Objectives

The following are the outcomes of Greek Life at WPI as identified by each committee.

The Greek Life Task Force Envisions Greek Life at WPI where:

  • Chapters set a standard of academic excellence.
  • The community has higher overall academic performance than the respective male and female campus average.
  • Continuous faculty and staff relations increase and stimulate academic growth among chapters.
  • There is ongoing educational leadership programming related to the academic success of Greek chapters.
  • There is a set of academic standards for participating in a chapter's new member orientation process.
  • Greek chapters having a clear definition of academic success and academic honesty.
  • Alumni/ae actively participate and support their respective chapters monetarily and by volunteering.
  • All alumni/ae advisors are properly trained to fulfill the duties of their position.
  • All alumni/ae advisor positions are filled.
  • Undergraduate/alumni/ae events are successful through strong communication, offering engaging activities, perpetuation of traditions, strong alumni/ae involvement, non-alcoholic events, and a family based atmosphere at events.
  • Greek Alumni Council is supportive of the undergraduate and alumni base.
  • The physical facilities and internal operations of the Greek chapters and chapter houses are integral to support chapters' capacity to function in socially responsible ways within a safe and secure environment.
  • All chapters have safe, effective, and ethical practices in place for the training and education of new members.
  • All Greek members have opportunities and encouragement to pursue leadership positions both within the chapter and within the larger campus community.
  • Greek chapters strive to connect to the larger campus community by seeking out and promoting collaboration and involvement with other chapters on campus, as well as, promoting organizational and individual Greek involvement in the WPI campus community.
  • Each chapter has and adheres to written processes and procedures which support officer training and transition.
  • All chapters support the ongoing development and understanding of chapter rituals and core values.
  • Chapters, at minimum, meet inter/national programming standards.
  • Chapters provide educational opportunities designed to strengthen members' personal and professional development.
  • Chapters foster an appreciation for philanthropy and community service work among their chapter members, taking an active role in executing meaningful community service activities.
  • Chapters foster a strong and positive image within the local, regional, and national arenas.
  • Chapters promote chapter and community-wide accomplishments through special recognition programs.
  • Chapters facilitate campus-wide programming initiatives designed to enhance campus-life.
  • Chapters plan and articulate intentional outcomes for each activity within the chapter.
  • The creation and design of a recruitment experience which ensures Greek member quality while maintaining or growing the size of the WPI Greek community.
  • The community presents and markets itself in a way that attracts new members who may be demographically underrepresented in the current WPI Greek community.
  • Every unaffiliated student considers joining a fraternity/sorority.
  • Every member understands possesses tools necessary to successfully recruit new members.
  • Greek governance organizations (IFC and Panhellenic Council) are structured to support the recruitment of new members.
  • Risk management is embraced, understood, and practiced regularly by all members, not just chapter risk managers.
 
  • Email a Friend
  • Bookmark this Page
  • Share this Page