Inter Greek Council

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The Columbia Inter-Greek Council (IGC) is the governing board for Columbia fraternities and sororities that oversees Columbia Greek life’s three councils: the Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and the Panhellenic Council. The IGC provides guidelines and support to Columbia’s 28 Greek organizations. It also works on initiatives for the greater Columbia community.

The IGC lists upcoming Greek events that are open to all Columbia students in the "Announcements and Events" section of the Columbia Greek Life website. The section is updated every Friday with Greek life announcements and upcoming events for the week. The IGC encourages all members of the community to participate in Greek events.

The Columbia Greek Life websitealso lists information on individual chapter's service & philanthropy work, contact information, recruitment information, and history & mission.

The Columbia Inter-Greek Council Executive Board consists of five directors and three council presidents.

2014-2015 Columbia IGC Executive Board:

   Board of Directors:
   Director of Internal Affairs: Daniela Luna (Sigma Lambda Gamma)
   Director of Philanthropy: Ross Haimowitz (Alpha Epsilon Pi)
   Director of Public Relations and Marketing: Jill Klein (Delta Gamma)
   Director of Programming: Andrew Chapman (Sigma Phi Epsilon)
   Judicial Board Chair: Shawn Patel (Sigma Nu)
   Council Presidents:
   Interfraternity Council President: Bishoy Ameen (Sigma Nu)
   Multicultural Greek Council President: Jennifer Ngo (Kappa Phi Lambda)
   Panhellenic Council President: Jessica Chi (Sigma Delta Tau)

Since 2012, the Inter-Greek Council has released annual reports detailing achievements in academics, philanthropy, and charity work.[1][2]

In response to the spring 2013 ZBT hazing scandal, the IGC issued a directive to groups not to talk with media[3]. At the time of the directive, sent in the form of an unofficial email to chapter presidents, no information was released or definitively known on the topic. This is a standard public relations practice.

References

  1. http://www.studentaffairs.columbia.edu/sites/dsa/files/forms/Archigos.SP2012.pdf
  2. http://www.studentaffairs.columbia.edu/sites/dsa/files/forms/Archigos%20Spring%202013.pdf
  3. http://bwog.com/2013/02/08/igc-lets-play-the-quiet-game/
Greek life at Columbia
IFC Fraternities: Alpha Delta PhiAlpha Epsilon PiBeta Theta PiDelta Sigma PhiKappa Delta RhoPhi Gamma DeltaPi Kappa AlphaPsi UpsilonSigma ChiSigma NuSigma Phi EpsilonZeta Beta Tau
Panhel Sororities: Alpha Chi OmegaAlpha Omicron PiDelta GammaGamma Phi BetaKappa Alpha ThetaSigma Delta Tau
Multicultural Greek Fraternities: Phi Iota AlphaAlpha Phi AlphaKappa Alpha PsiOmega Psi PhiPi Delta PsiLambda Phi EpsilonSigma Lambda Beta
Multicultural Greek Sororities: Lambda Pi ChiSigma Iota AlphaDelta Sigma ThetaKappa Phi LambdaSigma Lambda Gamma
Inactive (de-recognized): Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon
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