The Greek system hopes to take on a new role at Cornell by partnering with Gannett Health Services to make students more aware of physical and mental health resources on campus.
While the anti-Greek side argued that the system exacerbates binge-drinking, sexual assault and exclusivity, the pro-Greek side argued that these issues are not exclusive to the Greek community.
Dilbeck said that learning about bystander intervention is important for members of the Greek community because of recent chapter closings, hazing allegations and hospitalizations at Cornell.
Its reestablishment will make it the first fraternity to return to campus with provisional recognition since President David Skorton said that “pledging as we know it has to stop” in Aug. 2011.
“We’re under a little more scrutiny right now with everything that’s going on," one Interfraternity Council official said.
As the Greek community continues its efforts to address President David Skorton’s mandate to end “pledging as we know it,” Cornell Outdoor Education is offering a new course this year to train Greek students to be effective leaders.
Chapter presidents weigh in on the leadership skills that students gain from participating in the Greek System.
Nate Treffeisen '12 dispels the myths and presents the challenges associated with being gay in the Greek system at Cornell.
Chapter presidents call on the Greek system to unite and work with the administration on their proposed changes.
Maxwell Schechter '14 continues the dialogue on President Skorton's decision to end pledging in the Greek system.