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Consideration of Greek System at UMW in Va. on Hold

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) - The University of Mary Washington's consideration of establishing a Greek fraternity and sorority system is on hold.

President Richard Hurley has placed a moratorium on the proposal.

Hurley announced the moratorium on Monday in a university-wide email. Hurley says it's not the time to move forward on establishing a Greek system.

The decision comes in the wake of an article published last month by Rolling Stone magazine that described a woman's account of a gang rape at a University of Virginia frat house.

Hurley says he has created a 15-member task force to recommend a plan that will ensure the University of Mary Washington is resolute in addressing issues of sexual assault.

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