Sigma Chi Welcomes 350,000th Initiate

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 […]

Fraternity Announces Recipients of the 2020 Significant Sig Award

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 […]

International Fraternity Announces Its 2020 Order of Constantine Induction Class

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 […]

Wisconsin-Madison Chapter Surrenders Its Charter

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 […]

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Suspends its Brown University chapter

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 […]

Statement by the Sigma Chi International Fraternity

We are stunned to learn that Peter Schellenbach, the former president of the Sigma Chi Home Association, which is the housing corporation for the local Sigma Chi chapter at Northwestern University, has been charged by the Illinois Attorney General’s Office for stealing a significant amount of funds from the association. Although the Sigma Chi International […]

University of Richmond Chapter Closed Due to Accountability Issues

The Executive Committee of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to suspend its University of Richmond chapter indefinitely, due to its members’ failure to comply with the Preparation for Brotherhood pledge program and repeated violations of the Fraternity’s risk management policies.    The Fraternity’s goal is to eventually return the chapter to the University […]

Virginia Tech Chapter Surrenders its Charter

Undergraduate Sigma Chis at Virginia Tech have surrendered their charter and the International Fraternity’s Executive Committee (EC) has accepted it, rendering the chapter inactive. The chapter had faced accountability issues and had been functioning without university recognition for the past several months. It is the International Fraternity’s goal to one day reactivate the chapter, with […]

Executive Committee Closes Iowa State Chapter

The International Fraternity’s Executive Committee (EC) has voted to close its undergraduate chapter at Iowa State University due to accountability issues with the chapter. The chapter had been on a revitalization plan with the International Fraternity and violated the terms of its agreement with the organization; members of the EC were left with no option […]

Executive Committee Suspends University of Pittsburgh Chapter

The International Fraternity’s Executive Committee (EC) voted to suspend the undergraduate chapter at the University of Pittsburgh, due to accountability concerns, including the chapter’s violation of Preparation for Brotherhood pledge education policies. The initiated chapter members will now be on suspended active status, meaning they will be recognized as initiates, but they are prohibited from […]

Indiana State Chapter Closed After Failing to Follow International Fraternity Policies

The International Fraternity’s Executive Committee (EC) has voted to close its undergraduate chapter at Indiana State University due to accountability issues among its leadership and failure to comply with the Preparation for Brotherhood pledge program. The initiated chapter members will now be on suspended active status, meaning they will be recognized as initiates, but they […]

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Closes Stanford Chapter

The International Fraternity’s Executive Committee (EC) has voted to close its undergraduate chapter at Stanford University due to risk management concerns and accountability issues within the chapter. The decision follows a membership assessment, through which International Fraternity leaders determined there were few members who would carry the chapter forward in a positive manner.   The […]

Sigma Chi International Fraternity’s Clemson Chapter Surrenders its Charter

Undergraduate Sigma Chis at Clemson University have made the difficult decision to surrender their charter and International Fraternity’s Executive Committee (EC) has accepted it, rendering the chapter inactive. Maintaining chapter operations and recruiting members had been challenging at Clemson, as it had been unrecognized by the university for the last several years. “I am proud […]