Topics: Interfraternity Council

The Interfraternity Council is a governing body of 23 fraternity chapters at UNC. The IFC promotes the development of fraternity men, providing numerous leadership opportunities, friendships and more. It is the largest men's organization on campus.

The four core values are scholarship, campus involvement, brotherhood and philanthropy. Many chapters were founded before 1900, and the IFC takes tradition very seriously. 

Groups fly 1,400 flags for mental health awareness in the quad

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Mental health awareness was on full display in the quad on Friday.


Fraternities consider impact of social probation exceptions

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When sanctions for fraternities in UNC’s Interfraternity Council are decided by the IFC’s own Greek Judicial Board, the punishments tend to come with exceptions.


Kansas State lawsuit sparks conversation about off-campus sexual assault

The effects of two Kansas State University students’ sexual assault lawsuits are stretching nationwide — reigniting issues of sexual assault in Greek life.


Sigma Nu under investigation for alleged risk management violations

UNC’s chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity is under investigation for alleged risk management violations. The chapter is currently suspended by its national headquarters pending the outcome of the investigation.


Fraternities' off-campus status complicates University relationship

Unlike some other campuses, fraternity houses at UNC are privately owned. Although fraternities are under the umbrella of student organizations, the space they use is not University-controlled.


Raise cholesterol and lower drunk driving rates

UNC’s Sigma Phi Epsilon is hosting a pumpkin pie-eating contest tonight to take a stand against drunken driving.


Opinion: More information is needed on the free Uber project

The idea of subsidized Uber travel is an exciting one. Under a proposal led by National Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council leaders, travel via Uber ride-sharing would be subsidized for UNC students


Half of IFC frats have completed One Act training

The Interfraternity Council passed an amendment one year ago this month requiring all new members to complete a University-approved sexual assault and violence prevention training program. 


Fraternities see full participation in One Act training for Greeks

With Sexual Assault Awareness Month winding down, UNC’s Interfraternity Council can boast 100 percent compliance with new sexual assault prevention training mandates.


NC State administrators, students react to 'troubling' fraternity book

A notebook allegedly connected to N.C. State University’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity — filled with racially charged and sexually derogatory comments — has sparked a temporary suspension for the fraternity and widespread reactions on campus.


Greeks serve the Chapel Hill community

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For 10 years, DKE sponsors professorship

Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity is dedicated to keeping UNC at the top of its academic game.

In 2000, Edward “Tee” Baur, an alumnus of Delta Kappa Epsilon, began fundraising efforts to create the Delta Kappa Epsilon Distinguished Professorship, which established a chair endowed by the fraternity to be awarded to an outstanding member of the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences.


Fraternity homes bring friends together

For many students, the beautiful Southern mansions that flank the east side of Columbia Street are a mystery. For others, they’re just home.


University of Virginia fraternities face stricter rules

After a near eight-week suspension, Greek life at the University of Virginia resumed in time for the spring semester, but not without a price: a set of new, stricter policies regarding social events at fraternities and sororities.


Assault victim says police mishandled case

The victim of an assault in Fraternity Court Friday said police failed to give him an opportunity to fairly identify his assailant.


Police looking into assault at fraternity

Chapel Hill police are investigating an aggravated assault that occurred at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity Thursday night.


Renovations delay Chi Phi fraternity hire

Chi Phi is renovating its house to provide living quarters for a live-in house director whose presence has been required by national sanctions.


Fraternities required to undergo One Act training

An amendment to the Interfraternity Council’s constitution requiring each fraternity to undergo a University-approved sexual assault and violence prevention program at least once every two years takes effect this fall.


University investigates pre-rush practices, impromptu meeting held

The University is investigating fraternities after several students were transported to the hospital for alcohol-related cases from fraternity houses the weekend of Aug. 15.


Chi Phi fraternity to be reviewed further by Standards Review Board

The Interfraternity Council’s Greek Judicial Board hearings concluded last week, leaving Pi Lambda Phi on social probation for the fall and sending Chi Phi to their Standards Review Board for a more intensive review.


Alpha Sigma Phi colony grows on campus

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Last summer, UNC sophomores and roommates Connor DeHaven and Corey Cobb spent hours thinking about how they were going to leave their mark on campus.