
“We remain resolved to focus, as we always do, on student safety and well-being, and will continue to hold accountable any individuals or student organizations that put others in danger,” Penn State President Eric Barron said in a statement.