Dating back to 1854, Franklin & Marshall College's (F&M's) fraternity and sorority communities have a long-standing legacy of developing students holistically across their founding principles that foster leadership, service, scholarship, integrity, and friendship, and fostering lifelong friendships and generational affinities.
The Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life collaborates with and supports students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and other stakeholders invested in Greek life at F&M, facilitating engaging educational, cultural, and leadership development programs.
Formally Recognized Chapters
F&M is proud to support the following recognized sororities:
Chi Omega -- Phi Lambda Chapter (est. 1987)
Kappa Delta - - Eta Lambda Chapter (est. May 3, 2008)
Alpha Xi Delta - - Iota Psi Chapter (est. December 7, 2014)
Sigma Lambda Gamma - Pi Zeta Chapter (est. March 3, 2019)
F&M is equally proud to support the following recognized fraternities:
Phi Kappa Sigma - Zeta Chapter (est. October 13, 1854)
Phi Kappa Psi - Penn Eta Chapter (est. April 2, 1860)
Zeta Beta Tau - Alpha Tau Chapter (est. 1931 - 1988) (re-established January 2016)
Chapters that Are No Longer Recognized
The below chapters were previously affiliated with F&M. Any questions about the status of a chapter should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Chi Phi - Zeta Chapter (est. December 1, 1854)
- Delta Sigma Phi - Upsilon Chapter (est. 1915)
- Lambda Chi Alpha - Alpha Theta Chapter (est. 1917)
- Sigma Pi - Nu Chapter (Est. 1918)
- Phi Kappa Tau - Xi Chapter (est. November 24, 1921)
- Kappa Sigma - Delta Rho Chapter (est. June 1, 1928)
- Phi Sigma Kappa - Pi Chapter (Est. 1903)
- Pi Lambda Phi - Tau Omega Chapter (Est. 1947)
- Sigma Sigma Sigma - Delta Nu Chapter (Est 1978)
Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. - Lambda Gamma Chapter (est. September 2017)
If you have questions regarding any formerly recognized or unrecognized groups, please contact the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life at (717) 358-4085 or by emailing email@example.com.
The College Panhellenic Council is the governing body for National Panhellenic Council sororities at F&M, with the mission of developing and maintaining women's fraternity life and inter-fraternity relations through:
- Considering the goals and ideals of member groups in supportive relation to student life;
- Promoting superior scholarship and intellectual development;
- Cooperating with member women's fraternities and the college administration in concern for and maintenance of high social and moral standards;
- Complying with National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) Unanimous Agreements, resolutions, and policies, and
- Governing in accordance with rules established by the Panhellenic Council to not violate the sovereignty, rights, and privileges of member women's fraternities.
The Interfraternity Council is the governing body for and oversees the active fraternity chapters at F&M, with the Council's Board comprised of an elected representative from each chapter representing each chapter. The Council promotes our member fraternities’ shared interests and values of leadership, service, brotherhood, and scholarship while enabling fraternal organizations to thrive and grow through collaboration and teamwork, self-governance and accountability, and ethical, impactful leadership.
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