Fraternity & Sorority Life Manual

19 Requested Information for Establishing New Fraternity/Sorority In both the expansion and petitioning process, the following minimum information will need to be provided, in writing, by the applying organization: • Written request and support for a chapter provided by the inter/national organization. • Written documentation that confirms that the fraternity or sorority meets the definition of an inter/national organization, as defined in this document. • Plan for alumni/advisor support. • Colony intake/recruitment plan. • Colony support. • Colonization timeline. • Long-term chapter support. • Colony standards for chapter installation. • Inter/national organization standards and expectations for active chapters. • Membership development program, including new member development. • Risk management/risk reduction/crisis management programs, policies and procedures. • Leadership development opportunities offered through the Inter/National organization. • Academic standards and academic support programs. • Financial requirements associated with membership. • Demonstrated interest/knowledge of Nova Southeastern University and fraternity and sorority community. • Any additional information requested by Nova Southeastern University. Additional information, outlined in this document, may be requested of petitioning groups. Interested inter/national social fraternities or sororities shall provide all the information and material listed above to be considered. Failure to provide said information shall exclude an organization from consideration for colonization, under the Fraternity and Sorority Life Office. External Policy Governance Any applying organization, in either the expansion or petitioning process, must follow this policy in conjunction with the guidelines and standards set forth by inter/national organizations to which they are members of including, but not limited to: a. National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) b. North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) c. National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) d. National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations, Inc. (NALFO) e. National Multicultural Greek Council (NMGC) f. National APIDA Panhellenic Association (NAPA)