Chapter Services

Chris Jefferson, leads the Chapter Services area within the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Chris Jefferson

Chris Jefferson

Chris provides advisory support and assistance for all Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life recognized chapters. Chapter Services staff work collaboratively with chapter leaders, chapter advisors, and national headquarters/regional officers to support chapters in achieving their organizational mission. Responsibilities for

Chapter Services include:

Chapter Development

  • Serve as liaison to more than fifty inter/national fraternities and sororities, alumni/alumnae advisors, and undergraduate chapters, regarding chapter operations, extension/expansion, university policies, discipline cases, and other relevant issues
  • Oversee Membership Recruitment, New Member and Intake Procedures, including Extension/Expansion Efforts, New Member Education programs for membership intake and recruitment
  • Develop recovery plans for chapters who fail to qualify for recognition and provide follow-up support

Programs

  • Advise the InterFraternity Council (IFC) Recruitment Team, Oversee Recruitment Guide Selection and Training, Marketing, and Coordination of IFC Formal Recruitment
  • Develop Curriculum and teach leadership and educational programs for individual chapters, chapter officers, and the Greek Community (presidents meetings, chapter officer training, etc.)
  • Work in partnership with Student Conduct to investigate violations and support organization accountability
  • Advise Order of Omega, Greek Honors Society
  • Coordinate Greek Leaders Retreat
  • Coordinate Greek Awards

Administration

  • Maintain Accurate Demographic, Statistical, and Academic Performance Information Regarding Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Conduct Assessment on Issues Relevant to Fraternities and Sororities as well as Student Development
  • Coordinate with Student Involvement to ensure Student Organization Compliance with Recognition Protocols
  • Serve on Title IX and Packapalooza Committee

Our staff members are also available to assist in connecting chapters to additional resources on campus. To set up an appointment to meet with a chapter Services Staff Member please contact the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life at 919.513.9210.