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Fraternities and Sororities at Kansas State

Fraternities & Sororities
4 K-State Student Union
918 N. 17th Street
Manhattan, KS 66506

Lucas Renz, IFC President

Ellie Herter, PHC President

Fraternity and Sorority Mission

The Fraternity and Sorority community is dedicated to the personal and professional development of members through a wide range of activities and experiences. We are committed to promoting life-long involvement in individual organizations, as well as our collective community to positively impact the lives of both undergraduate and alumni members while building and maintaining a fraternity and sorority community worthy enough to serve the University and the people of Manhattan.

Administrative Functions

  • Maintain a database of Greek membership through chapter-submitted roster information.
  • Maintain the Fraternities and Sororities at Kansas State website (/fraternities-sororities).
  • Distribute billing invoices and collect payments each semester for council dues.
  • Produce publications for incoming students and parents, which are utilized at recruitment events.
  • Collect, maintain, and distribute accurate and comprehensive records on membership statistics, scholarship achievement, facility and financial information, disciplinary matters, philanthropic efforts, and community service.
  • Maintain accurate and current contact information for chapter officers and advisors.
  • Supervise and oversee student, professional, and/or volunteer staff members.
  • Create budgets and facilitate financial activities.
  • Facilitate the execution of the strategic plan and K-State 2025.

Advisory Responsibilities

  • Guide the work of the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Panhellenic Council (PHC) through advising and mentoring the Board of Directors and memberships of the councils.
  • Develop the student leaders on IFC and PHC through leadership workshops and retreats. 
  • Serve as liaisons to the national governing organizations and trade associations, including the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) and North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC).
  • Serve as a resource to alumni groups and house directors.
  • Oversee all aspects of Greek community recruitment programs, including recruitment registration and event execution, Greek Ambassadors, involvement with campus visit days, summer orientation, marketing, and publications.
  • Advise student leaders in Greek Ambassadors, Greek Week, Greek Scholarship Advancement Committee (GSAC), Social Responsibility Committee, judicial boards, Order of Omega, and others.  

Leadership, Education, and Development

  • Present lectures, workshops, presentations, and retreats on a number of topics at chapter events and for the community.
  • Provide programs and speakers for the Greek L.E.A.D.S. Lecture Series.
  • Assist in facilitating educational and leadership development programs.
  • Refer chapter leaders to appropriate campus resources.
  • Educate chapter members on trends in the Greek community, crisis management issues, judicial matters, risk management, diversity, inclusion, scholarship, involvement, and more.
  • Assist chapter leaders in improving their existing educational programs and scholarship plans, as well as identify new ways to educate about emerging trends or issues.
  • Provide a premier leadership experience with the Greek L.E.A.D.S., our emerging leader program.
  • Host chapter presidents for the annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Institute.
  • Establish and implement a K-State Greek Community Master Plan, a Fraternity and Sorority Life Strategic Plan, and K-State 2025 plan.
  • Maintain strong community relations with all Greek community stakeholders.

Chapter Liaisons

  • Serve as a liaison to individual chapter presidents. Each chapter is assigned a staff member.
  • Meet at least twice a semester with liaison chapters, but preferably three.
  • Meet with chapter advisors, alumni, and other officers when needed.
  • Correspond with inter/national fraternity and sorority headquarters, as needed.

Chapter Consultant/National Officer Visits

  • Meet with visiting leadership consultants and leaders for national organizations.
  • Provide insight to visitors about the chapter’s current operations from the perspective of the office. Identify areas for improvement and ideas for future partnerships.


  • Complete assessments of programs to examine trends, areas of improvement, and strengths of our community.
  • Compile individual grade reports and community rankings each semester.
  • Distribute grade reports to chapter presidents and chapter advisors. Other authorized individuals may receive the report if requested.
  • Analyze the K-State Greek Community Master Plan, Fraternity and Sorority Life Strategic Plan, and updates for K-State 2025.
  • Survey Greek community members annually and after programs and services are executed.
  • Produce an annual report of Fraternity and Sorority Life activities.