Brothers and friends, We hope each of you are doing well during this unique and unprecedented time facing our world. As noted in communications from general fraternity leadership one week ago, Sigma Chi has taken the necessary steps, following recommendations from government officials, to do our part in preventing the spread of illness, planning for the unexpected […]
SAN DIEGO (March 14, 2020) — The Sigma Chi International Fraternity reached another significant membership milestone on Saturday, March 14, surpassing the 350,000 mark of all-time initiates and members into the organization. Alejandro Mundo, SAN DIEGO STATE 2019, a graduate in finance, was officially welcomed as the 350,000th initiate into the Fraternity during the San Diego […]
The Sigma Chi International Fraternity has selected its recipients for the 2020 Significant Sig Award, which recognizes members who have achieved high levels of professional success. Awarded annually since 1935, the Fraternity has honored more than 1,700 Sigma Chis with the Significant Sig Award. Previous winners include such notable Sigs as entrepreneur Phil Anschutz, KANSAS […]
Sigma Chi International Fraternity has selected 21 men for induction to the Order of Constantine, its highest honor for members who have committed years of exemplary service to the organization. More than 750 brothers have been inducted into the Order of Constantine since its establishment during the 47th Grand Chapter in Seattle in 1948. To […]
Undergraduate Sigma Chis at the University of Wisconsin in Madison have surrendered their charter and the International Fraternity’s Executive Committee (EC) has accepted it, rendering the chapter inactive. The chapter had faced compliance issues with the Fraternity’s Preparation for Brotherhood pledge education program and risk management policies. It is the International Fraternity’s goal to one […]
The U. S. District Court in Connecticut dismissed with prejudice all claims against fraternities in a lawsuit filed by Engender and three individuals attacking single-sex membership policies at Yale University. In its opinion, the court stated the plaintiffs’ claims lacked “a strong basis in law.” The decision follows the rejection of a similar Engender theory […]
We recognize each fraternal organization’s sovereign responsibility to make decisions that are in the best interests of their organization. However, we also firmly believe that the spirit of interfraternalism originates from and relies on the principle of mutual respect, a principle that was violated on Nov. 7.
The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s chapter at the University of Missouri. The suspension is effective immediately, and for an indefinite period of time.
The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s Brown University chapter. The suspension is effective immediately, and for an indefinite period of time. The General Fraternity made the decision due to continued risk management and other accountability issues with the chapter. The actions were inconsistent with […]
Selected through the vote of facilitators and alumni volunteers each summer, the annual William H. Carlisle Jr. Outstanding Workshop Faculty Award has been received by a Who’s Who of Sigma Chi leaders. This year’s recipient Jesse Trout, AUSTIN PEAY 2006, was greeted with a standing ovation as he took the stage to be recognized by […]
The Fraternity unveiled the two winners of its 2018 James F. Bash Significant Improvement Award during the 2019 Krach Transformational Leaders Workshop, the chapters at Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach and the University of Oklahoma Named for 49th Grand Consul James Bash, BUTLER and INDIANA 1946, the award is given to chapters that improve their Peterson Significant […]
Sigma Chi capped its inaugural Krach Transformational Leadership Workshop at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio by recognizing the success and improvements among undergraduate chapters across the United States and Canada. The highest honor, the 2019 J. Dwight Peterson Significant Chapter Award, was presented to 66 Sigma Chi groups at colleges and universities […]