It’s been almost nine years since I started blogging about the structure and politics of Fraternity/Sorority Life. Many things have changed in the years since I launched “BondFraternal.org” in 2011. I think I am better at naming websites, for example. … Continued
It is fascinating how various quests for utopia can bring out the worst in people or groups. As many as 60 million people died in the Soviet Union’s experiment. The Chinese Cultural Revolution, in which dictator Mao Zedong endorsed violence … Continued
Working for a fraternity is difficult to explain. Higher education professionals claim that we are higher education professionals. Others say that we are non-profit organizations. Most of the general public assumes that working for a fraternity’s central office means drinking … Continued
The coalition is great in its concept, but it relies too heavily on others to act for anything to change. We can change how we are insured, we can change how we report statistics, and we can influence what qualifies for “standards” and why generic, catch-all checklists impede the progress of the fraternity experience.