Delta Gamma Fraternity statement regarding member death at Auburn University:
Delta Sigma chapter of Delta Gamma Fraternity at Auburn University tragically lost one of
their members, Lauren Burk on March 5, 2008.
The proper city, university and Fraternity officials have all been notified and are taking the
appropriate steps in investigating the situation. Chapter members have been encouraged to
cooperate with the authorities.
Considering the unexpected and disturbing nature of the situation, the women of Delta
Gamma have reacted with immense concern. A Regional Fraternity officer will be traveling
to Auburn to support the chapter. Delta Gamma Fraternity will partner with the University
to support the chapter as they come to terms with the loss of their sister and friend. Delta
Gammas across the country offer hope and friendship to Lauren's family and all who have
been affected by this tragedy.
Details for a memorial service will be provided as they become available.
Direct any inquires or concerns to Delta Gamma Regional Collegiate Specialist: Brenda
Larsh, RCS3Brenda@deltagamma.org or staff Collegiate Development Specialist: Katie
Delta Gamma Fraternity, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is an international women's
fraternity with more than 200,000 members throughout the United States and Canada.
Delta Gamma fosters high ideals among women, promotes educational and cultural interests,
creates a true sense of social responsibility and instills the best qualities of character in its