Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life records, 1964-2012
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- Duke University Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
- The Duke University Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life serves as a liaison between the university administration and student Greek, fraternity, sorority, and selective living groups. Records contain printed materials; publications; meeting minutes; annual reports; housing reviews; residential hall constitutions and officer lists; Panhellenic alcohol surveys; correspondence; judicial files and letters; and composite photographs related to the administration of Duke University fraternity and sorority programs.
- 27.5 Linear Feet
- Materials in English
- Collection ID:
- University Archives Record Group:
- 09 -- Student Affairs
09 -- Student Affairs > 12 -- University Center Activities and Events
- Scope and content:
Records contain printed materials; publications; meeting minutes; annual reports; housing reviews; residential hall constitutions and officer lists; Panhellenic alcohol surveys; correspondence; judicial files and letters; and composite photographs related to the administration of Duke University fraternity and sorority programs. Administrative documents for Greek Leadership Conferences; Interfraternity Council; and the National Pan-Hellenic Council are also included. In addition to documenting the histories of Panhellenic on-campus groups, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life records, 1964-2012 provide material on Duke University students in general, including their social life, political activity, and changing social customs throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.
- Biographical / historical:
The Duke University Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life serves as a liaison between university administration, and student fraternity, sorority, and selective living groups. The office advises, serves and supports 38 nationally affiliated chapters and the general Greek community. Following restructuring under Vice President for Student Affairs Larry Moneta in 2002, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life was supervised by the Dean of Students. In 2012 the Office was moved to Campus Life under Associate Vice President Zoila Airall. The Fraternity and Sorority was then a free standing Office for four years before moving in 2016 under the University Center for Activities and Events (UCAE), an umbrella center for student clubs and organizations located in Campus Life.
- Acquisition information:
- The Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a transfer in 2004, 2006, 2012, and 2013.
- Processing information:
Processed by: Leah M. Kerr, June 2020
Accessions described in this collection guide: UA2004-50, UA2006-0044, UA2012-0066, UA2013-0026
This collection guide was created or updated with information provided by donors or external parties, and box or file lists have not been verified by Rubenstein Library staff. Errors may be present and can be reported to AskRL@duke.edu.
Collection housing and finding aid updated by Elliot Mamet and Tracy M. Jackson, December 2021.
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[Identification of item], in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life records, 1964-2012, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.