Recognized Chapters > Kappa Sigma

Mission Statement

Kappa Sigma is an organization of diligent and committed gentlemen who constantly pursue excellence through fellowship, leadership, scholarship and service.

Figures represent chapter data at the end of the previous semester
For chapter comparative data please refer to our Chapter Reports page

Chapter Information
Type
Fraternity
Chapter Designation
Pi Xi
Council
Interfraternity Council (IFC)
Commonly Known As
Kappa Sig
Facility
Yes
(Inter)national Founding Date
December 10, 1869
Elevation/Officer Election Cycle
Calendar Year
Social Media
Membership Information
Active Members
88
Inactive Members
0
New Members
11
% in Other Orgs.
15%
Chapter GPA
2.97
Active Member GPA
3.00
New Member GPA
2.79
Community Service & Philantrhopy
Philanthropic Cause/Partner
Hours Served
630
Dollars Raised
$3,500
Additional Philanthropic Work

Kappa Sigma Carnival 2021 – raised $3,000 for the Military Heroes Campaign

Awards & Recognition
(Inter)national Awards
  • Top 25 Recruiting Chapters – 22nd Largest of 295 Chapters and Colonies (2022)

    Academic Excellence Award (2022)

    100% Ritual Proficiency (2021)

Campus Awards
Other Awards
No awards on record.
Standing & Conduct History
Elevation Accreditation Standing
Accredited
University Conduct Standing
Disciplinary Probation
University Conduct Incidents
Incident Record #1
Date of Incident:
02/26/2022
Reported to the Institution:
03/22/2022
Investigation Initiated:
Organization Charged:
04/07/2022
Resolved:
04/12/2022
Incident Description:

Members of the organization hosted a BYOB event that was contacted by Fort Collins Police Services and issued a ticket for a noise ordinance violation.

Charges:
  • Disruptive Behavior: Classroom or Residential Communities
  • Violation of Law or University Policy
Sanctions:
  • Deeper Dive: Understanding Impact Workshop with at least 75% of the organization in attendance
  • Review of risk management and event policies, including a compare and contrast between the Joint Policy on Risk Management and Kappa Sigma risk management policies
    • Includes a presentation to chapter membership on these topics with 75% of the chapter in attendance
Incident Record #2
Date of Incident:
Reported to the Institution:
02/01/2019
Investigation Initiated:
02/04/2019
Organization Charged:
04/11/2019
Resolved:
05/02/2019
Incident Description:

Chapter engaged in hazing behavior including verbal abuse and forced and coerced participation in activities.

Charges:
  • Abusive Behavior: Verbal abuse, threats, coercion, or other conduct, through any method of
    communication, which threatens or endangers the physical or psychological health, safety, or
    welfare of any person.
  • Abusive Behavior: Hazing, which includes any action that endangers the mental, physical, or emotional health or safety of a student, or which destroys or removes public or private property,for the purpose of initiation, admission into, affiliation with, or as a condition for continued membership in a group or student organization, or participating in, condoning, encouraging, requiring, or allowing an opportunity for hazing. A hazing violation may occur even when the
    victim expressed or implied consent.
Sanctions:
  • Disciplinary Probation through 4/30/20
  • Review of New Member Education Program including monthly check in meetings with staff
  • Fulfillment of National Requirements
Incident Record #3
Date of Incident:
09/17/2019
Reported to the Institution:
09/17/2019
Investigation Initiated:
Organization Charged:
10/01/2019
Resolved:
10/14/2019
Incident Description:

Chapter members engaged in verbal hazing behavior that was disrespectful and threatening to new members.

Charges:
  • Abusive Behavior: Verbal abuse, threats, coercion, or other conduct, through any method of
    communication, which threatens or endangers the physical or psychological health, safety, or
    welfare of any person.
  • Abusive Behavior: Hazing, which includes any action that endangers the mental, physical, or emotional health or safety of a student, or which destroys or removes public or private property,for the purpose of initiation, admission into, affiliation with, or as a condition for continued membership in a group or student organization, or participating in, condoning, encouraging, requiring, or allowing an opportunity for hazing. A hazing violation may occur even when the
    victim expressed or implied consent.
Sanctions:
  • Disciplinary Probation through 12/11/20
  • New member education review, including sharing a new education program and plan, approval of that plan by staff, and presenting that plan to all chapter members.
  • Presentations/Training: The chapter must host a series of guest speaker presentation in the fall semester on topics including the continuum of hazing harm, bystander intervention, and toxic masculinity. At least 80% of all chapter members must attend.
Incident Record #4
Date of Incident:
11/03/2019
Reported to the Institution:
11/05/2019
Investigation Initiated:
Organization Charged:
12/09/2019
Resolved:
01/10/2020
Incident Description:

A hazing event involving a majority of new members including alcohol, driving, an unauthorized entry on the side of a major highway.

Charges:
  • Abusive Behavior: Hazing
  • Misuse of Alcohol
  • Unauthorized Entry
  • Violation of Law or University Policy
Sanctions:
  • Loss of Good Standing through 5/14/21
  • Recruitment Restriction through Fall 2021 Semester
  • New Member Education Review
  • OFSL Monthly Check in Meetings
  • Presentations/Trainings
    • Continuum of Hazing, Bystander Intervention, Toxic Masculinity
  • Party Partners Workshop
  • Establishment of Internal Accountability Process
  • Social Restrictions
  • National Requirements
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life Ambassador Restriction
  • Move-in Restriction
  • New Member Review
Incident Record #5
Date of Incident:
11/02/2019
Reported to the Institution:
12/04/2019
Investigation Initiated:
Organization Charged:
12/09/2019
Resolved:
01/10/2020
Incident Description:

Three individual brothers hosted a part off campus at their facility. The event was disrupted by CSUPD and was described as having 75+ individuals in attendance, individuals under 21 consuming alcohol, and individuals blocking the street.

Charges:
  • Misuse of Alcohol
  • Violation of Law or University Policy
Sanctions:
  • Loss of Good Standing through 5/14/21
  • Recruitment Restriction through Fall 2021 Semester
  • New Member Education Review
  • OFSL Monthly Check in Meetings
  • Presentations/Trainings
    • Continuum of Hazing, Bystander Intervention, Toxic Masculinity
  • Party Partners Workshop
  • Establishment of Internal Accountability Process
  • Social Restrictions
  • National Requirements
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life Ambassador Restriction
  • Move-in Restriction
  • New Member Review
Incident Record #6
Date of Incident:
09/06/2022
Reported to the Institution:
09/06/2022
Investigation Initiated:
Organization Charged:
09/21/2022
Resolved:
10/07/2022
Incident Description:

Chapter members behaved in a disruptive manner during potential member interviews in the CSU Morgan Library.

Charges:
  • Disruptive Behavior: Classroom or Residential Communities
Sanctions:
  • Disciplinary Probation through September 23, 2023
  • Restricted from use of Morgan Library for non-academic activities through February 6, 2023
  • Restriction from use of Kappa Sigma facility for recruitment interviews through spring 2023
  • Compliance with all IFC Judicial Board sanctions for same behavior
Fraternity & Sorority Community Policy Violations
Violation Record #1
Validation Type:
IFC Judicial Board
Date of Incident:
09/06/2022
Organization Charged:
09/15/2022
Resolved:
10/05/2022
Incident Description:

Chapter members behaved in a disruptive manner during potential member interviews in the CSU Morgan Library.

Charges:

IFC Recruitment Rules:

  • Section 1.03 Recruitment Rules and General Expectations: The use of terms or advertisements (including but not limited to marketing materials and clothing) presenting crude, sexist, or racist material or messaging is a direct violation of IFC recruitment policy.
Sanctions:
  • Individual meeting with IFC Vice President of Judicial Affairs and IFC Advisor by October 14, 2022
  • Facilitator of the Continuum of Harm Against Women workshop by December 9, 2022 with 80% chapter attendance
  • To conduct recruitment interviews in the future the chapter must submit interview questions and schedule for approval to the IFC recruitment team in the spring 23 and fall 23 semesters