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 …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Creates New Policies to Enhance Health and Safety Measures Across Chapters

Sigma Chi International Fraternity, one of the nation’s largest collegiate fraternities, today announced five new policies aimed at improving the fraternal experience for its undergraduate members. These policy changes address important issues affecting the fraternal industry and are designed to help foster a safe and healthy environment at Sigma Chi’s more than 240 chapters around …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Shutters Its Eastern Illinois University Chapter

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s Eastern Illinois University chapter indefinitely. The General Fraternity made the decision due to alcohol-related accountability issues with the chapter. The actions were inconsistent with the Fraternity’s values, and the EC was left with no other option than to …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Suspends the Charter of its Rutgers University Chapter

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s Rutgers University chapter indefinitely. The General Fraternity made the decision due to continued risk management and other accountability issues with the chapter. The actions were inconsistent with the Fraternity’s values, and the EC was left with no other …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Suspends the Charter of its Lehigh University Chapter

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s Lehigh University chapter indefinitely. The General Fraternity made the decision due to continued risk management and other accountability issues with the chapter. The actions were inconsistent with the Fraternity’s values, and the EC was left with no other …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Suspends the Charter of its Michigan State University Chapter

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s Michigan State chapter indefinitely. The General Fraternity made the decision due to continued accountability issues among the chapter’s leadership and membership. The actions were inconsistent with the Fraternity’s values, and the EC was left with no other option …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Suspends the Charter of its Cal. State-San Bernardino Chapter

The Executive Committee of Sigma Chi International Fraternity, in collaboration with administrators at Cal. State-San Bernardino, has closed its undergraduate chapter there. Fraternity leaders had worked for some time to address issues related to the chapter’s programming that were inconsistent with Sigma Chi’s ideals and values. Unfortunately, concerns persisted and the organization was left with …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Leaders Endorse Chapter-Wide Implementation of New Pledge Program

At Sigma Chi International Fraternity’s recent legislative meeting called Grand Council, voting delegates unanimously approved a resolution related to the organization’s new Preparation for Brotherhood pledge program. The resolution endorsed the Executive Committee’s decision to implement the Fraternity-wide program beginning in the fall of 2016. Voting delegates spent much of the morning and afternoon on …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Closes its Louisiana State University Chapter

  In collaboration with Louisiana State University, the Executive Committee of Sigma Chi International Fraternity announced today that it is closing the organization’s chapter at Louisiana State University. Fraternity leaders had worked for some time to address conduct issues within the chapter, but ultimately concluded that its members were not living up to Sigma Chi’s …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Closes Illinois State University Chapter

The Executive Committee of Sigma Chi International Fraternity has decided to close its chapter at Illinois State University. Fraternity leaders had worked for some time to address conduct issues within the chapter, but ultimately concluded that its members were not living up to Sigma Chi’s high ideals. The Fraternity looks forward to maintaining a positive …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Closes the Organization’s Ohio Wesleyan University Chapter

The Executive Committee of Sigma Chi International Fraternity has decided to close its chapter at Ohio Wesleyan University due to concerns regarding the health of the chapter and its decreasing membership numbers. Fraternity leaders had worked for some time to address issues within the chapter, but ultimately concluded that its members were not living up …

International President Responds to Concerns Regarding Derby Days Philanthropic Event

An article recently published concerning Sigma Chi’s Derby Days philanthropic event outlines some behaviors that are completely inconsistent with the spirit of the event as conceived by the Fraternity. In an effort to educate and provide guidance to our undergraduates, the Sigma Chi International Fraternity long ago published guidelines on the appropriate manner in which …

International Fraternity Reacts to the Death of Dalhousie-St. Mary’s Student Taylor Samson

The Sigma Chi International Fraternity is extremely saddened to learn of the passing of Taylor Samson, DALHOUSIE-ST. MARY’S 2015. Our collective hearts and prayers are with Samson’s chapter brothers and the family and friends who survive him. We also send our sincere appreciation to the Halifax Regional Police for their tireless and expedient work in …

Sigma Chi International Fraternity Suspends Its Chapter at James Madison University

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Sigma Chi International Fraternity has voted to immediately suspend the organization’s James Madison University chapter for an indefinite time period. The EC suspended the chapter due to reports of hazing, violations of the Fraternity’s statement of policy on alcohol and drugs and the lack of appropriate risk management protocols …