Greek Life

By jld011
  • Sigma Phi founded at the College of William & Mary

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    Greek Life

  • Fraternities distinguish themselves at the most wealthy, handsome, athletic, social, and confident men on campus

  • Fraternities begin to expand to other campuses

  • Alpha Delta Pi, the first women's fraternity, is founded

  • Explosion in fraternity membership

  • Academic performance declines

  • National Panhellenic Conference founded

  • North-American Interfraterity Conference founded

  • Rebellion, alcohol abuse, sexual prowness, and serial dating define fraternity men

  • Binge drinking, hazing deaths, and physical abuse become the stereotypes

  • Homosexuality beomes the new foil of masculinity

  • Cultural shift by student leaders, student affairs professionals, and fraternity staff to values-based