The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life and Community Involvement works with student members of UNC's 56 fraternities and sororities and those living in off-campus housing. The staff provides advising, support, training, resources, programs and services, maintains communications with faculty and alumni advisors and parents, works closely with national organizations and governing bodies, organizes leadership retreats and workshops, supports the academic performance of fraternity and sorority members, and recognizes positive achievements of individuals and organizations.
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A new $25 Greek fee was passed unanimously in the student fee advisory subcommittee’s last meeting of the year on Friday.
The University’s fraternities system is investigating nine recent reports of hazing among multiple chapters, an unusually large number that has UNC officials concerned.
The judicial arm of the University’s Interfraternity Council is investigating nine reports of hazing among multiple chapters.
UNC sororities have amped up for fall recruitment — and so has the Panhellenic Council, by updating its rules on how new members are recruited.
Head football coach Larry Fedora is going Greek. In an effort to increase enthusiasm for the football program, Fedora has been spending time with a number of student groups — most recently via dinners at different houses in the Greek community.
UNC’s fraternities have added a new member to their ranks: Sigma Phi. While the group has been a student organization at UNC since 2008, it received recognition from the Interfraternity Council Wednesday, said Jack Partain, president of the council.
Though they have not been the focus of the Greek system’s reform-minded critics in recent years, the University’s sororities are tightening the rules on how they recruit new members.
Although they are not yet recognized by the Interfraternity Council as an official brotherhood, members of the Sigma Phi Society are ready to make an impact on UNC’s Greek community.
Members of the Greek system will report back to the Board of Trustees as early as today for the first time since the board voted to reform the system’s recruitment.
Fraternity spring rush kicked off Monday night with hopes for genuine recruitment, though no chapter is actually required to take new members.
The University’s Board of Trustees mandated last year that every Greek organization offer a spring alternative to fall recruitment, but the reality might not be as clear cut.
Members of the Interfraternity Council will elect a new leader tonight. And no matter who wins, the new president will be expected to build upon a largely repaired image two years after the Greek system faced some of its darkest days.
Ana Samper isn’t looking to make radical changes to the Panhellenic Council. Samper, who was elected president of the council Monday night, said she will instead focus her efforts on perfecting projects implemented this year.
Student Body President Mary Cooper is one step closer to implementing a Safe Ride taxi program that would give off-campus students an affordable and safe transportation alternative.