This could possibly be the most telling thing that can happen to your chapter. If your best friends, the guys who you hang out with and know the chapter inside and out, do not want to join, what does that say about your organization?
Mothers and fathers ask this very question each semester. They are concerned with the well-being of their son. Most of what they know about fraternities comes from Animal House. The real question here is whether joining a fraternity will cause their son to flunk out of school. My answer will probably surprise you when I say it really doesn’t matter.
Your alumni are a valuable recruiting resource. They possess two traits that are vital for recruitment that your fraternity needs. Utilizing these traits can make your recruitment easier and more successful.
Dirty rushing is typically a term that is only popular in the sorority world. Their rush is so dramatically different than most fraternity rushes that comparing one to the other is pretty much useless. However, dirty rushing does occur in the fraternity world, and the truth is that it is usually accepted.
This is, by far, the stupidest punishment that can be given to a fraternity. If a fraternity does something wrong, then either the university or nationals punishes the chapter by not letting the chapter take on new members. This is ridiculous on so many levels.