Since 1873, Greek life has grown to become a vital part of the history and tradition of KU. Today, KU Greek life represents more than 3,600 students (18% of the undergraduate student population) and 45+ fraternities and sororities. Each fraternity and sorority is a member of one of the four governing councils; the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), and the Panhellenic Association (PHA). Fraternities and sororities enhance the quality of student life at the University of Kansas. Their commitment to the Four Pillars of Greek Life promotes and provides academic support for their members, leadership development, life-long friendships and opportunities participate in service to the community.
Greek Governing Councils
The University of Kansas fraternity and sorority community is made up of approximately 45+ fraternities and sororities; each affiliated with one of four governing councils. These councils uphold and enforce standards and procedures as well as coordinate events and activities within their respective communities.
Governing board for 25 fraternities, the majority of which hold membership in the North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC). 17 IFC chapters have chapter houses.
Learn more about IFC and the chapter that are represented by the council.
National Pan-Hellenic Council
Governing board for historically black/African-American fraternities and sororities that hold membership in the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).
Learn more about NPHC and the chapters that are represented by the council.
Multicultural Greek Council
Governing board of Latino/a, Asian-American, and multicultural fraternities and sororities, many of which are members of the National Association of Latino Fraternal Organizations (NALFO) or the National Asian/Pacific Islander American Panhellenic Association (NAPA).
Learn more about MGC and the chapters that are represented by the council.
Governing board for sororities that hold membership in the National Panhellenic Conference. All 12 Panhellenic chapters have chapter houses.
Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity Coming to Campus This Fall!
We are extremely excited to announce that Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity will be expanding to Kansas University in fall 2016. Alpha Sigma Phi is the Nation’s 10th oldest collegiate men’s Fraternity, founded at Yale University in 1845. The motto of Alpha Sigma Phi is “To Better the Man” through our core principles of Silence, Charity, Purity, Honor and Patriotism. Over the past 6 years Alpha Sigma Phi has become the fastest growing Fraternity in America and are looking for hard working, sociable men that want to leave their legacy at KU. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a Founding Father at Kansas University contact Assistant Director of Expansion and Growth L.T. Piver at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more information and schedule an introductory phone call!