Anti-Hazing Advocate to Speak to IWU Community
September 12, 2005
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. –As a part of National Hazing Prevention Week, which will take place
the week of September 26, anti-hazing advocate Rick Barnes will bring hazing awareness
to Illinois Wesleyan students. His speech, titled, “Hazing: When Will it End” will
be held on Tuesday, September 27 at 7 p.m. in the Hansen Student Center (300 Beecher
The event is free and open to the public.
Barnes, who hopes to warn others about the destructive results of hazing, has been
involved professionally with higher education and student organization issues for
18 years. He currently serves on the board of directors of the North-American Interfraternity
Conference and served as the president of the Association of Fraternity Advisors (AFA)
and of the AFA Foundation. As a member of Farmhouse Fraternity, Barnes has served
eight years as an international board member and two years as vice president.
For additional information, contact Panhellenic Council President Justine Reuss at
Contact: Taylar Kuzniar, (309) 556-3181