As a part of your new member experience, next executive board meeting, or next retreat, take some time to look through your fraternity or sorority’s governing documents and take note of the chain of command.
Without going full crazy and suggesting that our ritual be made public then, I am listing below some ideas that our Fraternity’s leadership and chapters of our fraternity could take to heart as ways to reduce the mystery (and the resulting public anxiety/resentment) around our fraternity in a way that would help more members and the general public understand what we are about – and how beautiful it all is.
Can education exist without communication? Whether through spoken language or body language, we have evolved to learn by observing and tweaking, and that natural process seems almost entirely absent from the programming provided by fraternities and sororities, and education … Continued
Eighteen months into my work at Delta Sigma Phi we hired a new Executive Director and CEO who spent his first few months traveling the country to meet our student and alumni members. He came from outside the field … Continued
Almost every alumnus will be called upon to give their time or to give financially to their fraternity or sorority – bound by an oath many made before they were able to drink (legally). We regularly plug said oaths and … Continued