Tag Archives: Thomas Arkle Clark

Col. William E. Berry, a Life Loyal ATO

My condolences to the men of Alpha Tau Omega upon the passing of Colonel William E. Berry on October 20, 2016 at the age of 88. Sometimes when I am wading through fraternity history, certain people intrigue me. Berry was … Continue reading

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A Rotary Kind of Week – Be a Gift to the World

This has been a Rotary week. Rotary, an international service organization, was started in Chicago, Illinois in 1905 (see http://wp.me/p20I1i-22E). Trying to get up to speed on leading a club of leaders (herding cats, anyone?) has left little time for my GLO hobby. On … Continue reading

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Founded on April 17 in “I” States – Alpha Xi Delta, Beta Sigma Psi, and Gamma Phi Omega

When it was time for my husband to find an academic job, I told him I did not want to live in any of the “I” states – Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, or Idaho. And that is how I ended up … Continue reading

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Who Was Thomas Arkle Clark, Dean of Men?

I just spent two days of research in my very favorite place to research, the Student Life and Culture Archives at the University of Illinois. I was on a specific quest, so I didn’t have time to just open books … Continue reading

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“The Best Man/Woman in the Chapter” With Thoughts of Thomas Arkle Clark

One of my all-time favorite magazines is Banta’s Greek Exchange. Sadly, it has not been published since 1973. For 60 years Banta’s Greek Exchange printed information from fraternity and sorority magazines along with feature articles and other items of interest to … Continue reading

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