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The 1,000th @GLOHistory Post, Thanks to You!

Yesterday I realized I had written 999 blog posts. What should I write about for post number 1,000? I posed that question on the Focus on Fraternity History Facebook group page and these are the questions I was asked.  Has there … Continue reading

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2014’s Top Ten Fraternity History Posts

Some days I wonder why I keep writing this blog. Do people actually read the posts? Let’s face it, fraternity history doesn’t sound exciting. Why should anyone spend time learning about the history of any Greek-letter organization to which they … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Discover GLO History

For almost all of the time we have been married, Dan and I have lived our lives in 16 week segments, starting first when he was in grad school. Once Dan became a faculty member, the ebb and flow of life … Continue reading

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GLO History Doesn’t Matter, Does It?

Does the history of Greek-letter organizations (GLOs) matter? I just finished looking for some information on a fraternity and I realized that its website contains nothing about the organization’s very rich history.  Some tell me that while history may be interesting, … Continue reading

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A Delta Tau Delta on Anti-Fraternity Sentiment in Wisconsin, With a Century’s Perspective

A century ago there was a concerted effort in at least three states – Ohio, Texas, and Wisconsin – to ban Greek-letter organizations from some or all institutions in those states. These campaigns are but a few of the efforts … Continue reading

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December 24 Through January 2 – A Busy Time in Fraternity and Sorority History

It’s hard for today’s collegians to contemplate spending December 24 through January 2 on campus. Most higher education institutions shut down for the holiday week. However, that week has been a significant one in the history of Greek-letter organizations. Delta … Continue reading

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NPC Women and Why I Write This Blog

The National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) is the umbrella organization for 26 women’s fraternities/sororities. Millions of women have been members of NPC organizations. The early NPC women are particularly fascinating to me. They are women who went on to earn Ph.D.s, … Continue reading

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