We owe it to him. BETA’S NEW STRATEGIC PLAN
BY L. MARTIN COBB, EASTERN KENTUCKY ’96
“While it is well documented that Beta’s new strategic plan was developed in the 24 months prior to Tim’s tragic death . . . his passing only
n Saturday, January 31, 2017, twelve memunderscores the bers of the Board of Trustees and eighteen critical need for it.” members of the Foundation Board of Directors sat in a hotel conference room in Austin, Texas, and ratified a new strategic plan for the Fraternity. Recommitting to the Men of Principle initiative, with special emphasis on Brotherhood, Personal Growth and a sense of Home at all levels of the organization, the unity and enthusiasm among members of the General Fraternity’s leadership was unlike anything in modern memory. Four days later, Penn State new member Timothy Piazza lay dying on the chapter house floor just hours after his bid acceptance and induction into the Fraternity.