Tag Archives: greek life

New sorority possibly coming to campus

Butler University is discussing the possibility of bringing a new sorority to campus. Becky Druetzler, director of Greek life, said increasing women’s recruitment numbers show a need for another sorority. “We wanted to potentially have something ready this semester,” Druetzler said. “But this is a very long process, and we have to first figure out

New security provider to patrol private parties

Officers from Securitas Security Services will patrol future registered fraternity parties. Greek houses previously used off-duty Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers as security, but the presence of alcohol created too much of a risk, said Irene Stevens, dean of student life. In response, Stevens became part of a committee with two other staff members and

Recruitment numbers show high interest in Greek life

Greek houses on campus saw a large increase in participation during this year’s recruitment. The number of students involved in rush week was higher than figures in recent years for both initial applicants and accepted pledges. Sororities had notably higher numbers of applicants than predicted averages, with pledge classes ranging from 53 and 57 students

TKE chapter shut down

It’s been more than three months since Butler University administrators shut the doors of Tau Kappa Epsilon’s Gamma Psi chapter. A report came in near the end of the spring semester that led to an investigation of the house. Vice President for Student Affairs Levester Johnson would not disclose what the complaint against the organization