The 8 week maximum placed on pledging a fraternity was put in place to curb hazing. In practice, however, chapters adjusted by continuing to haze “JI’s” (Just Initiated) through their first year.
Beta Theta Pi recently announced a strategic plan, and in that plan is a call for an assessment of the needs and status of its membership. Bravo – Feedback is good! I overall gave the plan a thumbs up … Continued
0.4% of applicants to open a Chick-Fil-A restaurant are accepted by the chain. More than 20,000 people apply annually, and the Chick-Fil-A headquarters selects just 75-80. That is a crazy level of selectivity, but it’s worth it. Chick-Fil-A stores outperform competitor … Continued
Delta Sigma Phi is a national fraternity with 6,000+ undergraduate members at 110+ institutions and was founded by fewer than a dozen teenagers at the City College of New York on this day in 1899. Neat! At the time the … Continued
I’ve tracked some 500 hours across the spectrum of high school and college – and I don’t feel like much of a better person for doing it. I feel more like someone trying to have my sense of entitlement … Continued
The Association for Fraternity/Sorority Advisers (AFA) Annual Meeting has come to a close, and much of what was expected took place over the weekend. Here’s some (fake) highlights (based in reality). Daily Visits to BrainyQuote.com Double During Meeting. Throughout the … Continued
Ohio State University recently placed a moratorium on fraternity activities due to the sheer number of investigations taking place. It joins a list of exclusively public, flagship institutions in 2017 to take such action, though unlike Louisiana State and Florida … Continued
While a student at Stetson University I was expected to complete a certain number of “Cultural Credits” to graduate. These credits were awarded for attending any number of programs or events within a week, including speakers or visiting a local … Continued