Kappa Alpha Theta sorority's Oklahoma State University chapter is under interim suspension as OSU investigates allegations of a hazing incident involving 17 chapter members who could eventually be expelled, a university spokesman confirmed Friday.

Some students, who were not involved, told the university an incident happened at 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday of Homecoming Week, said Gary Shutt, OSU's communications director. Shutt said no one was injured, and police were not notified.

He would not say what the women were accused of doing but said the incident qualified as activity that causes or intends to cause physical or mental discomfort.

Kappa Alpha Theta OSU Chapter President Brianna Jett said Friday the sorority, whose Web site says it has 146 members, was in complete cooperation with the university during the review process. She would not talk about the hazing allegation.

OSU Student Affairs is reviewing the chapter and its practices, as well as the students' behavior, Shutt said. Depending on the outcome, the university spokesman said, the students could be dismissed from school.

"Hazing is strictly prohibited and the students know that and they know there are consequences,"ù Shutt said.

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