Fraternities claw back their Fourth Amendment rights in new Indiana University agreement - The College Fix
"Indiana University-Bloomington Greek organizations have beaten back an administration proposal to search their homes without a warrant – but not without exposing a generational divide between Greeks.
They got “95 percent of what they wanted” in a new housing contract, including explicit recognition of their Fourth Amendment rights, a recently graduated fraternity leader told The College Fix in a phone interview.
Fraternities had to overcome opposition from within their own alumni ranks, with older members using the adage “If you have nothing to hide, there’s nothing to worry about,” said Matt Shute, who led the fight as president of IUB’s Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter last year.
Redlined versions of IUB’s new agreements with “housed Greek organizations” and their house corporations show that the administration must meet stricter requirements to enter and inspect Greek houses than originally proposed.
In a complete reversal, the school is not allowed to conduct “environmental health inspections” unless specifically requested by an organization or its house corporation – and IUB will pay for it..."