QUARTERLY Volume 118 | Issue 3 | Fall 2022 The Gateway to Growth The International Convention Returns for the First Time in Four Years IN THIS ISSUE 62nd International Convention Recap | The Desk of Myron McKee Crandall The Delta Chi Awards
Research shows fraternity membership connects men to the university in a way non-members simply don’t experience. They’re more satisfied as students, and they are more likely to recommend and give back to their alma mater as alumni.
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I believe brotherhood is a two-way street. If we accept the advantages of our shared fraternity experience, we must also live up to the obligations. I have accepted the advantages that our great fraternity has to offer and I feel an obligation to give back. I hope you will join me in sharing your time, talent, and resources so that we may continue to make a difference in the lives of our members and beyond!
DEPARTMENTS 3 Barrister Capital 8 New Founders & Officer Emeriti 9 Order of the White Carnation 22 Changes to Delta Chi Law 23 Founders Day 24 Keeping in Touch Farewell and Parting 26 Convention 2024
Students spend 90% of their time outside the classroom. Fraternities capitalize on those hours by preparing men for success in college and in their future far beyond what their
Fraternity members experience stronger mental health
Fraternities create a lifelong connection to campus, community, and friends
Fraternity men are more engaged inside and outside of the classroom than their non-member peers. They’re also more connected to their local communities, with research showing they spend significantly more time volunteering than non-affiliated students.
hen Delta Chi was founded at Cornell University, males made up 90% of the student body. Today, the number of men going to college has reached an all-time low of 40% nationally, and only 59% of men who start at a four-year university receive a diploma. As we mark our 132-year history, the Fraternity experience matters more than ever and research shows just how important we are to collegiate men.
FROM THE “AA”
Over the last three years, more than 20 organizations—from Gallup to Pew— have conducted research on fraternity life. These reports reveal the positive impact of today’s fraternity experience in the lives of college students and alumni—long after they graduate. Here are three key takeaways:
Today’s Men Need Delta Chi More Than Ever
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Patrick Alderdice, 54th “AA” Ball State ’92 New Founder
Delta Chi’s 62nd International Convention kicked off on the evening of Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency – St. Louis at the Arch Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, welcoming brothers and guests from across the world for the first time in four years.
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In the Bond,
Fraternities empower students to create a strong support system. Research shows that the connection men find in fraternities can create a strong sense of belonging and lead members to have more positive mental health than other students. The higher sense of support men receive in fraternities has been tied to lower anxiety and depression levels. Fraternities are an accelerator for success in college and beyond
Presented for the first time as a video at the 62nd International Convention, Retiring “AA” Aaron Otto shared a unique and captivating story about the acquisition of a piece of Delta Chi history, originally belonging to one the Founders.
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Fraternity members also report higher levels of interaction with people different from themselves, leading to them being better prepared than their peers to join a diverse workforce and community.
Each year, Delta Chi recognizes its collegiate chapters, alumni chapters, members, volunteers, and campus professionals for the amazing things they do on campus, in the Fraternity, in their careers, and in society at large. Delta Chi introduced several new awards and recognition opportunities for members.
While collegiate men face strong headwinds overall, the research clearly demonstrates the positive impact of today’s fraternity experience. Now, it’s up to us to share this good news with our friends and family so they can see the positive impact Delta Chi is having in the lives of our members.
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62nd INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION THE 4 Delta Chi Quarterly 62ND INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION DELTA CHI GATEWAY TO GROWTH ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
While heavy rainfall drenched the St. Louis-area and forced the cancellation of the Kimball Golf Classic, there was still much excitement about the slate of activities taking place Friday, July 29, 2022. Special guests Dr. Matthew Richardson, Duquesne ’09, TJ Burch, Kansas State ’22, and Kim Burch were on-hand for an emotional presentation of the documentary Breathe, Nolan, Breathe, followed by a Q&A session. Retired Major General Troy Kok, Central Missouri ’87, led a leadership luncheon which was followed by a unique opportunity for collegiate members to receive career coaching and take part in educational breakout sessions. At the conclusion of business, Delta Chi members took over Busch Stadium for a private event hosted at the home of the St. Louis Cardinals. Convention attendees and guests were able to enjoy food and drinks on the field, as well as opportunities to pitch in the bullpen and hit in the batting cages. The night concluded with receptions for the first-ever Delta Chi Pride legacy group and the Delta Chi Military Alliance legacy group.
Casey Cornelius, the Founder and President of ForCollegeForLife, kicked off the final day with “Be the Man,” the final program in Delta Chi’s three-part keynote speaker series. A day loaded with educational breakout sessions had an awards-based luncheon intermission, eventually leading to the closing banquet on Saturday night. Additional awards were presented, including the Delta Chi of the Year, the Chicago Cup, and the President’s Cup, and the new Executive Council was sworn into office. Attendees were shown a preview for the 2024 Convention location and, at long last, members closed out the Gateway to Growth by singing the Bond Song.
elta Chi’s 62nd International Convention kicked off on the evening of Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency –St. Louis at the Arch Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. With staff on-hand to assist arriving guests with registration, brothers and guests from across the world were able to gather before the start of scheduled events and enjoy fellowship and fun. 53rd International President and current Retiring “AA” Aaron Otto hosted an early session that served as Convention orientation, which allowed first-time attendees to learn more about Convention and the upcoming schedule of events. Convention officially kicked off in the Grand Ballroom with dinner, introductions of honorable attendees, roll call, a presentation of a check to the V Foundation for Cancer Research, and the announcement of several award-winners, which included composite awards for chapters, officer awards, and alumni recognition.
Following the completion of awards, Otto presented a video about meeting the granddaughters of founder Myron McKee Crandall and accruing an original desk belonging to Crandall, which is now displayed at the HeadquartersInternationalMuseum in Indianapolis, Indiana. Upon the conclusion of business, ComedySportz, an all-ages improv comedy group, closed out the day with a performance.
Thursday, July 28, 2022 signaled the official start of Delta Chi business. Following regional caucuses, in which attendees learned more about the state of each region, delegates and attendees gathered in the Grand Ballroom to discuss pending legislation and conduct business of the Fraternity. Following the official Convention photograph at the Arch and a working lunch, candidates running for positions on the Executive Committee were able to participate in candidate caucuses, where attendees could meet with the candidates and get their perspectives on how they would lead the Fraternity. After voting, results were announced in the evening. Delta Chi is excited to share that Patrick Alderdice, Ball State ’92, was elected the 54th International President,
Matthew Gorney, State
Matthew Gorney, Kansas State ’06, was elected the 44th International Secretary, and Mark Sexton, Missouri ’92, was elected the 48th International Treasurer. Upon the completion of a full day of business, members gathered for ritual exemplification to further explore the meaning of Delta Chi’s ritual among hundreds of brothers.
“AA” Ball State 1992
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Congratulations to the newly elected International Officers
Patrick J. Alderdice,
“DD” Missouri 1992
Parliamentarian Donald E. LaPlante S. California 1981
Raymond D. Galbreth, Sr. Executive Director Emeritus
David B. Jenks Massachusetts 1986
43rd “AA” Elected in 1990 Gregory F. Hauser Michigan State 1975
Edward Fusco Embry-Riddle 1973
Patrick J. Alderdice Ball State 1992
David K. Weber Cornell 1968
Gregory F. Hauser Michigan State 1975
Past “AA”s Present
Paul R. Welke Alberta 2004 William A. Williams Gannon 1983
Mark P. Schramka Northwestern 1999
Kevin M. Emery California Univa-PA 1999
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45th “AA” Elected in 1994 Larry K. Nothnagel Truman State 1979
Chad Wolett Arizona 1994
John S. Ziegler Louisiana Tech 2001
Officer Emeriti Present
Regent, Region III Grant Herrin LSU 2007
Vice Regent, Region VII Darrell McTague Massachusetts 2011
Steven Ankeny Tri-State 2003
Larry K. Nothnagel “AA” Emeritus
Regent, Region II Josh Klein Massachusetts 2011
Executive Director Jerod L. Breit Cent. Missouri 2004
Ken Shepard Long Beach 1977
Regent, Region IX Greg Caufman Virginia Tech 1995
Don LaPlante Southern California 1981
46th “AA” Elected in 1996 Paul W. Bohlman Ohio State 1970
Steven R. Michels Marquette 1987
Patrick F. Weber Oklahoma 1987
Patrick F. Weber Oklahoma 1987
Dave C. Cloutier Embry-Riddle 1992
Monte L. Johnson Ohio State 1969
Michael L. Carroll Auburn 1971
Rev. Mark D. Sluss “BB” Emeritus Bill Tallman “CC” Emeritus
44th “AA” Elected in 1992 Michael L. Carroll Auburn 1971
Keith R. Shriver Florida 1979
Additional Dignitaries Present
David K. Weber Cornell 1968
Regent, Region IV Mark Sexton Missouri 1992
Miles Washburn Massachusetts 1987
Phil Yang Abracadabra 1980
Gregory F. Hauser “AA” Emeritus
“AA” Aaron Otto Kansas State 1998
James R. Davis Appalachian State 2002
Regent, Region V Max Harper Ferrum 2017
Paul W. Bohlman Ohio State 1970
48th “AA” Elected in 2002 Charles A. Mancuso Florida State 1984
Alan J. Udell Wisconsin 1991
David W. Hartman Penn State 1986
Retiring “AA” Miles Washburn Massachusetts 1987
John Kattenberg Kansas State 2003 Mark W. McKean Embry-Riddle 1978
Col. James P. Sheahan, Sr. Missouri 1979
Dr. Richard N. McKaig Ball State 1966
John L. Mica Florida 1967
John M. Shelby Sacramento 1986
Steven P. Bossart Kent State 1990
Tom S. Horowitz Michigan State 1984
Members of The Board of Regents Present
Regent, Region VI Nik Kern Southern Illinois 2006
John G. Tunila Connecticut 1981
Michael L. Carroll Auburn 1971
Trenton G. Behr Omaha 2021
Paul D. Obear Purdue 1987
Lyle E. Sprinkle Georgia Tech 1996
New Founders Present
Andrew W. Ritosa Case Western Reserve 2015 Matthew G. Rolland Delaware 1992
Members of the Order of the White Carnation Present
Cody Schrock Oregon State 2007
2022 Convention Honoree
Nicholas J. Ohl Northwestern 2016
47th “AA” Elected in 1998 William A. Williams Gannon 1983
Charles A. Mancuso Florida State 1984
Edward Fusco Embry-Riddle 1973
C.J. Costas Iowa 2005
Legal Advisor David Gault Illinois State 1981
“DD” Ron Martin New Haven 1987
Regent, Region I Cody Schrock Oregon State 2007
Rod Arnold Texas A&M 1988
Michael J. Parker Miami 2019
Robert D. Hendershot Purdue 1972
49th “AA” Elected in 2004 Steven P. Bossart Kent State 1990 50th “AA” Elected in 2008 Tom S. Horowitz Michigan State 1987 51st “AA” Elected in 2010 R.C. Damle Texas 2001 52nd “AA” Elected in 2012 Miles Washburn Massachusetts 1987
Steven R. Michels Marquette 1987
James D. Turk Florida 1968
Regent, Region VIII Ben Dundas South Florida 2009
mmortalized at the International Headquarters in Indianapolis, Delta Chi celebrates the Fraternity’s decorated lineup and history of the Officer Emeritus. At the 62nd International Convention in St. Louis, we were thrilled to recognize the following for their meritorious and conspicuous service to Delta Chi:
“Upon recommendation of the Board, the Convention may designate one or more outstanding men who have formerly served “AA”, “CC”, “DD” or “BB” of the Fraternity as “AA” Emeritus, “CC” Emeritus, “DD Emeritus, or “BB” Emeritus. The Board designate or their retirement or leaving
New Founders of Delta Chi
t the 62nd International Convention, the Delta Chi Fraternity and the Educational Foundation were proud to recognize five New Founders of Delta Chi, two of whom were named posthumously for their contributions. New Founders are recognized donors who achieve a specific lifetime giving level to Delta Chi. In recognition of their contributions, three identical charcoal portraits will be commissioned, with one portrait presented to the donor’s family, one to the donor’s chapter, and the final displayed at the International Headquarters. Each New Founder is presented with a key-shaped lapel pin that can be worn at any time and a New Founder’s Medallion, to be worn at International Conventions and other formal affairs. The medallion is the same as the international officers (“AA”, “CC”, or “DD”) and Order of the White Carnation, but is displayed with a purple ribbon.
The plaque reads:
more outstanding men as Emeritus upon
other fraternity positions. Such designation shall be for meritorious and conspicuous service to the Fraternity. Any person so designated shall retain the title for life.” 8 Delta Chi Quarterly MichaelAuburnCarroll’71 “AA” Emeritus BillGannonWilliams’83 “AA” Emeritus ThomasFloridaMaroldy’58 Reached 2nd Degree New RecognizedFounderAugust 2020 (posthumous) John LouisianaZieglerTech’01 Reached 2nd Degree New RecognizedFounderJuly2022 Ed Embry-RiddleFusco ’73 Reached 2nd Degree New RecognizedFounderApril2022 Ralph Embry-RiddleFabozzi’73 Recognized September 2021 (posthumous) Chad Wolett Arizona State ’94 Recognized February 2022 John SacramentoShelby’86 “DD” Emeritus
To be inducted into the Order of the White Carnation, the members of the Order must meet prior to Convention and collectively decide on who is a deserving recipient. The Order presented four members for consideration, which included
David Edwards Georgia Southern ’86
“This is what being in a fraternity is all about,” Yull said. “It’s about the good times, it’s about the bad times, it’s about the sad times that you spend with your brothers. It is a true brotherhood of a lifetime.”
Bill Tallman, Embry-Riddle ’95, Rusty Yull III, Whitewater ’82, David Edwards, Georgia Southern ’86, and Jim Marascio, Bryant ’93. All members were confirmed by a unanimous standing ovation.
“I’m overwhelmed to be standing up here with gentlemen like this,” Brother Edwards said. “I encourage you to seek this same opportunity by being an excellent brother in the Delta Chi Fraternity.”
The Order of theWhite Carnation
he Order of the White Carnation was created by a unanimous vote at the 1975 Convention to recognize members of Delta Chi who give meritorious and inconspicuous service to the Fraternity. It is of the highest honors a member can receive. Of the 130,000 members in the history of Delta Chi, only 44 have been inducted into the Order. Speaking at the 62nd International Convention on behalf of the Order was Brother John Mica, Florida ’67, a U.S. Representative who served Florida’s 7th Congressional District from 1993 to 2017. Brother Mica was also recognized as the Delta Chi of the Year in 2005. He was inducted into the Order of the White Carnation in 2010.
Rusty Yull III Whitewater ’82
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Of the 20 living members of the Order of the White Carnation, 18 were in attendance for the Gateway to Growth. Brother Mica recognized three members of the Order who passed away since the 2018 Convention, which included brothers Ham Henderson, Northwest Missouri ’82, Patrick Phelan, Embry-Riddle ’72, and Ken Shepard, Long Beach ’77. They were honored with a moment of silence.
“Wow,” Brother Marascio exclaimed. “I had guys in my chapter that encouraged me to be involved. When I graduated, I had alumni that encouraged me to be involved. I just kept doing what people asked me to do. If you encourage the others in the room, or the other guys in your chapter, you never know. They may be up here with us some day.”
“Thank you so much,” Brother Tallman said upon his recognition. “I’m so proud to be here and be in the company of these men. Thank you for this honor and I’m going to continue to earn it every day.”
In exchanging information, it was discovered that, considerably later in life, Crandall went into business with a lawyer named Fred Cronmiller. Cronmiller worked with a young, newlyestablished lawyer, Lee, who turned out to be the husband of Armstrong; a lucky connection that benefitted the family. Upon retiring, Cronmiller revealed that he had in his possession all of the furniture originally belonging to Crandall. This information was kept in mind until the relocation of the Delta Chi International Headquarters in 2019, which opened up a
Presented for the first time at the 62nd International Convention, Retiring “AA” Aaron Otto, Kansas State ’98, previewed a video that told a unique and captivating story to Convention attendees regarding the acquisition of a piece of Delta Chi history. What began as a series of chance events in 2007 led to establishing crucial relationships that would eventually lead to opportunities otherwise thought improbable. Born 27 August 1867 in East Winfield, New York. As a youth, he attended the public schools of West Winfield, Cooperstown High School, and finally the Utica Free Academy.
Crandall died 25 August 1931, two days before his sixty-fourth birthday, in West Winfield. He was buried in the East Winfield cemetery located approximately 2 miles east of West Winfield.
“I know when I got the call, I just couldn’t believe it,” Evans recalls. “The more (Otto) talked and the more we found out about Grandpa Crandall, we were just very excited.”
understand you’re looking for Myron McKee Crandall,’” Otto recalled from the conversation. “I said, ‘Yes I am, can you help me with that?’ She said, ‘Yes I can, I’m his granddaughter.”
n 2007, Otto traveled to Ithaca, New York to take part in the rededication of the Cornell Chapter house following massive renovations. The trip posed a unique opportunity for Otto to not just take part in a celebration with the founding chapter of Delta Chi, but to also search for the gravesites of the 11 founders of the Fraternity. It was discovered through the process that the Fraternity was aware of most, but not all, of the gravesites. Among the missing was Myron McKee Crandall who, along with Monroe Marsh Sweetland, claims credit for the name “Delta Chi” and the creation of the Fraternity’s badge.
After establishing the connection, Otto later made a trip in October 2007 to meet not one, but two of Crandall’s granddaughters; the other being Joan Evans.
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A PIECE OF DELTA THE DESK OF MYRON
“As I remember that phone call going, (Judy Armstrong) said ‘I
In gathering information, Otto knew that Crandall was buried in a city named East Winfield, New York. The problem was that East Winfield is no longer a city – it doesn’t exist anymore - making it extremely difficult to know where Crandall was actually laid to rest. After contacting a city official from West Winfield, Otto received an unexpected phone call from a lady name Judy Armstrong.
“I had a friend, his name was Gary Griffith,” Armstrong said. “He does a wonderful job, so … he did it.” What Armstrong was referring to was the full restoration of both the chair and desk. Two items that were riddled with wear and tear were restored to their former glory. It was far more than Otto and Martin could ask for, yet a demonstration that values and a dedication to service ran in the family. Again, to their surprise, additional items were provided with
DELTA CHI HISTORY
Befitting of the story, the family, and the generosity in donating the items, Crandall was also the featured founder on the official Convention coin in 2022; a fitting tribute. The desk is just one way that the Fraternity can maintain a sense of connectedness to those that established Delta Chi and celebrate their legacies and the undeniable impact and resonance they’ve had on the lives of so many. If you’re in Indianapolis, stop in and see the desk, as well as many other historical items, at the International Headquarters Museum.
In a collaborative effort between Otto and former “DD” Ron Martin, New Haven ’87, arrangements were made to acquire a desk and chair originally belonging to Crandall and have it shipped to the new International Headquarters. Two pieces that had shown a considerable amount of age and degradation from the years, Otto and Martin were surprised to find that special arrangements had been made prior to the items being shipped.
the desk, which included a portrait of Crandall, an original schedule of fees from 1928 belonging to Crandall for attorney expenses, and rate sheets, which outlined the cost of legal expenses such as having a will or a deed published.
MYRON MCKEE CRANDALL
“I know when I got the call, I just couldn’t believe it,” Evans recalls. “The more (Otto) talked and the more we found out about Grandpa Crandall, we were just very excited.”
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considerable amount of space for the Fraternity to consider the acquisition of additional historical items.
“That all sits in a large corner of our museum at our headquarters in Indianapolis,” Otto said. “We’re very grateful for the desk, the restoration was wonderful, we raised a little bit of money to get it to Indianapolis … it’s a real treat.”
Georgia Tech Georgia Institute of Technology
The Kansas State Chapter strives to advance Delta Chi’s four core values to a level beyond standard expectations. The Chapter logged over 1,200 hours of community service during the 2021-2022 academic year, which averaged out to 11.29 hours per member. Community service events included highway cleanups, serving breakfast to youths as “Santa’s helpers,” shoveling snow from driveways and sidewalks, and spending time with Habitat for Humanity. The Chapter raised nearly $4,500 for charity with $2,500 going to the V Foundation for Cancer Research, Delta Chi’s international philanthropic partner.
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The Delta Chi Fraternity and its staff are beyond proud of the way our members and friends of the Fraternity have continued to live our values, uphold our Basic Expectations, and consistently set the bar for a better tomorrow. This year marked the first time in four years that awards were presented at Convention, a welcome return following the cancellation of Convention in 2020.
Each year, Delta Chi recognizes its collegiate chapters, alumni chapters, members, volunteers, and campus professionals for the amazing things they do on campus, in the Fraternity, in their careers, and in society at large. It is the Fraternity’s goal to promote these achievements and the awards and recognition program affords recipients the opportunity to showcase their outstanding performances over the past academic year.
The 2022 Delta Chi Awards
Delta Chi’s most coveted and prestigious award is the President’s Cup. Each year, Delta Chi recognizes the top-four chapters in both the red and buff divisions. The President’s Cup winners have demonstrated superior excellence in operational performance, while promoting a strong values-based fraternal experience and creating a measurable impact for their members, campuses, and communities.
Additionally, the Chapter hosted three philanthropic events – Carving for Cancer, March Madness Bracket Challenge, and the Jimmy Vk – raising over $5,000 in support of the V Foundation for Cancer Research.
Cal Poly California Polytechnic State University
During the 2021-2022 academic year, the Georgia Tech Chapter demonstrated excellence in membership, servant leadership, and community engagement despite the ongoing challenges with returning to in-person operations. The Chapter is the top-ranked Greek organization on campus with a combined 3.68 GPA average. Every member of the Chapter is involved in at least two other on-campus organizations and collectively created strong connections that allowed them to amplify their involvement in other areas. This includes sexual violence prevention education, an initiative aiding the Greek community on campus as whole.
The Cal Poly Chapter exemplified and upheld the values of Delta Chi, winning the Chapter of the Year award for Region II at the Regional Leadership Conference.
Kansas State Kansas State University
As an organization, the Chapter put an emphasis on involvement in the campus community. The Chapter raised nearly $3,000 for RISE SLO, an organization that supports survivors of sexual assault, sexual violence, and domestic abuse.
The Omaha Chapter is comprised of men of action that seek self-improvement and actively benefit the community. The Chapter completed 876.5 total service hours and partnered with the Ronald McDonald House to raise $1,724 to assist children needing shelter when seeking treatment at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. They raised an additional $3,436 as part of the Dance Marathon, benefitting the local children’s hospital. In benefit of the V Foundation for Cancer Research, the Chapter raised $2,248 through the Delta Chi Bracket Challenge and a local Red Bull paper airplane contest. The Chapter maintains a 3.33 average member GPA.
Omaha University of Nebraska-Omaha
Whitewater University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
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Virginia Tech Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
The Virginia Tech Chapter continues to commit to their founding principle of, “Doing Fraternity Right,” holding values above all else to create a positive impact on campus and with the Blacksburg community. Their 365-recruitment approach led to the recruitment of 34 men from diverse backgrounds during the 2021-2022 academic year. Through tabling and maintaining an innovative and interactive approach to philanthropy, the Chapter raised $12,000 for the V Foundation for Cancer Research. The members logged 1,676 hours of community service, averaging 21 hours per member. This included a joint service event with a service sorority in support of the Blacksburg Interfaith Food Pantry, where members went door-to-door to collect canned goods and non-perishables. The end result was over 300 pounds of food to help combat food insecurity in their community.
The Tri-State Chapter worked meticulously with university and community officials to bring back safe and successful events to campus. In addition to serving over 120 pounds of free chicken wings to students in the University Commons, the Chapter hosted numerous free community events at their chapter facility, which included a faculty-focused social event to connect students and professors. The Chapter created opportunities for community involvement and co-hosted events with the Christian Campus House and the newly founded Genders and Sexuality Alliance Network.
The Truman State Chapter has been consistently recognized for academic excellence and had the highest overall GPA of all IFC fraternities with a 3.60 and a new member GPA of 3.50, compared to the 3.26 campus average. The group raised $600 from calendar sales that benefitted the V Foundation for Cancer Research, $1,300 for the Kirksville Forest Lake Area Trail System through “Shave-a-DChi,” and $500 for RAINN, a non-profit that is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. The members of the Truman State Chapter also put together over 1,000 hours of community service. The Chapter’s membership was well above its 24-man average, with 44 active members.
The Whitewater Chapter was awarded the Outstanding Chapter Excellence Award by the University, the only recipient out of 21 Greek organizations on campus. The award evaluates community service, membership affiliation, academic achievement, chapter operations, campus involvement, and alumni relations. They collected over 1,800 hours of community service, requiring each member to complete at least 15 hours. They raised over $7,000 for the V Foundation for Cancer Research through a semesterly golf outing and the Bracket Challenge. In spring 2022, the chapter hosted an alumni rededication ceremony with 14 members participating.
Tri-State Trine University
Truman State Truman State University
Award of Excellence
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Delta Chi recognizes the top-eight chapters in the red and buff divisions with the Award of Excellence. These chapters demonstrated outstanding performance in Delta Chi’s core competencies (Promote Friendship, Develop Character, Advance Justice, and Assist in the Acquisition of a Sound Education) and received the highest overall scores for the 2021-2022 academic year. DivisionBuffRedDivision President’s Most Improved Award The President’s Most Improved Trophy recognizes chapters that demonstrated substantial operational growth from the previous academic year. These chapters have worked extremely hard to increase their operational standards, community and campus involvement, and overall positive impact on the Delta Chi Fraternity. High Point High Point University UniversityMichiganofMichigan Mississippi State Mississippi State University Virginia Tech VA Polytechnic Inst & State U Cal Poly California Polytechnic State U Georgia Tech Georgia Institute of Technology Kansas State Kansas State University Missouri State Missouri State University UniversityDenverofDenver SouthernEdwardsvilleIllinoisU-Edwardsville TexasKingsvilleA&MU-Kingsville TarletonTarletonStateUniversity UniversityOmahaofNebraska-Omaha Tri-StateTrineUniversity Truman State Truman State University Whitewater U of Wisconsin-Whitewater UniversityFlorida of FloridaRed West Chester West Chester UniversityBuff
Shortly after his graduation, Brother Ryan started working at W. W. Grainger. He served Grainger in increasingly responsible roles since 1980, including Executive Vice President, Marketing, Sales and Service. In that post, he was responsible for driving growth and providing industry-leading service across all of the Graingerbranded business channels. He also has held various positions in product management and has served as President, Grainger Parts, and President, Grainger.com.
In addition to his professional work, Brother Ryan is the Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of DePaul University, serves on the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry and is a Business Advisory Council member for the Farmer School of Business at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is also a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Economic Club of Chicago and the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors.
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The Raymond D. Galbreth Certificate of Achievement recognizes 7-8 chapters who demonstrated excellence in several operational standards within Delta Chi’s core competencies (Promote Friendship, Develop Character, Advance Justice, and Assist in the Acquisition of a Sound Education). Long Beach California State University - Long Beach Rutgers Rutgers State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick Wisconsin University of Wisconsin-Madison DivisionBuff Embry-Riddle Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach Huntsville University of Alabama in Huntsville UNLV University of Nevada-Las Vegas USP University of The Sciences In Philadelphia
In 1999, he was awarded the Distinguished MBA Alumni Award by DePaul University, and the Illinois Institute of Technology recognized him as the 2006 Outstanding Leader in Industry.
James T. Ryan Miami ’80
The Delta Chi of the Year recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in such a manner that their peers recognize them across the United States, Canada and/or the world. Their contributions to Delta Chi are not a criterion of this award.
2022 Delta Chi of the Year
Brother Ryan graduated from Miami University with a bachelor’s degree in business. He also earned a master’s degree, with distinction, in business administration with a concentration in marketing from DePaul University in Chicago.
Raymond D. Galbreth Certificate of Achievement
Brother Haggerty has maintained consistent involvement in Delta Chi as an alumnus. He is a founding member of the Rio Grande Area Alumni Chapter and a regular delegate and attendee of Convention. He is a past facilitator at Regional Leadership Conferences and has served as a Board Member for the Delta Chi Educational Foundation since 2016. He is also on the Executive Committee as the Member at Large and is currently the Vice President of Committees.
Brother Haggerty is a licensed realtor and broker in three states, owns real estate offices in two states, and is a member of both the El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico Board of Directors. A staple of the real estate community, he serves and has previously served as a Texas Realtors Director, Greater El Paso Association of Realtors Board Director, Las Cruces Association of Realtors Director, Southern New Mexico Multiple Listing Service Board Director, as well as countless committee and task force positions. He represented more than 167,030 members in both New Mexico and Texas as an ambassador around the country at meetings and conferences and facilitated the growth and prosperity of his community. For his incredible service, the Greater El Paso Association of Realtors has recognized him as the Realtor of the Year in both 2015 and 2022. He serves on the Sun Bowl PAC-12 Team Host Committee, is a volunteer at the Katie’s Pantry Food Bank, a member of the Wallace Houghston Masonic Lodge, a member of the El Maida Shrine, the New Hope Lutheran Church Vice President of Church Council, and numerous other philanthropic and civic organizations. Additionally, from 20142019, he represented the people of the 4th District in the El Paso County Commission and was awarded 2018 Elected Official of the Year from the El Paso Area Council of Governance.
T.J. and Kimberly Burch are the founders of the NMB Foundation, which was established to honor their son, Nolan, who died as a result of hazing. The Foundation seeks to ensure this kind of tragedy never happens again. Their mission is to assist young adults in recognizing and preventing the dangers associated with hazing. They utilize local schools and organizations through education and awareness to promote a full and honest conversation, providing solutions that help young adults combat hazing. Their most notable tool in combating hazing is the documentary Breathe, Nolan, Breathe, an emotionally charged Emmyaward winning documentary that follows the events that unfolded when their son Nolan overdosed on alcohol and details the lack of urgency and care shown by fraternity members. In fighting through the pain of losing their son, T.J. and Kim are devoted to sharing Nolan’s story and have created an interactive learning experience like no other. Their educational program has been part of the curriculum at schools and universities and they’re partnered with at least six high schools, nine universities, and multiple Greek organizations, including Delta Chi. They continue to lobby to senators and house representatives to pass legislation that defines and criminalizes hazing and provides transparency from universities and Greek organizations.
Distinguished Delta Chi
TJ Burch Kansas State ’22 & Kim Burch
Kettering-B Kettering University Kingsville Texas A&M University-Kingsville Tri-State Trine University Truman State Truman State UniversityDivisionRed Georgia Tech Georgia Institute of Technology Lehigh Lehigh University Miami Miami University Wisconsin University of Wisconsin-Madison
Outstanding Chapter Program Award
The Outstanding Chapter Program Award recognizes the exceptional programming created and implemented by collegiate chapters in two areas - member safety & wellness and member education. This award celebrates Delta Chi chapter programming that enhanced the fraternal experience and positive image of the Delta Chi International Fraternity.
John J. Kuhn Award
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The John J. Kuhn Award is designed to recognize individuals who have dedicated their lives to the betterment of the fraternity community.
The Distinguished Delta Chi Award recognizes significant achievement in an alumnus’ profession or outstanding civic service while upholding the values and ideals of the Fraternity.
Andrew Haggerty New Mexico State ’03
South Dakota State
Most Improved Growth Award
Livingston University of West Alabama San Antonio
Kansas State University
Outstanding Chapter Growth Award
University of Florida Rutgers
South Dakota State University Riverside University of California-Riverside
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach
Community Impact Award
Florida State University
The Most Improved Growth Award recognizes chapters that have demonstrated profound improvement of their growth efforts and upward momentum to achieve their ultimate membership goals. These chapters are working hard to increase their Delta Chi experience through the addition of new members through tailored, ongoing recruitment efforts.
University of Missouri
Red Division Buff Division
Texas A&M U-San Antonio
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
The Community Impact Award recognizes chapters that have gone above and beyond in their philanthropic and community service initiatives. These chapters have made a difference in their communities through their dedication to civic engagement and, “Doing fraternity right,” through their direct impact on the lives of others.
San Diego State University
Florida State University Missouri
Rutgers State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick
Delta Chi’s Outstanding Growth Award recognizes chapters with recruitment programs that reflect Delta Chi’s values and basic expectations while demonstrating excellent growth in membership this academic year.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach San Diego
Red Division Buff Division
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Augusta University Embry-Riddle
Red Division Buff Division
Core Competency Awards
EXCELLENCE WITH DISTINCTION
EXCELLENCE WITH DISTINCTION
Case Western, Georgia Southern, Kansas, Minnesota, Rutgers, Virginia Tech
Anchorage, Central Missouri, East Stroudsburg, Huntsville, Riverside, Temple, Tri-State
Anchorage, Augusta, East Stroudsburg, Livingston, Temple
High Point, Kansas State, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri State, Wisconsin
Edwardsville, Huntsville, Omaha, Syracuse, Tri-State, Truman State, Whitewater
Scholarship, Associate Member Education, Member Development
Denver, Little Rock, Riverside, Syracuse, Temple, Tri-State, UNLV
Edwardsville, Omaha, Tri-State, Truman State, Whitewater
Assist in the Acquisition of a Sound Education
Anchorage, Augusta, Edwardsville, Huntsville, Kingsville, Omaha, Truman State, USP, Whitewater
Embry-Riddle, Jacksonville State, Kennesaw, Kingsville, Omaha, West Chester
Embry-Riddle, Kettering-B, San Diego State, UNLV, USP, West Chester
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Health & Safety, Governance, Accountability,
Cal Poly, High Point, Kansas State, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri State
Arizona, Delaware, Georgia Tech, Lehigh, Long Beach, Rutgers
Within each standard, chapters are recognized in three differing operational levels: achievement, excellence, or excellence with distinction. Those that receive the achievement award are recognized for their significant improvements and are approaching standards in fraternity operations. Chapters that receive the excellence award are recognized for meeting the Fraternity’s standards of operational excellence. Chapters that receive the excellence with distinction award are recognized for exceeding standards and demonstrating mastery of the Fraternity’s standards of operational excellence.
of a Sound
Clemson, Georgia Tech, Minnesota, Oregon State, William & Mary
Cal Poly, Florida, Long Beach, Massachusetts, Wisconsin
Arizona, Chapel Hill, Georgia Tech, Long Beach, Massachusetts, Mississippi State
Promote Friendship • Develop Character • Advance Justice • Assist in the Acquisition Education
Anchorage, Jacksonville State, San Antonio, UNLV
Promote Justice Financial Management, Housing (if applicable)
Embry-Riddle, Kettering-B, San Diego State
High Point, Kansas State, Mississippi State, Missouri State, Virginia Tech
Auburn, Georgia Tech, Kansas, Texas Tech, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin
EXCELLENCE WITH DISTINCTION
Denver, Edwardsville, San Diego State, Truman State, Whitewater
Delta Chi’s core competency awards recognize chapters that demonstrate operational accomplishments within four key fraternal standards:
EXCELLENCE WITH DISTINCTION
High Point, Kansas State, Michigan, Missouri State, Wisconsin
Chapel Hill, Cornell, Iowa State, Missouri, Rutgers
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Cal Poly, Florida
Bryant, Huntsville, Kennesaw, Kingsville, San Diego State, Temple
Friendship Recruitment & Retention, Brotherhood, Alumni & Family Engagement, Ritual Develop Character Philanthropy, Service, Public Relations, Community Engagement, International Fraternity Involvement Advance
Rett Corley Missouri State
Liam Hudgings Hamilton Sebastian Hozan Huntsville
Dylan Maytum Whitewater Pope Mallette Wisconsin
Cole Taylor Tarleton Will Flores Texas Tech
Nick Short Embry-Riddle
Kieran Kelly Rutgers
Each chapter selects one Chapter Luminary every year to be recognized due to the member’s exemplification of Delta Chi’s ideals and for their overall involvement with the Fraternity, campus and community.
Alec Liberman Georgia Tech
Noah Uhrhan Mississippi State
Sam Wolkey Kansas State
Leonardo Martinez Missouri State Mathew Zagby Northern Arizona
Jared Heller Case Western Reserve
Jacob Edwards Truman State
Nolan Vores Embry-Riddle
Pablo Vega Jr. East Stroudsburg
Alexander Aliabadi Florida
Jack Lischer Kansas
Eric Mortimer Valdosta
Aaron Gray Tri-State Spencer Ratermann Truman State
Robert Scott Cal Poly
“E” Key Award
John Moricle Florida
Jack Dixon Georgia Southern Jacob McEvoy Illinois
Dominic Testani Adelphi
Steven Axelsen Syracuse
Palmer Lamartiniere Louisiana Tech
Shane Gromek USP
Ryan Khorrami Riverside
Anthony Mistretta Kansas
Anthony Vega East Stroudsburg
Daniel Davis Syracuse
Jake Ross Georgia Southern
Tate Allen Augusta
Charlie Gray Denison
Justin Cappadona Kingsville Ryan Drum Lehigh
Zachary Minot Georgia Tech
Tate Allen Augusta
Gregory Boymel USP
Wilson Ruiz Behrend
Carson Bristol Cal Poly
Lukas Hastings Eastern Illinois
Marge OutstandingLee “C” Award
Frank Reitano Alabama
The Marge Lee Outstanding “C” Award recognizes chapter “C”s who exhibit exceptional performance in all their required and recommended duties.
Jed Wermuth Massachusetts
Adam Nowiski Kettering-B
Brendan Murray Adelphi
Kunj Patel Villanova
Connor Kava Wilmington
Michael Hurst Lehigh
Tommy White Auburn
Adam Updike Creighton
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Jared Bothwell Kansas State Christopher Tijerina Kingsville
Sam Christopherson Wisconsin
Adan Vigueras UNLV Holden Andrewcavage USP
EJ Howard Edwardsville
Noah Breitenstein Missouri
The “E” Key Award is the oldest award given by the Fraternity and seeks to recognize chapter “E”s for their exceptional performance of all communicative duties.
Zacary Leblanc Mississippi State Thom Molen Missouri
Jason Duffy Iowa State
Jacob Rosenthal Massachusetts
Charlie Drake Edwardsville
Sahil Patel Rutgers
Zachary Cheun Edwardsville
Noah Dedig Brotherhood & Formal Chair Embry-Riddle
Benji Panuski “A” Georgia Tech
Akshay Mehta Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Chair Missouri
Chris Abts “B” Whitewater
New to Delta Chi awards this year, the Academic Excellence award recognizes the highest performing chapters and colonies in all nine regions who have demonstrated academic excellence over the past two semesters.
Gavin Lambert Recruitment Chair Georgia Tech
Region V: Wisconsin University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tommy Roberts III “A” Missouri
Region IX: USP University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Matthew E. Nix North Georgia ’17 for service to the North Georgia Chapter
Gorham State ’97 for service to the Atlanta Area Alumni Chapter
Robert C. Beall Georgia Southern ’14 for service to the Georgia Southern Chapter
Region VI: Kettering-A Kettering University
Grant Kowalski Formal Committee & Recruitment Chair Omaha
Joey Dougherty Scholarship Chair Truman State
Gilbert H. Werntz III Georgia Southern ’85 for service to the Delta Chi Awards Committee
Sean W. Conrad
Region III: Little Rock University of Arkansas-Little Rock
Dr. William R. Tallman Embry-Riddle ’95 for service to the Delta Chi Awards Committee
Mason Gehring “A” Iowa State Anthony Mistretta “A” Kansas
Iowa State ’77 for service to the Iowa State Chapter
James Hannigan “B” USP
The Outstanding Collegiate Leadership Award recognizes any Delta Chi officer or chairs, not in the position of the “C” or “E”, who have gone above and beyond to not only deliver on their required position responsibilities, but have also demonstrated proactive leadership while exceeding expectations.
Jake Ross “A” Georgia Southern
Col. James P. Sheahan Sr. Missouri ’79 for service to the Edwardsville Chapter
Jesus Martinez “A” Kingsville
Region IV: Truman State Truman State University
Philip D. Moffat Kettering-A ’18 for service to the Kettering-A and Kettering-B Chapters
Outstanding Collegiate Leadership Award
Robert Schimidt “D” Cal Poly
Jeffery Gao “B” Riverside
Colin Beddingfield “F” Spring Hill
Mark Miley Walsh Southeast Missouri ’97 for service to the Missouri Chapter
Region II: Arizona University of Arizona
James F. Kilmer
David W. Hartman
Penn State ’86 for service to the Colorado State Chapter
Region VII: Bryant Bryant University Region VIII: Georgia Tech Georgia Institute of Technology
Brenden Han “D” Miami
James H. Daniels Whitewater ’73 for service to the Whitewater Chapter
Wayne A. Christ
Iowa State ’79 for service to the Iowa State Chapter
Meritorious Service Award
Region I: Alberta University of Alberta
The Meritorious Service Award recognizes an alumnus who makes significant contributions to Delta Chi as a “BB”, ABT member, House Corporation member, general Fraternity committee member, Regent, Vice-Regent, or staff member.
Ronan Kenkare “D” Illinois
Sean Martin AMC Tarleton
Grant Sherman House Manager Florida
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Casey Weaver Sigma Chi for service to the Georgia Southern Chapter
Twin Cities Area Alumni Chapter
Charlotte Alumni TrusteesAlumniOutstandingChapterBoardofAward
Kingsville Kansas State Georgia Southern North Georgia
Outstanding Alumni Chapter Member
Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award
The Outstanding Chapter Alumni Board of Trustees Award recognizes an outstanding chapter advisory board that has gone above and beyond to guide and support a chapter during the academic year.
Steve Shockley Georgia Tech ’92
Alumni Chapter Award of Excellence
Atlanta Area Alumni Chapter
The Alumni Chapter Award of Excellence recognizes an alumni chapter with strong performance in programming, communication, and meeting the needs of its members.
Outstanding Chapter Website
Atlanta Area Alumni Chapter
The Chicago Cup recognizes an alumni chapter with excellence in programming, communication, and meeting the needs of its members.
The Outstanding Alumni Chapter Member Award recognizes an outstanding member of an alumni chapter who has demonstrated a values-driven continuation of the Delta Chi experience.
The Outstanding Programming Award recognizes an alumni chapter for an exceptional programming event that makes a positive image of themselves while being looked upon by the community, nearby college campuses, and Delta Chi chapters.
The Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award recognizes an outstanding advisor for a chapter for a specific, exceptional act of service during the previous academic year.
Atlanta Area Alumni Chapter
Jason Jacks for service to the Tarleton Chapter
David Jenks Massachusetts ’86 for service to the Denver Chapter
The Outstanding Chapter Website Award recognizes an alumni chapter with an outstanding website that is easy to navigate, beautifully designed, and provide members with the most effective distribution of information.
The Outstanding Alumni Chapter Communication Sward recognizes an alumni chapter with exceptional communication with its members.
Scott T. Klinefelter Northern Iowa ’76 for service to the Iowa State Chapter
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ENCOURAGE CHAPTER GROWTH
SCHEDULE OF DUES
DE&I STANDING COMMITTEE
time. This was a unique chance for collegiate and alumni members to shape the future of Delta Chi, which included utilizing an all-new electronic voting method. Below are the approved changes to Delta Chi Law following the 62nd International Convention. The changes, as provided below, are unofficial summaries and do not reflect the exact changes as written in Delta Chi Law.
Adds a new section to charge membership dues for Associate Members who aren’t initiated within four months (same academic term).
While Convention is an excellent place for brotherhood, friendship, and camaraderie, it is, above all else, the supreme legislative body of the Fraternity. In addition to elections, the most important order of business is reviewing and voting on changes to Delta Chi Law. Due to the postponement of the International Convention in 2020, there were several key items that have been pending for a significant amount of
Clarifies that members and chapters cannot legally bind the International Fraternity to contracts and are not agents of the Fraternity.
Changes the use of the word and designation “colony” and “colonies” to “provisional chapter(s)”. Also changes “colonization” to “expansion.”
Changes items in Delta Chi Law that use the phrase “required” to “expected.”
Eliminates conservatorship and allows for interim suspension of a chapter following an incident.
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee is established as a standing committee of the Fraternity. It was previously an ad hoc committee.
Each Region of Delta Chi is allowed to establish one virtual chapter which allows the participation of alumni who are not close to a population center. These virtual alumni chapters do not get a vote at Convention, as motioned by the floor in St. Louis.
The fee structure for dues for provisional chapters was reduced from three years to two years. The change reflects the propensity for most provisional chapters to charter within two years.
In all instances in Delta Chi Law, the phrase “Legal Advisor” is replaced with “General Counsel.” The update is to reflect current practices within the fraternal industry. There is no change in responsibility or assignments.
The Executive Director shall be the chief executive officer of the Fraternity, changed from chief administrative officer. This change reflects current practice within the fraternal industry and there is no change in responsibility or assignments as outlined.
Amendment adding a new subsection which allows the Board to waive provisions for membership or association membership on a case-by-case basis in regards to attendance at host institutions or registration at host institutions. The individual must be a registered student at an accredited institution. Simplified, it allows the potential for students at junior or community colleges to potentially join established Delta Chi chapters.
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Changes to Delta Chi Law
Membership dues increase from $68 to $78 per member per semester. Initiation dues increase from $205 to $225 per semester. Chapter assessment increases from $850 to $950 per semester. Change in schedule of dues is delayed until January 1, 2023, as motioned by the floor in St. Louis.
Places into Delta Chi Law the expectation that each Convention and Regional Leadership Conference will include a ritual exemplification.
Increases the fine for unauthorized initiations from $50 per unauthorized initiate to $100 on second violations within the same academic term.
Provides more flexibility to the Risk Management Commission by adding a new step and more options for corrective action before closing a chapter and sets up a procedure for new and additional opportunities for a chapter that is being proposed for suspension to demonstrate why they should be allowed to continue to operate. Final action to close a chapter will now require an affirmative action by the Board of Regents and raises the bar for votes needed to a four-fifths vote.
In the Bond,
Rod Arnold DeltaPresident/ChairmanChiEducational Foundation
I imagine that our founders were in a similar state of mind as they took the initiative to start a secret society during that brisk New York October in 1890. It involved risk (discovery of such activity could have seen them all expelled from the University at the time), trust (in themselves and in each other), commitment (in time and the perseverance required to see their endeavor through), and most importantly, the belief and inspiration that they were doing something very positive. It must have felt exciting; it must have been fun.
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We enjoy a similar sense within our fraternity right now. The opportunity for involvement has never been so open for undergrads and alumni alike. Fresh leadership and a successful Convention emanate the feeling that bright days are ahead and our next climb within the ranks of the fraternity world is at-hand. We commence, onward and upward.
’ve always appreciated that we celebrate Founder’s Day on October 13th. It is my favorite time of year, as autumn begins to show its full effects. As an undergraduate, I remember the fall semester being full of positive activity, from football games to social events, firepits, campouts, intramurals, seasonal celebrations, and more. October has it all.
In recent years, I still have a lot to look forward to in October. These days, the campouts are more likely with my three sons and their Boy Scout troop. My seats at football games typically have better sight lines. And if I’m at a fraternity event, odds are high that I’m there to coach on all aspects of fraternity rush (still the better word, but I’ll not digress here). A different kind of positive stimulus, but still having a great time.
I hope you will take the initiative during October to find your place to be involved and perhaps offer cheerful service within the Brotherhood of a Lifetime. Be it at your own chapter, a chapter near your current home, one of the many flourishing alumni chapters, or with the Educational Foundation, there are opportunities to participate, share knowledge and experiences, and have fun - for heaven’s sake. On a large scale, or within your limited schedule, we welcome you. The red and buff carpet is rolled out. Won’t you join us?
Barton Ballantyne ’59
Willard L. Curry ’54
Richard Collins ’60
James E. Starkey ’53
Richard Aubuchon ’58
Richard R. Collins ’67
Robert S. Atcheson ’62
Dr. Michael P. Livovic, Jr. ’73, July 28, 2022
C. E. Eckerman ’48
David J. Moore ’57
Gary W. Caulkins ’68
Nicholas O. Meyer ’19, May 30, 2022
Jon W. Bovard ’63
Iowa John A. Dulin ’65
Donald M. Yarbrough ’65
John S. Whigham ’88
Paul J. Thuringer ’76
James A. Marquardt ’72
Charles B. Gompertz ’57
Paul H. Tingleff ’61
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Leroy V. Heldt ’67
Cornell Gordon B. Berkey ’64
Andrew L. Chiles ’59
Nicholas D. Massari ’56
John G. Canyock ’61
James W. Frost ’55
Hugh B. Callahan ’55
Douglas D. Wilkey ’66
David H. Bishop ’64
Leslie E. Schlegel ’54, May 1, 2022
Jack Bailey ’54
Timothy A. Flanagin ’82, July 23, 2022
Gardette L. Cumpston ’57, January 10, 2022
David A. Koch ’53
Robert C. Liden ’67, February 25, 2018
Dennis W. Blake ’71, May 21, 2022
John A. Druyor ’53, May 28, 2022
Don R. Avaux ’52
John J. Fallon ’52
Donald Chadwick ’62
Ronald R. Hopperton ’63
Neil F. West ’67
Robert J. Anthony ’55
James D. Garrett ’84, June 2022
Joseph A. Sheridan ’59 John H. Smith ’48
Ralph M. Denneau ’63
Harry R. Cromwell III ’82, April 22, 2022
Herbert E. Jesk ’53 John D. Lee ’65
John E. McNear
Dean M. Frost ’57
Robert K. Kaapke ’51
Richard C. Spackman ’64
Richard O. Joseph ’68
Idaho Richard J. Anderson ’52
As part of Delta Chi’s ongoing partnership with PCI for the Delta Chi Oral History Project, we were made aware of several unreported members who moved on to the higher court. Many of these records are lacking official dates of passing. We appreciate your understanding for the volume of records and missing information.
Eugene A. Heiwig ’60
Karl A. Stecklein ’70
Paul R. Criss ’71
George Pledger ’57
William R. Smith ’64
Those Who Have Passed
Larry D. Cardwell ’62
Paul E. LaPointe ’72
Robert K. Morehouse ’64
Donald A. Terry ’70, April 29, 2022
William A. Lewis ’93, April 7, 2022
Robert W. Goltermann ’55
Frank R. Beigbeder ’52 Frank M. Keatley ’64
John R. Sloan ’52
Harvey N. Pearce ’65
Robert L. McDaniel ’50 Guy Morton ’53
Wayne I. Daley ’75, August 11, 2022
Paul D. Walker ’58
Patrick T. Nelson ’15, May 22, 2022
FAREWELL & PARTING
John N. Elliott ’53
Thomas M. Anthony ’67
Gary L. Brannan ’61 Michael J. Covey 6 Wilbert A. Johnson ’54 Milburn J. Kenworthy ’53
James F. Barrett ’66
Michael J. Hamblet ’62
Alan A. Mangels ’66, March 31, 2022
Harry P. Black ’55
Charles R. Darilek ’68 Lee E. Siems ’58
Sherman C. May ’62
Roger D. Herrmann ’62 Donald W. Powers ’61
John J. Boyle, Jr. ’81, June 25, 2022
These men have lived among us for a time, and we have been honored to call them brothers. Now they are gone and we bid them a fond farewell at this parting.
Mathew E. Shannon ’54
William R. Willis ’52
Robert L. Dill ’55, July 11, 2022
Robert V. Davis ’54
John M. McCuskey ’56
Bruce B. Bjorseth ’54
Dale A. Crittenden ’49
Brother Edward Fusco, Jr. ’73 celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary with wife Phylann on August 19, 2022.
Ronald E. Petersen ’67
James E. Katila ’64
James D. Lemery ’63
William “Billy” H. Bess, II ’80, Aug. 6, 2022
Richard L. Scholler ’60, May 3, 2022
David R. Treneman ’58
Beverly W. Basham ’62
Robert C. Nace ’64, July 25, 2022
Donald W. Petit, M.D. ’36, January 17, 2015
Charles Philipian ’60
John F. Galliher ’61
John A. Segerson ’69 Ray C. Wyatt ’58
George F.J. Sullivan ’71
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Harold E. Schowengerdt ’56
Donn I. Schafer ’69
David J. Marquardt ’57
Oklahoma Dennis J. Downing ’54
Donald E. Young ’55
William Y. Dabney, Jr. ’44, July 17, 2007
Charles R. Barnes ’60
Dean W. Daniels ’61
David M. Depue ’62 Richard L. Moore ’55
Robert R. Scharp ’65
South Dakota State
Carey S. Peterson ’91, May 15, 2022
John W. Reiniger ’59
Christopher F. Melling ’95, October 11, 2021
William Dieterichs ’67
James E. Spainhour ’63
Robert D. Lytton ’74
William E. Webster ’97
LSU Anthony B. Rizzuto ’52
Robert K. Huber ’61
John F. Grayson ’51
Jack C. Zahn ’54
James E. Hella ’65
John L. Allen ’43, July 7, 2007
Donald P. Russell ’54
Oregon Lester Bruno ’64
Charles C. Roome ’59
Brother Vinny L. Christy ’12 married to wife Kaylie Biro on August 13, 2022.
Robert H. DeMent ’56
Thomas P. Curran ’58
Robert Z. Johnson ’54
Dr. James E. Marshall ’48, June 26, 2022
Rankin S. Henry ’50
James A. Johnson ’50
Robert H. Felgen ’54 William T. Ivey ’52
David N. Hawk ’54
Robert A. Babcock ’56
KEEPING IN TOUCH
Arthur R. Schubert ’54
Harold D. Bonnett ’57
Robert A. Hanley, Jr. ’48, May 13, 2022
Everett Dencklau ’55
Harold G. Thurston ’62
Donald J. Skinner ’56
Quentin H. Girgenti ’50, March 2, 2020
John J. Huse ’51, September 24, 2021
Paul F. Collins ’60
John Grissom ’44, April 3, 2006
Larry L. Jayne ’55
Larry J. Crouch ’65
Robert R. Johnson ’52
Edward E. Towe ’53
Richard K. Bingham ’61
Warren R. Anderson ’57
George C. Rubenson ’61
John E. Henderson ’57
Robert E. Arnold ’68
Livingston Wade R. Lipscomb ’67
Lindsay C. Letcher ’68
Burrle E. Elmore ’65
Philip E. Hirl ’59
Dr. Giles S. Porter ’39, November 23, 2012
Harold S. Polnicky ’51, October 5, 2008
F H. Goforth ’67
Washington Frederick A. Ross ’61, June 13, 2022
Michael P. Salhaney ’87, July 30, 2022
Christopher M. Portell ’96, April 15, 2022
Ben M. Hillberry ’61
Lawrence M. Kinstle ’53
William C. Erxleben ’63
John F. Hatfield ’66
Robert L. Meeker ’57
Daniel A. Rascher ’56
Felix K. Knauth ’53, May 12, 2010
Robert M. Denny ’67 Wallace R. Fisher ’53
Jeffrey T. Hermach ’64
Lawrence E. Vaughan ’61
Born to Brother Anthony P. Sutton ’12 and wife Stephanie, a son, Elijah Dwight, on June 7, 2022.
Kenneth R. Simon ’61
Brother John L. Mica ’67 celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary on August 5, 2022.
Gerald R. Hess ’64
John A. Stark ’56
Arthur T. Stephenson ’56
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