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OU probe: SAE Chant Originated on National Frat Cruise

University of Oklahoma President David Boren speaks during a news conference, addressing racism on campus on Monday, March. 9, 2015 in Norman, Okla.  Boren  lambasted members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, a fraternity who participated in a racist chant caught on video and ordered that they vacate their house by Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Nick Oxford)
University of Oklahoma President David Boren speaks during a news conference, addressing racism on campus on Monday, March. 9, 2015 in Norman, Okla. (AP Photo/Nick Oxford)

Landon Haaf, WFAA-TV via USA TODAY

 
(USA Today)—The University of Oklahoma will hire a new vice president to handle diversity efforts in the wake of the racist chant that made national headlines earlier this month, the university’s president announced Friday.

University president David Boren announced the findings of the university’s investigation into the chant sung by members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon on a bus headed to a founder’s day event on March 7.

Disciplinary action against roughly 25 additional members of SAE on the bus singing the chant range from community service to sensitivity training, Boren said.

 

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