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OF PI KAPPA PHI
Pi Kapp College 1986: "328 Careersfrom 95 Chapters Started There" "Your Career Starts Here," annountedâ€”the beginning of the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation's Pi Kapp College National Leadership School held at Roanoke College, August 9-12, 1986. The focus of the four days of intensive leadership workshops and seminars was the development of Fraternity through personal growth and strength. Ted Scharfenstein, Chairman of the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation Trustees made his observations of this years Pi Kapp College, The tone of the meeting and the quality of the students were the best I have ever seen." He added, 'The alumni involvement as speakers who directly attributed the fraternity to the success they had seen was, to me, very impressive." 328 undergraduates were in attendance at the leadership school which has been held biannually by Pi Kappa Phi since 1959. The program included speakers on fraternity skills as well as extensive exposure to issues that face the fraternity such as sexual abuse and legal liabilities. One attendee remarked, "This has been the most intensive, exhausting, exhilarating good time I've ever had while accomplishing something too." The schedule was rigorous as it had undergraduate leaders from across the country in
educational presentations from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Ken Williams of Epsilon Kappa Chapter at Southern Tech added, "Under normal circumstances the hours would have been unbearable but because of the calibre of all the presentations the long hours did not seem so long." In attendance was the entire Pi Kappa Phi National Council, each of them serving as facilitators for various sessions throughout the college. Pi Kappa Phi National Secretary, and president of Vincennes University, Dr. Philip Summers said of his Pi Kapp College experience, "I deeply appreciated the opportunity to speak to the students. Having dedicated my professional life to education and students, my involvement with Pi Kappa Phi is personally professionally and both meaningful." Pi Kappa Phi National Chaplain, Thomas Sayre was equally as pleased with the college, "I sensed a deeper approach on the part of the programming of Pi Kapp College. It's as if we were all paying greater attention to the values implicit in all the subjects." He concluded, "I think that dealing with the values behind the things like sexual abuse, substance abuse, the need for leadership, etc. . ., is exactly what we should be doing."
Undergraduate attendees flank Executive Director Durward Owen between sessions at Pi Kapp College 1986.
Ted Scharfenstein, Chairman of the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation Trustees addresses the Pi Judge James Turk, Pi Kappa Phi National VicePresident explains legal liabilities to those in Kapp College opening educational sesssions. attendance using his years behind the bench as experience.
Pi Kapp, Maury Covington does his portrayal of Founder L. Harry Mixson to the Opening Ceremonies of the 1986 Pi Kapp College.
Intensity. What Pi Kapp College is all about.
The Roanoke College campus provides a great atmosphere as these attendees move from one session to another.
The opening of the 1986 Pi Kapp College featured the presentation of chapter awards for excellence (more on page 3 & 4) followed by a portrayal of Founder Harry Mixson by Brother and actor Maury Covington. The ceremony concluded with the presentation of the Fraternity's highest and most prestigious honor, Mr. Pi Kappa Phi. An alumnus of Alpha Chapter at the College of Charleston, Julius Burges was named as Mr. Pi Kappa Phi 1986. A member and former Chairmen of the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation Trustees, Mr. Pi Kappa Phi 1986 addressed the 328 undergradutes plus alumni in attendance on the importance of giving of one's self through service to your fellow man. A reception in honor of Julius Burges followed the opening program. The opening educational sessions provided students with an inside look at their National Fraternity. Presentations by Pi Kappa Phi leaders including; Ted Scharfenstein, Chairman of the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation Trustees; Travis Julian, President of Pi Kappa Phi Properties, Inc.; and the entire Pi Kappa Phi National Council explained the purposes and goals of the Fraternity. Each presentation also brought the presentor's personal views on how the Fraternity has been an asset in his life. 'The focus of the entire Pi Kapp College was meant to allow undergraduates an opportunity to look inward for their strengths and look outward for ways to use those strengths in helping their fraternity and themselves while they are in school and later in their careers," said Pi Kappa Phi Assistant Executive Director, Glenn Dickson. "By intermingling the career concept with fraternity skils, the outcome was one that was positive to the delegate personally and his chapter when he gets back home." The following days brought a well rounded program to the attendees. Mike O'Donnell, former Administrative Staff member, came back to Pi Kapp College to present his well-known and widely respected recruitment seminar. A brand new member education program was also unveiled by O'Donnell. Other fraternity skills presentations included sessions on image and public relations by Xi Chapter alumnus, Ed Bennett and Chapter Budgeting by Alpha Epsilon alumnus Gary Leonard. Administrative Staff members presented various subjects such as alumni relations, scholarship programming, chapter house management, as well as chapter leadership effectiveness roundtables.
An important part of this Pi Kapp College was the need for emphasis on the issues that face the Fraternity. Top-notch speakers were brought in to speak on the issues of alcohol abuse, substance abuse, stress management, legal liabilities/risk management, and sexual abuse. A highlight of the issues programming was the presentation by Reverend William Keim, a pastor from Corvallis, Oregon who spoke on the subject of values in Fraternity and how they should relate to the issues of alcohol, sexual and substance abuse problems in fraternity. Dr Wayne P. Buffington, an alumnus of Gamma Kappa Chapter at Georgia Southern, and former Natonal Council officer, brought his presentation on stress management to Pi Kapp College. The Pi Kappa Phi Foundation and American Wellness Systems, Inc., provided a personal stress/health exercise for each of the students and followed up with a personal profile of each of their areas of risk and recommendations for health improvement. The traditional model ritual was held the last evening of Pi Kapp College as students from across the country joined under the guidance of staff member Rich Pope to initiate an alumni initiate, Michael Shepherd, of Virginia Beach, Virginia into Pi Kappa Phi. The model ritual was preceeded with a presentation by Dean Edward King of Bradley University on the importance of fraternity ritual and how our ritual should reflect in our individual codes of behavior. "The most inspirational four days a Pi Kappa Phi can ever hope to experience," was the way one attendee chose to express his opinion of Pi Kapp College. Another said, "I've learned more here in four days than I have in two-years of college." These comments were typical and have been typical of the feeling that attendees of Pi Kapp Colleges since 1959 have felt following this most worthwhile activity of the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation. Tony Porter, a recent initiate of Epsilon Sigma Chapter at Christian Brothers College, organist and pianist for the 1986 Pi Kapp College wrote, "As a new initiate of Pi Kappa Phi, it was my extreme pleasure seeing several hundred brothers united together for one purpose; to learn how to make Pi Kappa Phi the best fraternity it can be. I am proud to be a member of Pi Kappa Phi." 327 other Pi Kapps that were in Salem, Virginia, August 9-12, 1986 would agree. *
"From the moment I arrived I have felt something happening to me that I've never experienced so strongly. For a person to come in contact with over 400 strangers and be able to approach them as true friends and confidants is, to me,incredible. I've made some great friends over these past few days and they will all stand out in my mind. The most rewarding and memorable part of this experience for me will be the confidence and soul searching I've done in myself. I always knew I had leadership qualities, I just wasn't sure how many and how strong they were. I thank everyone involved with Pi Kapp College for this unique and exhilarating opportunity to realize my true potential and that Pi Kappa Phi has been the best decision of my life." -Don Tortillo II, Delta Phi Chapter, Radford University-
Beyond Confrontation: Dealing with Sexism in Fraternity By Andrew Merton
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Andrew Merton has been a reporter and columnist with the Boston Herald Traveler and Boston Sunday Globe. He was a contributing editor of Boston Magazine and his work has appeared in the New York Times, Esquire, Ms., New Age Journal, Yankee and elsewhere. His book Enemies of Choice was published by Beacon Press in 1981. He is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Journalism program at the University of New Hampshire. Mr. Merton's article, titled "Return to Brotherhood", which appeared in Ms. Magazine , brought him to the forefront as a critic of fraternities. His subsequent appearance on The Phil Donahue Show positioned him as a strong spokesman on the problems that are purported to exist in college fraternities. The following text is a revised transcript of a speech he delivered to the Fraternity Executives Association at their annual meeting in Dallas this past June 12, 1986. As he said in his opening remarks, he felt a little like "General Custer being invited to address the Sioux." An outspoken critic of fraternities, Mr. Merton has been enlisted to constructively show where fraternities may be falling short of the ideals and philosphies upon which they were founded.
"For many adolescent males just out of high school, the transition to college represents a first step in a struggle for a kind of "manhood" from which women are viewed as objects of conquest--worthy, but decidedly inferior adversaries. The idea of women as equals is strange and inconvenient at best, terrifying at worst. Unfortunately, most colleges and universities provide refuges ideally suited to reinforce these prejudices:fraternities." As long as sexual harassment, hazing, and excessive use of alcohol remain part of fraternity life, outsiders will continue to see fraternities as dens of debauchery, as places where the strong systematically exploit the weak. Why is it that this sort of behavior persists in fraternities, despite your best efforts to stamp it out?
Let's begin by examining one way boys are conditioned by our society. Not just boys who join fraternities; all boys. From childhood on, a boy receives almost no training or conditioning preparing for intimacy. In fact, almost everything in his environmentâ€”both at home and outside the home--tends to push him away from intimacy, away from any sort of dependence on other people. If he is to succeed he must be strong, decisive, tough, and unemotional. So a boy grows up learning to be tough. And in high school he learns to talk about girls as though they were commodities to be evaluated, tried, discarded. He may have truly warm feelings toward a girl from time to time, but if he does, he learns to hide them from his buddies. In order to continue to be one of the guys, he may feel compelled to exaggerate his sexual exploits, even though he feels uncomfortable doing this. So he learns to talk dirty about girls. But at night, if he's lucky, he goes home to his family. There, in the presence of his mother, and, perhaps, a sister or two, his vocabulary changes. He would not dream of talking the way he did just an hour before. He is juggling two conflicting sets of values: the one derived from external forces, of which we've already spoken, and the one from home, which again, with any luck, includes a certain degree of respect for women as full-fledged human beings. In this state of mild schizophrenia he departs for college. From a distance it seems a dream: away from home, out from under the watchful eyes of his parents, surrounded by women who are similarly unchaperoned.
"But there's a dark side to all this. He feels a strong compulsion to conform to the standards of the house. And these aren't the standards expressed in the fraternity position papers, constitutions, or standards. These are unwritten standards: Can you drink to our standards? Can you party to our standards? Can you "score" to our standards?" But the reality is different. Suddenly he's on his own, scrambling to find a niche for himself. In high school he had status; here, he's a nobody. That's uncomfortable. He'd like to meet some girls, but it seems to him that most of them are
"And when we think of women by using dehumanizing descriptives, we tend to forget that they are, in fact,full-fledged human beings. And once we forget that, we can abuse them."
How can we reach these guys? We begin by assuming that the vast majority of these fellows are basically decent human beings who know the difference between wrong and right. And we proceed by demonstrating to them that sexual harassment, of whatever kind, is wrong, under any circumstances. It is not enough to demonstrate this only on the intellectual level. We must do it in a way that affects these young men viscerally, as well as intellectually. But we must also do it in a non-threatening way. We must avoid confrontation.
with upperclassmen. already involved Anyway, why should they go out with a nobody like him? And so, maybe, he joins a fraternity. And suddenly he's not a nobody anymore. He's an SAE brother, a Kappa Sigma, or a Lambda Chi. He has instant identity. He goes to parties. He meets girls. But there's a dark side to all this. He feels a strong compulsion to conform to the standards of the house. And these aren't the standards expressed in fraternity position papers, constitutions, standards. These are unwritten standards: Can you drink to our standards? Can you party to our standards? Can you "score" to our standards? And, if he's in a hazing chapter, "Are you tough enough to take everything we dish out, keep your mouth shut, and come back for more?" The reality out there often has little resemblance to ideals set forth by national organizations. We talk about brotherhood, about gentlemen, about opportunities for leadership. But these are not big talking points during rush. Last fall there were two prominent fraternity recruiting posters posted all over the campus of my own college, the University of New Hampshire. One was a photo of a woman in bed, covered by only a sheet, looking up longingly at a well-muscled man who was stripped to the waist. The photo had been clipped from an ad for Calvin Klein underwear, and now served as an inducement to join a fraternity. The other recruiting poster featured the Budweiser Clydesdales. Neither photo suggested anything about mutual respect, true intimacy, or egalitarianism. At college, unlike at home, there is no balance factor; no family, no mother, no sisters, no reminders that women are human beings too. It can be guaranteed that the brothers who are involved in rape or lesser forms of sexual harassment are not proud of what they are doing. Certainly 99 percent of them regret it the next morning, or the instant after the act is completed, or even before that. They do it because they feel they are expected to do it. And the cycle continues year after year. How can fraternities break this cycle?
language. When young men are asked if they have ever used words that refer to a woman, using offensive references to the women's anatomy, usually at least some of them admit that they have. When asked if they think such talk is harmful, one of them will usually say, "No, how can it hurt anyone?" It's just among ourselves. It's just talk. If this is believed then it is essential to understand the power of language. In World War II, United States soldiers weren't fighting men of Germany and men of Japan. They were fighting Huns and Nips. And two decades later, in Vietnam, the enemy were Gooks and Slopes. Words have the power to de-humanize. When we think of human beings, not as human beings, but as Huns, Nips, Gooks, or Slopes, it makes it easier to kill them. And when we think of women by using dehumanizing descriptiv es, we tend to forget that they are, in fact, full-fledged human beings. And once we forget that, we can abuse them. Language can bring on other complications besides dehumanization. Myths are part of our language. As an example, let's say a house is holding it's first party of the year. The fraternity has invited women from a certain sorority. A brother we'll call Sam asks a girl to dance. He knows that last year this girl was engaged and living with her fiance, and is delighted to find that the relationship has broken up. After dancing, they talk for a while. They are both drinldng steadily. The band is very loud. Finally Sam says, "It's kind of noisy down here. Why don't we go up to my room? it's quieter there. We'll be able to hear each other." The girl agrees. Once they are in the room, Sams attempts to kiss the girl. She kisses him once, but when he tires to continue, she pushes him away. She says, "I'm not ready for this." Sam, however, persists. The girl becomes frightened. She tells him, "No". "Hey," says Sam. "You lived with a guy last year. It's not as though you've never done it before." She attempts to leave the room, but he blocks her path. He locks the door. "I want to leave," she says. Sam becomes angry. "If you didn't want to do anything you shouldn't have come up here in the first place," he says. He falls on top of her and forces penetration. Then he
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passes out. When he wakes up the next morning she is gone.
"Once the reality of fraternity life matches the ideals established by national fraternities, those outside the system will have no choice but to recognize it as one of the institutions that makes this country great." A few days later Sam is summoned to meet with the Dean of Students. The Dean tells Sam that he has been accused of rape. Sam is genuinely flabbergasted. "I didn't rape anyone, "he says. The dean says, "Did you have sex with her?" 'Well, yes. But it wasn't rape." "Did you force her to have sex with you?" "Well , no. I mean, I asked her if she Wanted to come up to my room, and she
said yes. She didn't have to come." "So as far as you're concerned, the fact that she went to your room meant she wanted to have sex with you." "Sure," says Sam. "But she told me that she went because she wanted a chance to talk with you, and that you had said it would be quieter up there." "Well sure I said that," says Sam, becoming exasperated. "You don't expect me to say, 'Let's go up to my room so we can screw,'do you?" She also says that once you were in your room, she made it clear that she didn't want to have sex with you." Sam says nothing. "Is that true?" says the dean. Well, maybe she did say no once or twice," says Sam. "She also says she tried to push you away, and that she tried to leave the room, but you blocked her path." Sam says nothing. "She also says you fell on top of her and forced penetration." Sam says nothing. He wants to say, "but women want that, don't they? They're supposed to say no." But somehow he can't get it out. The dean says, "Sam, that's rape." What has gotten Sam in trouble? Language. He has forgotten that in the
English language, the word "No" means no, don't, I'd rather not--even when uttered by a women you want to have sex with. Sam became the victim of a couple of myths that are taking a long time to die: the myth that women enjoy being overpowered, and the myth that once a woman has had sex with one man, she has lost her right to say no to others. These myths are results of the language used by young men, left to develop when no balancing factors such as mothers being around, reinforced because of the expectations young men are brought up with. A final point of discussion of the use of language and its possible effects can be illustrated with a story about a shy fellow who though about joining a fraternity a few years back. His social life was not what he would have wished, and he thought that joining a house would help. He rushed a house and received a bid. He accepted and became a pledge. At first thing went extemely well. He liked his future brothers. They liked him. But one evening they showed him a book containing photos of all the freshmen women on campus. A few words and been scribbled under each photo. Among the captions: "Goes down after three beers." "Ice Queen." "Bow wow." He knew one of themâ€”the girl whose face appeared over the words "Bow wow."
He sat next to her in a class. They had done some studing together. He liked her. Suddenly he found the whole book--and the idea of it--extremely offensive. But he said nothing right away. He wanted to think about what he should do. He had three choices. He could politely tell the fraternity his feelings about the book, and continue to pledge. Or he could tell them his feelings and resign. Or, he could say nothing about the book, and simply continue pledging. It is hoped that through a discussion of this dilemma, a few of .he students will begin to acknowledge doubts about a kind of behavior that, up until this time, they have been taking for granted. Fraternities and those advising fraternities can eradicate the blight of sexual harassment, along with the other social aberrations that have plagued the Greek system. Once that happens--once the reality of ideals the matches life fraternity established by the national fraternities, those outside the system will have no choice but to recognize it as one of the institutions that makes this country great.
Pi Kappa Phi's efforts applauded The response has been overwhelmingly positive to Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity's poster, "Today's Greeks Call It Date Rape. A reminder from Pi Kappa Phi, against her will is against the law.", and Statement of Position on Sexual Abuse. The August 1986 release of the poster, designed to stir awareness of the date rape problem on college campuses, saw copies of the poster distributed to each host university and college of Pi Kappa Phi chapters as well as sharing copies with fellow national fraternities and sororities. As a result of publication in a number of national journals, requests began flowing in to the Pi Kappa Phi Administrative Office as over 80 colleges and universities across the country ordered copies of the poster. In addition to the universities, a number of rape crisis counseling centers, sororities, and individuals who had read about Pi Kappa Phi's efforts requested the poster. "We couldn't be prouder," says Durward Owen,Executive Director of Pi Kappa Phi,"the poster is being taken as a very strong statement of Pi Kappa Phi's position on the problem of sexual violence." Jim Mountjoy, of Loeffler-Mountjoy Advertising, creators of the poster, commented,"We are very happy that the response has been positive for the fraternity, we have received additional praise from our colleagues in the advertising industry." Undergraduate response to the issue of sexual abuse has also been very good. Alpha Upsilon Chapter at Drexel University purchased a 2-page spread in the Drexel paper, "The Triangle", to publish the poster. A number of other chapters have reported their efforts to further the awareness of this problem on their campuses. The undergraduates have shown a deep interest in how to change attitudes that may be negative in their chapters as was demonstrated by a session at this summer's Pi Kapp College devoted to sexual abuse where an over-capacity crowd of over 100 Pi Kapp undergraduates gave their undivided attention to the problem. Durward Owen says of the poster and the problem of sexual abuse,"It is not enough that we create a poster and release a statement of position, we must now follow through with educational programs that will enhance the awareness to create strong, positive attitudes toward male-female relationships." He added,"We have now seen that one Fraternity can make a difference." "I would like to commend yourfraternity on your efforts in making your undergraduate membership aware of this problemfacing the entire greek system today."
"Congratulations on the Sexual Abuse poster. I thought it was very tasteful while illuminating a very serious subject. I am proud that myfraternity is taking a stance on this issue." Tony Kettle, Alpha Psi 499 "You should be proud of yourfraternity membersfor bringing this issue out in the open. Hopefully we will see the issue ofsexual violence out in the open and no longer a controversial issue. One person can make a difference." Leigh Dudasilc, Outreach Coordinator, Rape Crisis Center, Madison County North Carolina "Thank youfor calling attention to this problem that is all too often ignored. Please send me 2 copies. I am giving them to my son who attends a university filled with "good ole boys" who have "bad ole attitudes"!! Mary Lou Mazzara, Poughkeepsie, New York
"Wefeel that the poster is a great resource to increase fraternity awareness about the date rape issue. Keep up the good work.
"I would like to offer my commendations to you and the entire Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity on the development of your poster "Today's Greeks Call It Date Rape." As an administrator who works closely with fraternities and sororities,I am glad to see national organizations begin to address this growing problem on our college campuses."
Ken Tashjy, Coordinator of Greek Affairs, College of William and Mary
James D. Gibson, Assistant Dean of Student Life, Denison University
"You are to be commendedfor your sensitivity to this issue andfor your determination to make a strong statement that will help to educate others."
"We are most impressed with your effort and think that the poster is a very effective means of bringing the problem ofsexual abuse to the public's attention. Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity is to be commendedfor its willingness to take such a strong stand on this issue."
Danny Kaiser, Assistant Director for Greek Programs, University of Kansas
Virginia Lohner, Assistant Dean, Sweet Briar College "Recently, a colleague shared with me a copy of your poster "Today's Greeks Call It Rape". I was most impressed by Pi Kappa Phi's response to the problems ofsexual abuse on college campuses involving greeks. I congratulate yourfraternity on what I hope is only thefirst ofsuch efforts.
Jean H. Gaines, National President, Delta Delta Delta Sorority 'Pi Kappa Phi is to be commendedfor its awareness campaign regarding sexual abuse. The poster gives a very strong message! Thank youfrom the women ofPi Beta Phi.
Mary Neil Haas, Director, Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs, Michigan State University
Carolyn Helman Lichtenberg, National President, Pi Beta Phi Sorority
"You have produced a wonderful poster. Congratulations and thank youfor being active participants in the effort to end sexual assault in all of our lives. We appreciate your good work."
"I have received a copy ofPi Kappa Phi's excellent poster, and I applaud youfor a thought provoking publication. Thefraternity is to be commendedfor taking such a positive position on the subject of eliminating sexual abuse."
Polly Poskin, Director, Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Mrs. Richard D. Stegall, National President, Kappa Delta Sorority
1986 Award winning Pi Kappa Phi Chapters Champion Master Chapters Alpha Theta (Michigan State) Delta Lambda(UNC-Charlotte) Epsilon Kappa (Southern Tech) Epsilon Psi (Slippery Rock)
Master Chapters Beta Omega (East Tennessee State) Gamma Xi (Georgia Southwestern) Gamma Beta (Old Dominion) Alpha Epsilon (University of Flordia) Kappa(UNC-Chapel Hill) Beta Eta (Florida State) Beta Phi (East Carolina) Epsilon Mu (Bradley) Epsilon Nu (Sacramento State) Sigma(USC-Columbia) Delta Zeta (Appalachian State) Epsilon Sigma (Christian Brothers) Delta Sigma (Bowling Green State)
Added Value Award For those chapters which expand their concept of Fraternity to include efforts to initiate alumni initiates. Any Chapter initiating three or more alumni in a school year will be so recognized. EPSILON PSI (SLIPPERY ROCK)- 10 Gamma Alpha (Livingston) -9 Epsilon Upsilon (Georgia College) - 7 Alpha Epsilon (University of Florida) - 6 Epsilon Tau (St. Joseph's) - 4 Alpha Rho (West Virginia University) - 3 Beta Mu (McNeese State) -3 Gamma Nu (LaGrange College) - 3 Gamma Xi (Georgia Southwestern) -3 Delta Zeta (Appalachian State) -3 Epsilon Sigma (Christian Brothers) - 3
Community Service Award To the chapter that meaningfully contributes to the overall improvement of their community through service projects.
ALPHA EPSILON(UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA) Runner-up - Omicron (University of Alabama)
Executive Award Awarded to the Chapter initiating the largest number over the past year.
ALPHA EPSILON(UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)-58 Runner-up - Sigma (University of South Carolina) - 48
Houser Award To recognize greatest overall chapter improvement in various areas of fraternity operation.
ALPHA RHO(WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY) Runners-up Epsilon Kappa (Southern Tech) Sigma (University of South Carolina)
Management Award To the chapter initiating the greatest percentage based on the number of brothers.
EPSILON KAPPA(SOUTHERN TECH) Runners-up Alpha Rho (West Virginia University) Sigma (University of South Carolina)
President's Plaque To the chapter having the most comprehensive alumni development program.
ALPHA EPSILON(UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA) Runners-up Lambda (University of Georgia) Kappa (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
1986 Pi Kappa Phi Student of the Year "Awarded annually to the student member whose abilities and accomplishments have had significant impact on the chapter and have brought credit to Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity." "I believe the Fraternity has done a great deal more for me than I could ever do for the Fraternity," remarked Steven Mapes, the 1986 Pi Kappa Phi Student of the Year. Yet doing for Pi Kappa Phi is what Steven Mapes of Omicron Chapter at the University of Alabama has done, and very successfully. Omicron Chapter Housing Corporation Treasurer, James Philips best outlined why Steve is the Student of the Year. "It has been my pleasure to have contact with many of our student members and Steven represents what our Fraternity hopes to accomplish with each member. He came to us with a willingness to learn and a desire to contribute his many talents to the betterment of the Fraternity," adding, "Steve Mapes is the kind of member we should always be searching for." A May 1986 graduate of the University of Alabama, Steve received his B.A. in communications, majoring in Broadcast and Film Communication with a minor in Marketing. He maintained a 3.7 overall grade point average with a 4.0 in his major, exemplifying the "Student" in "Student of the Year." Steve credits Omicron Chapter for his nomination to the Student of the Year. He served Omicron proudly from the moment
Steven Mapes - Omicron Chapter, University of Alabama he pledged the chapter. He held offices as Chaplain, Warden, Treasurer and Archon, setting the example for years to come as he set high goals for each position. His chapter accomplishments have led Omicron to the front of the University of Alabama campus Greek System and Pi Kappa Phi. In addition to his Fraternity involvement, Steve contributed greatly to the University fo Alabama campus community. He served as Student Government Association Senator for the School of Communications and was also a member of Alpha Epsilon Rho, Broadcasting Academic Honorary and Professional Society. Steve held positions with the University of Alabama Radio Station WVUA as Production Manager and then Program Director. He was listed in Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges and The Outstanding Young Men of America. His accomplishments and efforts have truly had a significant impact on his chapter and he has brought credit to Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. He presently works for Planning Research Corporation of Washington, D.C. He plans to attend Law School with hopes of eventually practicing Communications Law. Pi Kappa Phi congratulates and wishes the best of luck to 1986 Student of the Year, Steven Mapes of Omicron Chapter.
1986 Area Governor of the Year The designation of Area Governor is one of the most challenging volunteer positions within Pi Kappa Phi. The Area Governor's job entails countless hours of, what is often, unrewarded work. The man deserving the Area Governor of the Year must set goals for his area, improvise a vehicle for accomplishing these goals, sec to it that they are carried out and then do follow-up. The recipient of the Area Governor of the Year this year exceeded what was expected of others in his position. A newcomer to the position, Dr. Arthur J. Quickenton served ably in the Area II North and South Carolina, the area with more chapters than any other. While serving the area he visited nearly every one of the 23 chapters in his charge in addition to giving special attention to a number of chapters in need and organizing the country's most successful Area Conclave this past year. Art, an alumni initiate and former "Chapter Advisor of the Year" from Delta Zeta Chapter at Appalachian State University, is a Professor in the Education Department at Applachian. He is a graduate of
1 Art Quickenton, Area Governor, Area II, speaking before Pi Kapp College Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York and later did his graduate work at Laredo State University and Doctoral work at the University of Texas-Austin. He received his award at the 1986 Pi Kapp College to the delight of the attendees in his area of North and South Carolina. Art looks forward to continuing his work with the chapters in his area, in addition to focusing some of his efforts with alumni groups in the Carolinas.
1986 Chapter Advisor of the Year There are two views of a good Chapter Advisor; the student thinks a good Chapter Advisor is someone that is around a lot and there when you have a problem; the Chapter Advisor thinks he is doing a good job if he goes to help the chapter when they have a problem. There is, however, one better definition of an outstanding Chapter Advisor. Therein is where the challenge lies. An outstanding Chapter Advisor is one person that is so involved, day-to-day, that he prevents problems before they arise. The outstanding Chapter Advisor wears a velvet glove over an iron fist, knowing when to say a few kind words and when words of kindness aren't appropriate. Dr. Steven K. Pontius, Chapter Advisor for Delta Phi Chapter at Radford University, merits this definition as 1986 Chapter Advisor of the Year. An alumni initiate of Delta Phi Chapter in 1980, Dr. Pontius has served as Chapter Advisor of the group since 1977. He is the Chairman of the Department of Geography at Radford University. A graduate of Indiana University, he went on to receive his PhD. at the University of Minnesota. He has special interest in economic development and population
Dr. Steven Pontius, Delta Phi Chapter, Radford College geography with an emphasis on Asia and Africa. His work with the United States Peace Corp in western Africa during the late 1960's served to foster that interest. After 9 years of experience with advising Delta Phi Chapter, Dr. Pontius has built a very large contingency of admirers through the Fraternity. He keeps a tremendous rapport with the chapter and the chapter consistently ranks as one of Pi Kappa Phi's best. Many thanks to the 1986 Chapter Advisor of the Year.
Pi Kappa Phi National Rose Constantly escorted by Pi Kapps from across the country, Holli Allison Long joined the attendees of Pi Kapp College to be pressented as the 1986 National Rose. Receiving the honor at the Pi Kapp College opening ceremonies from National President David Jaffee, she spoke to the attendees about her commitment to the continued betterment of Pi Kappa Phi and the greek world in general. Holli, a 22 year old native of Columbus, Georgia, was nominated by Gamma Kappa Chapter at Georgia Southern College. A recent graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Education, Holli is a member of the Phi Mu Sorority and is currently pursuing a teaching position in special education as well as working on her Master's in education. In addition to her activity with Pi Kappa Phi and Phi Mu, Holli was actively involved in her school and community, and worked as a volunteer for Special Olympics. She graduated Cum Laude with a 167 grade point average. From Lambda Chapter at the University of Georgia, Cynthia Ann Porter is the National Rose First Runner Up of 1986. Cynthia, also a member of Phi Mu Sorority, is from Savannah, Georgia. She was recognized by five different organizations with scholarships, participated in the University of Georgia Honors Program and is a member of the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, as well as being a Furman Scholar. A Business/Marketing major with a
3.59 grade point average, she is a member of the Defender/Advocate Society, Student Recruitment Team, All Campus Homecoming Committee, Greek Week Philanthropy Committee, Greeks Against Mismanagement of Alcohol and World Discipleship Association. A senior, Cynthia will pursue her MBA in Finance and a degree in corporate law after graduation. This year's second runner up, from Beta Gamma Chapter at the University of Louisville, is 20 year old Louisville native Cheryl Leanne Blanford. A senior in electrical engineering, Cheryl is a member of the Tau Beta Phi and Phi Beta Sigma Honorary. She is the membership chairman for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and serves on the Student Council. After graduation, Cheryl will take her perfect 4.0 grade point average to MIT or Purdue for graduate work in her field. Sara Spann Howard, representing Omicron Chapter at the University of Alabama, is this year's third runner up. A native of Montgomery, Alabama, Sara is a member of the Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, where she served in many capacities including president. A senior in nursing, Sara, 22, is a member of the Anderson Society, Order of Omega, Student Government, National Student Nurses Association, Phi Eta Sigma and Alpha Lambda Delta Honoraries. She will pursue a career in hospital nursing before entering a graduate program in nursing.
Pi Kappa Phi National Rose, 1986 Holli Allison Long Georgia Southern College
1st Runner Up Cynthia Porter University of Georgia
2nd Runner Up Cheryl Blanford University of Louisville
3rd Runner Up Sara Spann Howard University of Alabama
Alpha Epsilon Chapter - University ofFlorida
Making the most of a messy situation
It's a messy job but someone has to make money from it. For the past six years, Alpha Epsilon Chapter at the University of Florida has been doing just that; making money for doing the messiest Sunday morning clean-up job in Gainesville, Florida. Cleaning up after 74,000 fans at Florida field after Gator home football games is not a task for just any chapter, but the 174 member chapter gets the job done in just an hour and a half. For their efforts they bring in a cool $1,000 per game for their services. Alpha Epsilon got the job six years ago when they answered an advertisement in the local newspaper. At the time, they needed the money to pay for a new roof. After the roof was paid off, the chapter kept the job. In addition to providing income for the chapter the clean-up work also makes the chapter leading authorities on the drinking habits of Gator Fans. we find a lot of bottles, and strangely enough, most of the bottles are found on the alumni
side," said Dieter Pinner, Stadium Clean-up Committee. Although alcoholic beverages are officially forbidden in the stadium, booze containers are the most common contraband found the next day. 'The most popular type of container is the flask," said Odie Sheffield, "It's the easiest to get in. But every once in a while we'll find a quart-sized bottle. I don't know how they are able to get those inside." According to Pinner the toughest clean up was after the Alabama game. The Gator Fans were typically messy, but the end-zone-seated Alabama Fans were by far the messiest. "Bama had more alcohol than any other opposing fans that come here," Pinner said, "it was mostly Budweiser." How does the chapter guarantee that all brothers participate in the Sunday morning clean-up? A $25 fine is levied on those not showing without just cause. Alpha Epsilon Chapter's 174 members continue to strive to be the best and consistently display what a Fraternity can be if its members work at it hard enough.
created by Pi Kappa Phi, "COCKFEST" began. Cockfest occurs once every year, prior to the Gamecocks Homecoming game. It is said to be USC's largest pep rally, gathering over 15,000 fans, both young and old, from Columbia and surrounding areas. Consisting of performances by the USC Band, Cheerleaders, and "Cocky", the Gamecocks profound mascot. Followed by skits performed by student
organizations which pertain to a theme; with this year's being "The Wonderful World of Carolina". And of course, the USC football team makes a special Coach Joe with appearance along Morrison. Sigma had used past experience and turned it into future excellence. And with events such as Cockfest, Pi Kappa Phi is stronger than ever.
Photo Creditâ€˘ Florida TImea-Unlon 1988
Cockfest! A Sigma Chapter Tradition The Sigma chapter of Pi Kappa Phi has created a reputation for itself which centers around leadership excellence and is rapidly dominating the University of South Carolina campus. Having used the past years to produce a strong foundation which is constantly being built upon, 59 active bro-
thers and 29 determined associate members have based their goals on the motto, "Building on Tradition". After the membership of Sigma chapter increased and a spirit of enthusiasm swept through the brothers and leaders, and only think left to do was prove to the community that Pi Kappa Phi was a name to be remembered. Though involved in many service projects and activities around the city of Columbia, there is one social event which has brought the University of South Carolina together with Pi Kappa Phi to establish a community tradition for the past sixteen years. In 1970, backed by the University, sponsored by the Athletic Department, and
The men of Sigma following the 16th annual, Pi Kappa Phi sponsored, "Cockfest" at the University of South Carolina.
Gamma Kappa Chapter breaks ground on first house at Georgia Southern
Executive Director, Durward W. Owen speaks at the groundbreaking for the proposed Gamma Kappa Chapter House at Georgia Southern. He is flanked by the Gamma Kappa Chapter Housing Corporation and National Rose, Holli Long. More than 125 alumni attended the Homecoming event in Statesboro, Georgia. (Photo thanks to Paul McGahee - Gamma Kappa #319.)
The 41st Supreme Chapter( It is time to pull out your calendar and begin making reservations for the 41st Supreme Chapter of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity to be held in Dallas, Texas, August 12th through August 15th, 1987. The luxurious Dallas Registry Hotel will be the site of your Fraternity's biannual convention, providing Pi Kappa Phi with the most impressive surroundings Dallas has to offer.
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Pi Kappa Phi's from across the country will meet in a world-class city that shares much of the same spirit and vigor that has made your Fraternity the fastest growing and one of the most respected in the fraternity world. Dallas'rich history in the southwest and recent growth have brought it to the forefront of the Lone Star State. The home of the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers, a city with a tradition of wealth, and a skyline that reflects a city of growth and excitement; much like Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity.
lumni and undergraduate members will come together for four days next August to share in the Brotherhood that your Fraternity offers as well as steer the direction that Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity will take in the future. Your National Fraternity leaders wil be present and new leaders will be chosen. Well-known and respected Brothers will come to share in the excitement of the 41st Supreme Chapter in Dallas.
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It has been said that one's experience in Pi Kappa Phi is incomplete until you attend a Supreme Chapter. Nowhere else will you find as large a gathering of men that share in the same principles, enjoying Fraternity like you will at the 41st Supreme Chapter of Pi Kappa Phi in Dallas.
s an alumnus you'll enjoy the chance to refresh your Fraternity ties. From the pomp and ceremony of the Nu Phi Society Dinner to the sharing of brotherhood at the Founder's Breakfast for alumni only, you'll find that lifelong fraternity is something you share with your many alumni brothers.
For the wives of Pi Kappa Phi attendees,Dallas has much to offer. A full lady's program will provide trips to the biggest names in retail and excursions to the world's most luxurious malls as well as to the many quaint specialty shops in Dallas. The women attending will have plenty to do as Dallas is the home of a wide range of galleries, gardens and other prominent sights to see.
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the John F. Kennedy Memorial. After four days with Pi Kappa Phi in Dallas you'll be glad that you didn't miss the 41st Supreme Chapter.
If you are looking for an opportunity to relax, the Dallas Registry Hotel and the 41st Supreme Chapter is the place to go. From the luxurious rooms to the deluxe pool accomodations, you'll appreciate the convenience and service of this first-class hotel.
'Whether it is a suntan by the pool or the exhileration of a tennis match, the 41st Supreme Chapter will offer you opportunities for activity. refreshing pool area, top-quality tennis courts and health club facilities to a In addition at the Registry Hotel, their will be a chance to get in a round at one of Dallas'fine golf courses. Tournaments will be held for the competitor in you so you may want to begin bushing up your game now in anticipation of Dallas in '87. In addition, trips to Six Flags Over Texas,one of the nation's top amusement parks, will provide attendees with action and excitement. ratiZ
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Many alumni make the Supreme Chapter ofPi Kappa Phi a stop on their family vacation.The southwest has plenty to offer for continuing a journey after stopping in Dallas. Mexico,the Alamo,San Antonio, and the many beaches on the Gulf of Mexico are only a short distance and could provide a great finish to an exciting week at the 41st Supreme Chapter. If you are interested in arranging a Texas vacation, write the Texas State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, Austin, TX 78763-5064 for more information on what Texas has to offer.
Mr. Pi Kappa Phi 1986 Julius E. Burges
'The Mr. Pi Kappa Phi Award shall be recognized as the highest and most prestigious honor to be bestowed upon a member of this Fraternity." To a standing ovation, before the attendees of Pi Kapp College, Julius E. Burges accepted the award of Mr. Pi Kappa Phi 1986. The soft-spoken Mr. Burges then delivered a few words to more than 380 undergraduates and alumni in the Roanoke College Auditoruim. He didn't speak of his days back at the College of Charleston in Alpha Chapter, nor did he speak of his long and successful career in the banking industry. Mr. Pi Kappa Phi 1986 brought the audience of Pi Kapps his secret to a fulfilling life. "Give of yourself to others, to your community, wherever you may be needed." In an allusion to the latest emphasis on careerism among college students he told attendees, "Nothing will last like the feel-
ing of giving of one's self to those who need it. The Mercedes that you have your eye on will not last like the fulfillment of donating your time and effort to others," adding, to the undergraduates' delight, "Although a Mercedes will last quite a long time." Julius E. Burges, Mr. Pi Kappa Phi 1986, is a Pi Kapp who has given of himself, especially to his Fraternity. He is a past Chairman and presently serves as a Treasurer of the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation Trustees. A Golden Legion Recipient for 50 years of membership in Pi Kappa Phi, he has contributed greatly to the goals of both the National Fraternity and his chapter. As an undergraduate he served Alpha chapter as an officer, holding each position during his years at the College of Charleston. He later served the Alpha Housing Corporation as Treasurer and as the Treasurer of the 37th Supreme Chapter
Adopting child had been longtime goal of Area Governor and single parent Ron deValinger As Area Governor for Area DI, covering Georgia and Florida, Ron deValinger is well known to the chapter's in his charge. In addition to organizing, consistently, one of the country's best area conclaves he attempts to visit each of the chapters in his area each year. A past "Area Governor of the Year" and initiate of Gamma Nu Chapter at LaGrange College, he has served the region since 1982. He has and continues to be an outstanding member of Pi Kappa Phi. Ron deValinger is outstanding in many ways. He is a talented man with deep convictions. He has a remarkable sense of humor and warmth and probably the fact that makes him most outstanding and singular, he is a single parent.
Helping Pi Kappa Phi take a byte out of the cost of technology - Dick Moore Megabytes. . .Software. . .Hardware. . .Datafiles. . . Diskettes. . .Information sorts. . .The business of Fraternity and Pi Kappa Phi has advanced considerably over the past few years. Not too long ago a few typewriters and adding machines processed the words and numbers that kept the Pi Kappa Phi Adminstrative Office corresponding and balancing. Now the office is full of terminals and printers which allow your fraternity to administer to over 105 chapters and 36,000 addressable alumni. Many lessons have been learned, as happens with any office that attempts to move into the computer age. As anyone that has had to purchase a computer knows, it is hard to know exactly who to believe when looking for the right package of hardware and software. An invaluable resource came in the person of a Kappa Chapter at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill alumnus named Dick Moore.
Dick, who was with a Charlotte, North Carolina area computer retailer when he first heard of the Fraternity's need for "low-cost" computer consulting, came for-
Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Pi Kappa Phi 1986 did not limit his service to his Fraternity. His civic activities have included; President, Kiwanis Club; Vice President and Treasurer, Charleston Chamber of Commerce; President and Treasurer, St. John's Lutheran Church; Treasurer and Secretary, College of Charleston Board of Trustees. In addition he has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the College of Charleston as well as being named Associate Alumnus of the Year. Brother Burges has had a long and distinguished career in Bank Administration. He is the retired President and Chairman of the Board of Citizens and Southern Corporation of South Carolina. He is also past National President of the Bank Administration Institute and Administrative Director of the School for Bank Administration at the University of Wisconsin. He has been married for 46 years and
he and his wife Margaret, have three daughters.
Special reception held in Charleston In honor of Mr. Pi Kappa Phi 1986, more than 60 of Julius Burges' friends and admirers were present at the Bishop Smith House, which is the home of the College of Charleston President, for a reception September 8, 1986. Those present included former Governor of South Carolina and Pi Kapp James Edwards and South Carolina Senator Glenn McConnell. The event, sponsored by the National Council of Pi Kappa Phi, the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation and the Administrative Office of Pi Kappa Phi, included a formal presentation of the Mr. Pi Kappa Phi Award.
Never married, the 37-year-old deValinger is the proud father of Randall Lee deValinger, a bright 10-year-old who he adopted a year-and-a-half ago. deValinger said since he was adopted himself, by his step-father, he has always had an appreciation for the fact that there are children who need homes. I've always thought that even if I had 12 children, I'd still like to adopt at least one." deValinger said. He first began the lengthy adoption process some ten years ago when he began working through the Department of Family and Children Services. "They were not allowing single men to adopt children at that time," said deValinger. "They have very stringent, high standards and it takes a lot of time to process an adoption request following an intensive case study," he said. But in spite of the long road to adoption, deValinger is pleased that their standards are so high because it insures
that the children are well placed in good homes. When Lee was formally adopted by deValinger, on September 27, 1984, the boy opted to legally change his name. In deference to this foster father, he chose Randall as his first name. He chose Lee, deValinger's mother's maiden name, as his middle name. As director of Student Life at Georgia Southwestern College, deValinger has a natural empathy with young people. He holds a master's degree in counseling and feels that this has helped to qualify him as a good parent. deValinger admits that many of his friends were a bit standoffish when he first adopted Lee but after having met the boy, have been very supportive. A match made in heaven, the deValingers look forward to a bright and happy future together. deValinger hopes that others who might be seeking to adopt a child may be inspired by his and Lee's story.
ward and offered his services to Pi Kappa Phi to research and formulate a computer system that would meet the Fraternity's expanding needs. "I saw some paperwork with the Pi Kappa Phi name on it pass by one of my associates desk one day and thought I'd give a call to see if I could help out," said Dick is who the with Founder Microcomputer Resource Professionals, a software and hardware consulting firm in Charlotte. "All I really do is make sure that the Fraternity is taking best advantage of the equipment and software that they have," added Dick. A 1978 graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, with a BS in Business Administration and accounting, Dick went on to become a Certified Public Accountant in North Carolina. After a stay in Houston, Texas as an internal auditor Dick returned to Charlotte and reenrolled in school at UNCCharlotte to get his computer science degree which allowed him to enter into the computer consulting market. Says Dick of the computer consulting field, "PC owners have changed in the business world. It used to be that someone would buy one and try to work the problems out himself and make a lot of mistakes along the way as well as wasting a lot of his own time," adding, "People are realizing that it is a
lot more efficient to hire someone to solve their problems so that they can get right to work on the tasks they want their computers to perform for them." According to Fraternity Executives Association surveys Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity is now among the leaders of those taking advantage of computer capabilities in the administration of fraternity business. "His help has been invaluable to the Fraternity," says Durward Owen, Executive Director adding,"we could have plodded along listening to this salesman or that salesman but with Dick as a personal consultant we feel confident that our interests and needs are being served by the equipment we've purchased." Over the years alumni have come forward to offer their services to Pi Kappa Phi and saved the Fraternity many of the costs that businesses would usually incur for their time. A valuable asset, Pi Kappa Phi's alumni bring together knowledge from all backgrounds and professions. Says Durward Owen, "It is because of alumni like Dick Moore that we are able to make many of the advances and accomplish the things we do from the Administrative Office. His time, and the many other alumni who offer theirs is a shining example of unselfishly giving one's self to their fraternity in a very valuable way."
On toward a million dollars!
Gold Star Club
Pi Kappa Phi passes $500,000 mark in PUSH giving since inception
For contributions in excess of $10,000 Alpha Epsilon Chapter University of Florida $10,241.72
Silver Star Club For contributions of $5,000 - 9,999 Epsilon Sigma Kappa Epsilon Xi Alpha Tau
Christian Brothers UNC-Chapel Hill LaSalle Rensselaer
$ 6,002.20 5,572.08 5,335.00 5,040.26
Bronze Star Club
For Contributions of $2,500 - 4,999 Alpha Sigma Epsilon Iota Mu Tau Alpha Rho
Tennessee UNC-Greensboro Duke North Carolina State West Virginia
4,200.00 3,430.00 3,193.51 3,549.50 2,500.00
President's Club For contributions of $1,000 - 2,499 Delta Zeta Alpha Phi Omega Delta Sigma Beta Sigma Gamma Xi Gamma Delta Epsilon Kappa Gamma Lambda Epsilon Mu Epsilon Xi Delta Epsilon Rho Associate Chapter Alpha Theta
2,127.40 2,100.00 2,078.58 2,011.00 2,000.00 2,000.00 1,639.93 1,553.00 1,544.62 1,544.04 1,412.07 1,248.44 1,234.58 1,230.00 1,217.50 1,109.74 1,100.00 1,068.42 1.028.76 1,019.38 1,000.69 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00
Purdue Bowling Green State Presbyterian USC-Columbia Georgia Southwestern Memphis State Southern Tech Missouri-Rolla Bradley Denver Furman Lenoir-Rhyne North Dakota Michigan State Texas-Austin Northeast Missouri Sacramento State Texas A&M James Madison Montevallo Auburn Penn State Drexel East Carolina Jacksonville State Pittsburgh Auburn-Montgomery
Red Rose Club For doubling their previous year's contribution Beta Zeta Mu Chi Beta Omega Beta Phi Gamma Delta Delta Sigma Epsilon Theta Epsilon Kappa Epsilon Rho Epsilon Psi Epsilon Omega
Presbyterian Wofford Duke Stetson Eastern Tennessee State East Carolina Memphis State Bowling Green State Seton Flail Southern Tech Lenoir-Rhyne Slippery Rock Texas Tech
1984-85 925.00 200.00 560.45 67.44 100.00 500.00 300.00 1,000.00 50.00 447.00 397.00 326.00 112.50
1985-86 2,011.00 640.03 3,193.51 400.00 218.36 1,000.00 1,639.93 2,078.58 100.00 1,553.00 1,234.58 775.00 283.56
Thomas H. Sayre Designer Award (Largest contribution per capita)
Duke University - Durham $106.45 per man
The Chairman's Award (Largest increase from previous year)
Mu - Duke University - Durham 1984-85 1985-86 Increase
$ 506.45 3,193.51 $2,633.06
Other Chapter's Contributions: Beta Iota -Toledo Epsilon Psi• Slippery Rock Zeta - Worked Delta Alpha- Virginia Ter.h Alpha - Charkston Iota- Georgia Tech Gamma Alpha - Livinpton Gamma Poi - South Alabama Epatlon Omicron Villanova Epsilm Upsilon - Georgia College Gamma Epsilon• WOSICITI Carolina Gamma Na-LaGrange Beta Gamma - Louisville Epsilon Epsilon - Clinch Valley Oil - Stetson Delta Beta - Keith Georgia Zeta Beta- UC-San Diego Einem Lambda USC-Spartanburg Beta Lambda - Tampa
$981.18 775.00 640.00 630.00 555.37 527.2.1 500.00 500.00 500.00 500.00 454.55 418.00 410.00 405.00 400.03 400.00 310.00 301.00 300.00
Beta Tau - Valdosta Epsilon Omega - Texas Tech Delta Lambda - UNC-Charlotio Beta Omega - East Tennessee Beta Eta - Florida State Epsilon Eta - Winthrop College Alpha Alpha-Mercer Gamma Theta - UNC-Wilmington Delta Kappa - Pembroke Nu - Nebraska-Lincoln Epsilon Theta - Sewn Hall Epsilon Phi - UAB Gamma Rho - Lander Phi Alpha Sigma AC - Clemson Gamma Kappa - Gecrgia Southern Epsilon Alpha•Elon College OM= Beta -Old Dominion Asocial* Chapbr - George Mason
$1,000 in the past year. The previous high for chapters over' $1,000 was 33 in the 1984-85 campaign. A highlight of the year was the second consecutive Gold Star Club designation for Alpha Epsilon Chapter-University of Florida for gifts of over $10,000. Alpha Epsilon Chapter was the reason for the creation of the Gold Star Club as they continually increased the level of giving and to date have been the only chapter to achieve the Gold Star Club designation. While chapter fundrasing for PUSH saw a slight decline in 1985-86, Pi Kappa Phi stays atop the fraternity world for its efforts toward one service project. An estimated 20,000+ man hours go into the fundraising efforts by undergraduate members of Pi Kappa Phi for PUSH. Remarkable as it may seem it is also estimated that more than 80% of those chapters participating in PUSH service projects also participate in one or more local community service projects on and near their campuses. Pi Kappa Phi . . . serving their fellow man, giving their time and effort to a most worthy cause.
Delta Delta Epsilon Nu Delta Omega Delta Tau Gamma Omega Alpha Iota Alpha Mu Alpha Upsilon Beta Phi Delta Epsilon Delta Upsilon Epsilon Delta
Pi Kappa Phi Chapters surpassed the half-million dollar mark in funds raised for Pi Kappa Phi's service project, PUSH, since the founding of PUSH in 1977. By giving $101,473 this year to PUSH the total dollars raised reached $517,099.58. PUSH remains a source of pride for Pi Kappa Phi as it is the only completely Fraternity funded service project of its kind. It is estimated that with the present rate of growth in giving that, by 1990, Pi Kapps will have raised $1 million for PUSH. Chapters of Pi Kappa Phi have now consistently raised over $100,000 for the past three years in their efforts to bring the PUSH concept to more mental retardation facilities. PUSH, a concept by which mental retardation care institutions are improved by the placement of PUSH learning equipment, has seen significant change since its founding. Pi Kappa Phi National Council Chaplain Thomas Sayre, originator of the PUSH concept has continued to be a prime mover in the growth of the service project PUSH for Pi Kappa Phi. 76 Chapters contributed to this year's PUSH effort with 39 chapters raising over
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The PUSH "Corporate Match" Program "A way to double the value of your hard-work" Maybe you've seen him, or possibly you've been there yourself. Sometimes he is standing with a sponge in his hand waiting for the next car to wash, other times he is pushing a wheelchair for miles at a time, still other times he is dodging cars at a roadblock to solicit passers-by for a donation to Pi Kappa Phi's service project, PUSH. His contribution of time and effort is the mainstay of PUSH fundraising, an effort that raised over $100,000 last year alone. Thousands of Pi Kappa Phis work together each year to make PUSH the only service project singly supported by a national fraternity. A number of chapters have found even greater sources of money for PUSH through a new and exciting method, the PUSH "Corporate Match" Program. Instead of donning their Pi Kapp sweatshirts and blue-jeans for a car-wash these bright young men are suiting up in pin-stripes and ties and heading for corporate boardrooms to sell the concept of PUSH and what it is doing for handicapped children. Their efforts are being rewarded as they walk away with checks for PUSH in the thousands of dollars. How does the PUSH "Corporate Match" Program work? There are a number of steps that must be followed, one after the other, omitting none, to see the rewards of the "Corporate Match" program. Step #1: Your chapter or a number of chapters in your region approaches a mental retardation facility in your area and shows them the kinds of things PUSH could provide to their facility. Step #2: If they are interested a project proposal is drawn with the help and approval of the PUSH Office specifying what PUSH could give them. Step #3: Following the "project proposal" the chapter finds out from the PUSH office the foundations and corporations that provide funding for projects such as the one proposed in the "project proposal". Step #4: A plan is set and representatives from the chapter and representatives from the mental retardation facility approach the potential contributors, selling the proposition that PUSH will donate half the cost of the project if local sponsors will contribute the other half. Step #5: Once local sponsors pledge enough for half the amount of the proposed project the PUSH office schedules an installation date. All that's left to do then is to call up the local media and receive the acclaim that a chapter of Pi
Kappa Phi is deserving for their PUSH efforts. Everyone is happy, the mental retardation facility, the corporation, the chapter and most of all. . .the kids who benefit from this most worthy cause. Sound easy? Well, there are a few hurdles that must be overcome before a project like the one outlined becomes a reality. But, like any hurdle it just takes commitment and effort to overcome. There are a limited number of sites that can be approved as is limited by PUSH funding. The PUSH executive board must select which sites are approved by using the following criteria. * A strong interest on the part of the facility that would receive the PUSH equipment, as well as a strong relationship between the facility and the chapter(s) proposing the project. * Escrow funds available for the PUSH part of the funding towards the match. If your chapter has raised a lot of money and has an escrow account or other chapters in the area want to pool funds toward the project the chances of being chosen are increased. Cooperation among a number of chapters is looked upon very favorably. * Firm commitments for matching funds. Different corporations and foundations have different procedures for the commitment of their dollars. Written confirmation is a must. The rewards are great from the PUSH "Corporate Match" Program. Not only is PUSH able to benefit more handicapped children as a result of your efforts but you get the experience of organizing a major fundraising effort. Contact with key business and community leaders can be invaluable to both those involved personally and the chapter as a whole. Visibility is attained for PUSH as the equipment provided by your effort would be placed in your neighborhood for all to see, including new members who need to know the benefit of giving of one's self to their fellow man. Finally, there is no greater feeling than the one you get when you see the smiles on the kids' faces as a result of your chapter's hard work and dedication. One word of caution. As you proceed, with each step you take, keep in touch with the PUSH office in Morganton, North Carolina. Working together with PUSH you can make sure that you don't make any promises you can not keep and that the "Corporate Match" Program is doing twice as much as PUSH has ever done before.
Insurance Crisis threatens fraternity shutdowns Effects being felt at all levels Without dramatic action, the current liability insurance crisis could shutdown several fraternities, including Pi Kappa Phi. That's the word from fraternity leaders throughout the country. College fraternities have proven extremely vulnerable to liability claims with society becoming more lawsuit conscious. At this point there are as many as 100 lawsuits pending against fraternities - any one of which could cripple or kill an uninsured or underinsured organization. National fraternities who are facing the possibility of "going bare" or surviving with whatever insurance they are able to procure could be put out of business by a single lawsuit. Yet, fearful of losing money, insurance companies are largely refusing to write policies for fraternities. Some experts believe that as a result of the perceived risk of insuring fraternities that there will be absolutely no liability coverage available to fraternity houses. According to Durward W. Owen, Executive Director of Pi Kappa Phi, many fraternities, including Pi Kappa Phi, who have never had a claim against them have seen their liability premiums doubled and their coverage halved. Owen noted that premiums three to four times the previous year's are not unusual. 'The situation is so critical," says Owen, "that virtually all fraternity leaders agree that the liability insurance crisis is perhaps the most dangerous challenge fraternities have ever faced." The crisis is also changing the methods in which national fraternities are responding to situations of perceived risk. "Chapters that are exposing themselves to risk are being dealt with swiftly and firmly," says Assistant Executive Director, Glenn Dickson. "Situations that used to warrant corrective actions that would allow the chapter to continue operating with a changed attitude are now facing being shutdown. We can no longer accept irresponsible behavior from chapters; those indiscriminately serving alcoholic beverages and hazing, no matter how minor, will be facing severe repercussions." One of the biggest factors contributing to fraternity risk is alcohol. Irresponsible alcohol consumption is responsible for an estimated 90% of the
cases pending against fraternities. Fraternities have too often been there own worst enemy, according to Owen, as society has become less tolerable of all disturbing behavior. The old excuse of "boys being boys" is no longer usable as chapters are faced with legal action for behavior that was somehow thought of as acceptable in the past. The effects of the liability crisis are having effects upon alumni participation. "In the past men would gladly serve as a Chapter Advisor for a group, volunteering his time and knowledge. Now, many alumni are very concerned over the type of exposure they are facing through their involvement," says Durward Owen. While Pi Kappa Phi's Director and Officer liability insurance includes Chapter Advisors and Area Governors many alumni are still hesitant to open themselves to the type of legal risk involved with taking a volunteer position with the Fraternity. An even further reaching ramification of the crisis is the concern by undergraduates toward accepting positions of leadership within a chapter. "Archons are finding their 'neck on the line' each time a chapter has a social function," says Dickson adding," What was once thought of as a great honor is now being considered a personal liability risk. I suppose it is a credit to the educational programming that the Administrative Office has done that they are aware of the risk but we are finding some chapters are facing great voids in leadership among their officers which can also have a disastrous effect on a chapter." Some experts are forecasting an casing of the insurance crisis in the next years but most agree there will be very little help for fraternities unless they can considerably change their exposure to risk. 'That will mean a very large shift in the emphasis of many local chapter's programming, away from irresponsible behavior," says Owen. "As long as there are any chapters that subscribe to, or national fraternities that allow members to disregard acceptable standards, all fraternities will face being 'blacklisted' by insurance companies." Editor's Note "We would like to thank Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity for their continued attention to the insurance crisis."
Make Fraternity more than a memory All across the country there are opportunities to continue your fraternity experience in one of the many Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Associations. In many areas alumni associations and chapters have been in existence for a number of years but in many others they are and have been forming over the last couple of years. The first step to getting involved with the alumni association is to contact the president of the group and indicate your interest. The list below should provide you with your first contact. Why become involved with a Pi Kappa Phi Alumni Associations? Exciting things arc happening with many alumni associations! In recent years they have begun to redefine their roles so that now they not only provide local chapters with advisory
support but they provide varied social and professional opportunities for their members. Social gatherings such as picnics, golf outings, professional sports outings, trips, and professional speakers are not uncommon with many of the exciting new area alumni associations. Take a moment and make a call to your area's alumni group. You will find that they are groups of alumni from many different chapters coming together to continue their activity in Pi Kappa Phi. If there is not an alumni association in your area, and you would like to change that, call the Administrative Office of Pi Kappa Phi at (704)523-6000, or write P.O. Box 240526, Charlotte, NC 28224, and we can put you in touch with other Pi Kapps in your area to start such a group.
Alumni Chapters and Associations Alabama Gull Coast Alumni Americus Alumni Corp. Central Alabama Alumni Assoc. Charleston Alumni Assoc. Des Moines Alumni Chapter Detroit Area Alumni Assoc. East TN Alumni Assoc. Greenwood Alumni Assoc. Ithaca Alumni Assoc. Jacksonville Area Alumni Assoc. Memphis Alumni Assoc. Metroplex Alumni Assoc. Mountaineer Alumni Assoc. Norm' Alumni Association North Jersey Alumni Assoc. New York Alumni Chapter Portland Area Alumni Assoc. Sacramento Valley Alum As. Seattle Alumni Assoc. Texas Area Alumni Assoc. Toledo Alumni Assoc. Washington D.C. Alumni Assoc. West VA Alumni Assoc. Wilmington Alumni Assoc.
Frank Havard - 212 S. Fulton St., Mobile, AL 36606 Ron Chaffin - 3145 White Rd., NE, Conyers, GA 30207 Jim Beal - P.O. Box 505, Montevallo. AL 35115 Alan Horres, Jr. - 2362 Parsonnage Rd., Charleston,SC 29407 John S. Kirk- 10 Beachwood, Greenbriar Est, Cumming, IA 50061 Bill Lawton - 525 E. University, Rochester, MI 48063 Larry Henderson - 946 Maynard, Knoxville, TN 37917 Chuck Watson - P.O. Box 848, Greenwood,SC 29646 David F. Dunn - 623 N. Berks St., Allentown,PA 18104 Jesse Grimm - 4445 Silverwood Ln., Jacksonville, Fl 32207-6239 David Everson - 7331 Hollorn Ln., Merrphis, TN 38115 Mark Fehmer - 10702 St. Canyon, Dallas, TX 75230 Rick W.Price - 69 Siedgefleld Cir., Wilkesboro, NC 28697 Robert S. Kuhlman - 5405 Carlton No. 201, Oaldand, CA 94618 Aivars Krumins - 318 Delaware Ave., Union, NJ 07083 John Burns - 1629 E. 38th St., Brcoklyn, NY 11234 Rick Hug - 1152 Troon Rd., Lake Oswego,OR 97034 Pete Kitowsld - 250 Cadillac Dr., Sacramento,CA 95825 Mike Colley - 2553 NE 96th, Seattle, WA 98115 Steven O'Neal - 10800 Fondren No. 14, Houston, TX 77096 Christopher P. Cannon - 903 Lochhaven, Maumee,OH 43537 Edward Hook - Shield Bus. Mach.,8470 Tyco Rd., Vienna, VA 22180 Michael C. Paterno - 1315 Martha Rd. S., Charleston, WV 25303 Lee Pearson - 3617 Sirbey Smith. Wilmington, NC 28403
Pi Kappa Phi National Council adopts strong policies regarding risk management. The Pi Kappa Phi National Council meeting, held during Pi Kapp College, August 8th and 9th, 1986 in Salem, Virginia resulted in a strong statement and resolved effort to address the legal liability and risk management problems that Pi Kappa Phi and all fraternities are facing. In a statement that acknowledges risk management as perhaps the most immediate concern of Pi Kappa Phi, the National Council officers adopted strong policies to address the problem: 1. Each chapter will have an affirmative action procedure to insure proper management of its areas of risk. 2. The Executive Director will report to the National Council what the Administrative Office affirmative action procedures are to insure proper management of the National Fraternity areas of potential risk. 3. Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, in conjunction with Pi Kappa Phi Properties, Inc., and the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation will continue to place a maximum effort on educational programs regarding alcohol use and abuse, substance abuse, sexual abuse and hazing. 4. No official function of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, Pi Kappa Phi Properties, Inc., and the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation shall involve distribution of any type of alcoholic beverage, or other illegal substances in violation of state or federal laws. 5. No funds collected in the name of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity on a national or local level may be used for the purchase of alcoholic beverages, or illegal substances of any form in violation of state or federal laws. 6. Each prospective member of Pi Kappa Phi shall sign a statement before initiation indicating that he has read, understands and will comply with the Fraternity's positions on alcohol and substance abuse, sexual abuse and hazing. 7. The officers of each chapter shall sign a statement that they have read, understand and will comply with the Fraternity's position's on alcohol and substance abuse, sexual abuse and hazing. 8. Pi Kappa Phi will attempt to maintain adequate and appropriate insurance to protect the Fraternity for possible litigation. The policies set by the Pi Kappa Phi National Council are among the first of their kind in the fraternity world. All fraternities are facing the realization of the magnitude of the risk managment problem and developing policies similar those adopted by Pi Kappa Phi. The explosion of litigation is resulting in mounting costs to the fraternities in many areas. Most apparent are the exorbitant increases in insurance cost to
New Area Governors named for West Coast and Virginias The Pi Kappa Phi National Council approved the appointment of two new Area Governors at their Summer meeting in Salem, Virginia. The two Area Governorwere left vacant by Sonny ships O'Drobinak, Area X and Richard Flora, Area IX, who both stepped down from their positions after years of faithful service to Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. Serving Area X, covering California, Oregon, and Washington, is Steven Ryder, an initiate, past Chapter Advisor and Housing Corporation President of Gamma Chapter at California - Berkeley. Steve has long been regarded as an expert in Housing Corporation formation and management for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity as well as a strong supporter in Western expansion efforts. A resident of Long Beach, with California, Steve is employed Westinghouse Credit Corporation. Steve's address is 3516 Elm Avenue #406, Long Beach, CA 90807-3916.
protect fraternities. Rates have increased over 100% this year alone to Pi Kappa Phi for the minimal insurance available. Not as apparent are the costs of research, development and carrying out of educational programs to address the legal liabiality issues, in addition to the lost revenues from chapters that will eventually be suspended because of their perceived risk to the Fraternity. "I can not think of an issue that has absorbed as much staff time and resources than the risk managment problem has over the past two-years," says Durward Owen, Executive Director of Pi Kappa Phi. In addition to the official policies, the Pi Kappa Phi Administrative Office has further developed its affirmative action procedures to insure proper management of its areas of potential risks. It is estimated that by the end of the year more than threequarters of the Fraternity's undergraduate membership will have been shown a riskby management video-tape, produced Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, by Pi Kappa Phi Leadership Consultants during their chapter visits this year. Extensive attention was devoted to the problem of risk management at Pi Kapp College this summer and it will also be a key topic at the mid-year leadership gathering, the Archon / Vice Archon / Treasurer / Warden Conference to be held in January. This fall a series of bulletins were created to address the areas of risk individually, concentrating on methods to reduce and manage risks. Distribution of similar bulletins will continue to keep chapters informed of the problems that they must address. Pi Kappa Phi National Council Member-at-Large, Jerry Brewer, Dean of Student Life at the University of South CarolinaColumbia, provided the Fraternity with background research into the risk management questions. His extensive study of the risk management problems that are facing both universities and fraternities led to the adoption of the Fraternity's firmest policies to date. As additional policies are needed the National Council assured swift action to protect the Fraternity and its affiliates.
National Council Member-at-Large and Dean of Students, University of South Carolina, Jerry Brewer.
Glenn Aspinwall, Area Governor IX Glenn Aspinwall, now administering to Area IX in Virginia and West Virginia, is a former staff member of the Pi Kappa Phi Administrative Office. He is an initiate of Gamma Kappa Chapter at Georgia Southern College where he serves on the Housing Corporation. His recent move to Virginia Beach, Virginia, after living in Atlanta, Georgia allowed him to take his present position serving Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. Glenn is employed with a division of JMB Property Management as a leasing agent. To contact Glenn Aspinwall write: 725 Sir Walter, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. While Area Governors primarily serve in advisory capacity to undergraduate chapters, a new emphasis has been placed on the formation of alumni associations by Area Governors. Should you be interested in alumni associations be sure to contact the Area Governor in your area.
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Chapter Eternal We regret that the following Brothers did not receive mention of their passing to the Chapter Eternal in the Summer 1986 Star and Lamp. Burrell P. Jones, Alpha 203 Richard Crockett, Xi 49 Eric Van Winter, Alpha 412 W. W. Bull, Alpha Epsilon 60 James Campbell Reid, Beta 85 Charles Arthur Olsen, Alpha Zeta 15 Jay B. Johnson, Gamma 460 Howard K. Dixon, Alpha Zeta 186 Harvey L. Rice, Nu 37 Alexander Cecil Webb, Beta Omega 261 Frank Maycock, Nu 273
"Easy" Remembers Pi Kappa Phi Brother Edward McCain joined the Chapter Eternal last month. He served on no committee. Never was he elected to an office, nor was he appointed to any position of leadership as an alumnus. Yet, in spite of this lack of direct involvement, Edward M. McCain of Alpha Psi Chapter, Indiana University did serve his National Fraternity. According to Charles Killion, also of Alpha Psi Chapter and close friend of Brother McCain, Ed was intelligent, had a good sense of humor and always took an interest in the working and progress of Pi Kappa Phi throughout his life. He was nicknamed "Easy" for his friendly and comfortable countenance. Throughout his 20 years of employment with Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Jacksonville, Florida, "Easy" McCain took an active interest in the Stock Market. Recently Ed McCain remembered Pi Kappa Phi in his will with a gift $25,000 to the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation. He had told his close friend and Fraternity Brother Charles Killion about the gift saying that it was because he had made many lifelong friends through Pi Kappa Phi. If you have an interest in naming the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation in your will, please contact the Administrative Office for assistance.
Noteworthy Anniversaries of 1986-87 Beta Chapter at Presbyterian College will mark 80 years this coming March, with their founding date March 16, 1907. . . Omicron Chapter at the University of Alabama posts 70 years from their chartering of April 17, 1917. . . Alpha Iota at Auburn University celebrates 60 years of brotherhood, founded October 2, 1926. . . The Alumni of Alpha Kappa Chapter at the University of Michigan will have reason to celebrate the March 12th, 60 year anniversary of their chartering as their chapter will be rechartered after some 50 years of dormancy on that campus. . . University of Toledo's Beta Iota Chapter surpasses the 35 year mark this December 8th. . . 20 year recognition goes to Gamma Epsilon at Western Carolina , October 12, 1966, and Gamma Zeta at West Virginia Tech, April 1, 1967. . . Celebrating 15 years are; Delta Gamma at the University of NebraskaOmaha; Delta Delta Chapter at Northeast Missouri State; and Delta Epsilon at Jacksonville State.
Andrew A. Kroeg, Jr.
L. Harry Mixson The Star and Lamp,an Educational Publication 1986, Vol LXXII, No.4 Durward W. Owen...Editor-In-Chief Scott E. Evans Managing Editor Tim Ribar Official Photographer Nancy Perdue Office Manager CONTIBUTING WRITERS Glenn Dickson James McKelvey Kevin Carpenter Robert Flanagan
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Exciting opportunities to enrich young lives have always existed in appa Phi. We are sure that you would like to see those opportunities tontinued. Proper planning may show you how you can meet your obligations and also make a significant bequest to support the Fraternity's future service. The Pi Kappa Phi Foundation can send you a free brochure on wills and bequests. The brochure tells you why you need a will, what information you will need to draft one, and how to update your present will. The Pi Kappa Phi Foundation wants to see you conserve your estate in the best possible way, to benefit your family and possibly your Fraternity. A gift, by will, to the Pi Kappa Phi Foundation will help to ensure the ongoing education activities of your Fraternity. With one provision in your will you can . .. perpetuate your name or the name of someone you wish to honor . . . help to strengthen your Fraternity in perpetuity. If you need information, please call or write: Durward W. Owen, Executive Director Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity P.O. Box 240526 Charlotte, NC 28224
Fraternity Loses $2000 It cost your Fraternity more than $2,000 this past year to keep up with brothers that failed to notify the Administrative Office of their change of address. Each letter that is returned to the Pi Kappa Phi Administrative Office costs the Fraternity in a number of ways. First, the price of the postage to send it to the outdated address; second, the cost from the post office to have a corrected address found; third, the clerical time to process the change on the Fraternity's computer and member record; and finally the cost to remail the item to the new address. The Pi Kappa Phi membership roster is also the mailing list for the Star and Lamp of Pi Kappa Phi. After each mailing of the quarterly, hundreds of address changes flood the Administrative Office, provided mostly by the U.S. Post Office. This enables us to keep you in touch with your Fraternity, and Pi Kappa Phi with you. Directory assistance is available to any source holding Pi Kappa Phi membership, proviced there is no commercial use intended. Chapters, associations, or individual members wishing to have mailing labels or a computer printout of the membership may order them through the Administrative Office at cost. The information is processed from the current addressed alumni roll and is available in three formats:
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