Terminology

Advisors Alumni/ae who provide guidance to collegians.

Chapter The individual organization which a local affiliate of a national or international organization.

IFC (Interfraternity Council) The governing body composed of representatives from the fraternities on campus.

NIC (North-American Interfraternity Conference) A council of men's fraternities that promotes friendship, high standards of conduct and scholarship.

NPC (National Panhellenic Conference) A council of women's fraternities that promotes friendship, high standards of conduct and scholarship.

PH (Panhellenic Council) The governing body composed of representatives from the sororities on campus.

Recruitment The mutual selection process by which potential new members and fraternity/sorority members get to know each other.

Sororities / Fraternities Groups based on mutually held ideals which enrich the college experience and continue for a lifetime.