TCU Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Interfraternity Council announced in a press released that Sigma Nu will be the newest fraternity chapter to join TCU.
TCU’s newest fraternity Sigma Nu is the only social fraternity founded in firm opposition to hazing and based on the principle of honor, according to Sigma Nu’s website.
According to the press release, the fraternity will be joining the Interfraternity Council in the fall of 2015.
“Through this process, it was clear how committed Sigma Nu is to partnering with the University and developing a strong chapter at TCU that will have an impact for many years to come,” said Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Kathy Cavins-Tull in the release.
According to the Sigma Nu website, Sigma Nu was founded in 1869 at the Virginia Military Institute with its headquarters located in Lexington, Virginia. The fraternity has 172 active chapters and colonies throughout the United States and Canada.
The organization has initiated almost a quarter of a million men since its founding.
The fraternity was originally founded and known to this day as “The Legion of Honor.”
“Our goal is to build one of the nation’s very best fraternity chapters, reflective of the mission shared by TCU and Sigma NU: to develop ethical leaders for the world,” said Alex Taylor, the Sigma Nu Director of Expansion and Recruitment, in the press release. “We have been so impressed by TCU’s high-performing students and student affairs professionals. We are proud to become a part of the Horned Frog Family and can’t wait to get started.”
According to Sigma Nu’s website, the fraternity’s mission is “to develop ethical leaders inspired by the principles of Love, Honor and Truth. To foster the personal growth of each man’s mind, heart and character. To perpetuate lifelong friendship and commitment to the Fraternity.”
Famous Sigma Nu Men include:
- Bob Barker, the host of “The Price is Right”
- Joe Buck, sportscaster on FOX television network
- Adam Duritz, lead singer for the Counting Crows
- Harrison Ford, famous actor,
- Paul “Bear” Bryant, the former head football coach of the University of Alabama