Science Fair Project Encyclopedia
ΧΨ (Chi Psi) is the oldest social college fraternity. On May 20, 1841, 10 students at Union College created the society with emphasis on the fraternal and social principles of a brotherhood, rather than the literary characteristics of existing societies. Chi Psi is a fraternity of many firsts, being the first social fraternity, as well as the first fraternity to establish a central house, or "Lodge" as they are referred to.
Notable alumni include: Albert II of Monaco, Stephen Ambrose, Bill Belichick, Clarence Birdseye, Nicholas F. Brady, Arne Carlson, Orville Freeman, Melville Fuller, David Gardner , John Gavin, H. John Heinz III, Richard Helms, Waite Hoyt, Roy Jones , Henry Luce, Charles Edward Merrill, John Sargent Pillsbury, William Proxmire, Thomas Brackett Reed, Kenneth Roberts, Richard Wilbur, Kemmons Wilson
Links and references
The contents of this article is licensed from www.wikipedia.org under the GNU Free Documentation License. Click here to see the transparent copy and copyright details