Recognized Chapters > Sigma Nu

Mission Statement

To develop ethical leaders inspired by the principles of Love, Honor and Truth. To foster the personal growth of each man’s mind, heart and character. To perpetuate lifelong friendships and commitment to the Fraternity.

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Chapter Information
Type
Fraternity
Chapter Designation
Delta Rho
Council
Interfraternity Council (IFC)
Commonly Known As
Sig Nu
Facility
Yes
(Inter)national Founding Date
January 1, 1869
Elevation/Officer Election Cycle
Calendar Year
Social Media
Membership Information
Active Members
93
Inactive Members
2
New Members
16
% in Other Orgs.
70%
Chapter GPA
2.90
Active Member GPA
2.94
New Member GPA
2.71
Community Service & Philantrhopy
Hours Served
Not Reported
Dollars Raised
Not Reported
Additional Philanthropic Work
No additional philanthropic work on record.
Awards & Recognition
(Inter)national Awards
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:
08/28/2022
Reported to the Institution:
09/05/2022
Investigation Initiated:
Organization Charged:
09/30/2022
Resolved:
11/04/2022
Incident Description:

Incident 1:

Chapter hosted a BYOB party that was contacted by policy with a noise citation issued.

Incident 2:

Underage drinking occurred at Sigma Nu tailgate event (identified by police citation).

Charges:

Incident 1:

  • Disruptive Behavior: Engaging in behavior that disrupts or interferes with teaching, classroom, or other educational interactions, residential communities, research, administration, governmental functions, or disciplinary proceedings.
  • Violations of any rules, contracts, or agreements governing recognized student organizations.

Incident 2:

  • Violation of University rules, contracts, or agreements governing residence in or use of University owned or controlled property, or at athletic or other authorized special events.
  • Violations of any rules, contracts, or agreements governing recognized student organizations.
Sanctions:
  • Disciplinary probation through October 8, 2023
  • Completion of a risk management education plan by December 2, 2022
  • Social event restriction until the risk management education plan is approved and executed.
Incident Record #2
Date of Incident:
09/04/2021
Reported to the Institution:
09/06/2021
Investigation Initiated:
Organization Charged:
10/08/2021
Resolved:
10/26/2021
Incident Description:

Members of the organization hosted a social event with alcohol. A non-affiliated member indicated being provided alcohol by members of the organization and in turn become intoxicated to a point of excess.

Charges:
  • 05a Disruptive Behavior: Classroom or Residential Communities
  • O7b Misuse of Alcohol: Prohibited Manufacturing or Distribution
  • O7d Misuse of Alcohol: Endangerment
Sanctions:
  • Loss of social privileges for the fall 2021 semester (exceptions listed below)
  • Chapter shall be able to host one social event with alcohol in fall 2021  but not until chapter completes social event process review with staff members of the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
  • Deeper Dive: Understanding Impact Workshop with at least 90% of the organization in attendance
Fraternity & Sorority Community Policy Violations
Violation Record #1
Validation Type:
Joint Policy on Risk Management/Joint Judicial Board
Date of Incident:
08/21/2022
Organization Charged:
09/29/2022
Resolved:
10/11/2022
Incident Description:

Chapter hosted an unregistered social event at which alcohol was present.

Charges:
  • Joint Policy on Risk Management, Alcohol & Drugs Policy, 1
  • Joint Policy on Risk Management, Alcohol & Other Drugs Policy, 3
  • Joint Policy on Risk Management, BYOB Procedures, 1-10
Sanctions:
  • Chapter will host risk management training with support of IFC officers by November 18, 2022 with 80% of chapter in attendance
Violation Record #2
Validation Type:
Joint Policy on Risk Management/Joint Judicial Board
Date of Incident:
08/19/2021
Organization Charged:
09/02/2021
Resolved:
Incident Description:

A report indicated that bottles of alcohol could be seen on the counter inside of an apartment in the Sigma Nu Chapter Facility

Charges:
  • Joint Policy on Risk Management, Event Policies and Procedures, alcohol free housing
Sanctions:
  • Chapter Accountability Processes & Education
    • The Standards Chair and Executive Board, shall review chapter’s expectations and accountability process for incidents specifically involving the possession and/or use of substances within the chapter facility (including but not limited to alcohol, marijuana, etc.).
      The chapter shall provide an overview of these expectations and accountability processes to the Joint Judicial Board via Justin Schwendeman-Curtis (justin.schwendeman-curtis@colostate.edu) for review by October 15, 2021.
    • Once approved, the chapter shall present these expectations and accountability processes for incidents specifically involving the possession and/or use of substances within the chapter facility. At least 85% of the chapter shall be in attendance for this meeting. This presentation should be completed by November 8, 2021. Attendance from this chapter meeting as well as a copy of the presentation shall be submitted via Justin Schwendeman-Curtis (justin.schwendeman-curtis@colostate.edu).
  • Live-In Agreement
    • The House Manager shall work with the Standards Chair and Executive Board to create and/or update a live-in agreement for all those members who reside within the chapter facility. Included in this agreement should be the expectations and accountability processes for members found to be in violation of the possession and/or use of substances within the chapter facility (including but not limited to alcohol, marijuana, etc.).
    • The chapter shall provide a drafted copy of a live-in agreement inclusive of these expectations and accountability processes to the Joint Judicial Board via Justin Schwendeman-Curtis (justin.schwendeman-curtis@colostate.edu) for review by November 8, 2021.
Violation Record #3
Validation Type:
Joint Policy on Risk Management/Joint Judicial Board
Date of Incident:
04/23/2019
Organization Charged:
09/04/2019
Resolved:
09/11/2019
Incident Description:

Chapter was found responsible for hosting an event at a chapter facility during which underage people were served alcohol and attempted to purchase alcohol.

Charges:
  • Joint Policy on Risk Management, Event Policies and Procedures, alcohol free housing
  • Joint Policy on Risk Management, Event Policies and Procedures, underage consumption
  • Joint Policy on Risk Management, Event Policies and Procedures, Registration
  • Joint Policy on Risk Management, BYOB Procedures
Sanctions:
  • Chapter leadership must meet with the IFC Vice President of Risk Management.
  • Chapter must create a presentation about the chapter’s risk management policy to be provided to the chapter.