NIC ENDORSES ALCOHOL-FREE HOUSING

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke After six hours of debates and committee meetings, the National lnterfraternity Conference adopted a resolution to encourage "its member fraternities to pursue alcohol-free chapter facilities." The issue in the debate was not whether alcohol-free...
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DISCIPLINARY RECORDS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke The United States Supreme Court refused to review a decision that compels Miami University of Ohio to allow student editors of the campus paper to have full access to records of student disciplinary  proceedings....
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GREEK WORLD CHANGES SLOWLY

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke In the  last quarter century there have been slow changes in the way in  which  Greek  organizations  manage  their affairs. For decades, in some cases for a century or more, fraternities operated without comprehensive...
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SCAVENGER HUNT TO INFAMY

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke The Zeta Beta Tau Chapter at  Indiana  University  is in hot water because of  what  was  at  best  sophomoric  humor run amuck and was attacked  as  out-and-out  racism  and sexism by some. The written...
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NPC RESOLUTION LENDS SUPPORT TO SUBSTANCE-FREE HOUSING MOVEMENT

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke The National Panhellenic Conference  (NPC)  has added its voice to the growing support for substance-free Greek housing. At the National Panhellenic Conference biennial meeting in Norfolk, Virginia, on Saturday, October 18th, NPC unanimously adopted...
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MARCHING AWAY FROM ALCOHOL

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke Alcohol is in the news everywhere. At the Louisiana State University, Benjamin Wynne apparently celebrated his acceptance into the LSU chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon with some of his new brothers at a local...
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JUST WHAT ARE FRATERNAL EDUCATIONAL AND CHARITABLE PURPOSES ANYWAY? (Part Two)

Barbara Schwartz Bromberg Introduction This is the second article in a two-part series dealing with the types of programs properly fundable by fraternal foundations and/or a fraternity's set aside funds. Please refer to the prior article appearing in the March,...
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ANTITRUST CLAIM REINSTATED AT HAMILTON COLLEGE

Robert E. Manley, Manley & Burke Four fraternities won a day in court in their antitrust lawsuit against Hamilton College. Hamilton College ruled that all students must live in college housing and sign college dining contracts, effective with the opening...
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LEGAL SUMMIT INITIATES DIALOGUE

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke On September 6th and 7th the National Association of Student Personnel Advisors' (NASPA) Fraternity/Sorority Network, chaired by Barbara Hollman, Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Montana, hosted a National Legal Summit...
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TWO CASES OF NOTE IN PENNSYLVANIA

Timothy M. Burke, Manley & Burke The enormous difficulties that drugs in a fraternity house can cause are underscored by recent events at the University of Pittsburgh. In the Spring of 1996, after the close of classes, local police raided...
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