LSU Holding a Week of Reflection for Maxwell Gruver

BATON ROUGE - As our community continues to process the tragic loss of Maxwell Gruver, LSU will hold a week of reflection and remembrance. The LSU community is asked to remember Maxwell and his family this week as they, and we, continue to grieve his untimely passing.

“This will be a week of reflection and remembrance of Maxwell Gruver,” said LSU President F. King Alexander. “During this time, we will celebrate his life and memory.  We will also re-evaluate the policies and procedures that educate and govern our Greek community.”

Tonight at 6 p.m., there is a memorial service and vigil taking place at Christ the King Catholic Church. This week is also National Hazing Prevention week, and LSU is taking part with planned Safety Month activities. For more information on LSU’s Stay Safe initiative, visit

For those who are looking for group, individual and crisis counseling, LSU Mental Health offers these services in a safe and secure environment. Appointments can be made by calling 225-578-8774, and offices are located in the second floor of the Student Health Center. For those who feel they are in a mental state requiring immediate support, The Phone, a 24/7 helpline, is available at 225-924-3900.

Greek activities continue to be suspended while the university thoroughly reviews the circumstances surrounding this tragic event.


Contact Ernie Ballard
LSU Media Relations