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University of Montevallo Director of Student Life Station 6565 Montevallo, AL 35115 Documentation to be submitted within the application packet should include:


Letter of support from the (inter)national organization

Founding date

History at UM

Current number of undergraduate chapters

Current number of undergraduate members

Average chapter size

Number of chapters closed in last five years and reasons why

Membership costs: new members, initiation fees, insurance, dues

Proof of liability insurance

Organization’s national constitution and by-laws

Academic policies and programs for undergraduate chapters/members

Community service program information

Recruitment and intake program information

Minimum standards for potential new members

Policy on risk management

Position on hazing

Contact information of alumni within a 20-mile radius of Birmingham, AL

Expectations of chapter advisors and an advisor training manual

New member/associate education program

Completed application packets will be submitted to the CLAC and the appropriate Greek council for review.

C. Selected organizations will be asked to visit campus and present to the CLAC and the respective Greek council. The presentation should include the following information: •

Overview of the (inter)national organization to include purpose, organizational values founding principles of the fraternity/sorority;

Copies of the (inter)national organizations constitution, by-laws and other guiding documents;

Evidence that there is an alumni support system in the Birmingham area (e.g., number of active alumnae members and/or alumnae chapters in the Birmingham area);

Description of the organization’s colonization/chartering process;

Explanation of the leadership development opportunities for members;

Written description of the organization’s potential impact on UM and the Greek community;

Plans for sustainability in the five-star programmatic areas;

Any other information as requested by the CLAC and/or the respective Greek council.

D. The respective Greek council will vote and select the organization(s) of their choice for expansion and present the selected group(s) to the CLAC.


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