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Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternity and Sorority Life
4 K-State Student Union
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Fraternity and Sorority Life Mission

The K-State Fraternity and Sorority community is dedicated to the personal and professional development of members through a wide range of activities and experiences. We are committed to promoting life-long involvement in individual organizations, as well as our collective community to positively impact the lives of both undergraduate and alumni members while building and maintaining a fraternity and sorority community worthy enough to serve the University and the people of Manhattan.

Administrative Functions

  • Maintain a database of Greek membership through chapter-submitted roster information.
  • Maintain the Fraternity and Sorority Life website (www.k-state.edu/fsl).
  • Distribute billing invoices and collect payments each semester for council dues.
  • Produce publications for incoming students and parents, which are utilized at recruitment events.
  • Collect, maintain, and distribute accurate and comprehensive records on membership statistics, scholarship achievement, facility and financial information, disciplinary matters, philanthropic efforts, and community service.
  • Maintain accurate and current contact information for chapter officers and advisors.
  • Supervise and oversee student, professional, and/or volunteer staff members.
  • Create budgets and facilitate financial activities.
  • Facilitate the execution of the strategic plan and K-State 2025.

Advisory Responsibilities

  • Guide the work of the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and Panhellenic Council (PHC) through advising and mentoring the Board of Directors and memberships of the councils.
  • Develop the student leaders on IFC and PHC through leadership workshops and retreats. 
  • Serve as liaisons to the national governing organizations and trade associations, including the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) and North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC).
  • Serve as a resource to alumni groups and house directors.
  • Oversee all aspects of Greek community recruitment programs, including recruitment registration and event execution, Greek Ambassadors, involvement with campus visit days, summer orientation, marketing, and publications.
  • Advise student leaders in Greek Ambassadors, Greek Week, Greek Scholarship Advancement Committee (GSAC), Social Responsibility Committee, judicial boards, Order of Omega, and others.  

Leadership, Education, and Development

  • Present lectures, workshops, presentations, and retreats on a number of topics at chapter events and for the community.
  • Provide programs and speakers for the Greek L.E.A.D.S. Lecture Series.
  • Assist in facilitating educational and leadership development programs.
  • Refer chapter leaders to appropriate campus resources.
  • Educate chapter members on trends in the Greek community, crisis management issues, judicial matters, risk management, diversity, inclusion, scholarship, involvement, and more.
  • Assist chapter leaders in improving their existing educational programs and scholarship plans, as well as identify new ways to educate about emerging trends or issues.
  • Provide a premier leadership experience with the Greek L.E.A.D.S., our emerging leader program.
  • Host chapter presidents for the annual L.E.G.A.C.Y. Institute.
  • Establish and implement a K-State Greek Community Master Plan, a Fraternity and Sorority Life Strategic Plan, and K-State 2025 plan.
  • Maintain strong community relations with all Greek community stakeholders.

Chapter Liaisons

  • Serve as a liaison to individual chapter presidents. Each chapter is assigned a staff member.
  • Meet at least twice a semester with liaison chapters, but preferably three.
  • Meet with chapter advisors, alumni, and other officers when needed.
  • Correspond with inter/national fraternity and sorority headquarters, as needed.

Chapter Consultant/National Officer Visits

  • Meet with visiting leadership consultants and leaders for national organizations.
  • Provide insight to visitors about the chapter’s current operations from the perspective of the office. Identify areas for improvement and ideas for future partnerships.


  • Complete assessments of programs to examine trends, areas of improvement, and strengths of our community.
  • Compile individual grade reports and community rankings each semester.
  • Distribute grade reports to chapter presidents and chapter advisors. Other authorized individuals may receive the report if requested.
  • Analyze the K-State Greek Community Master Plan, Fraternity and Sorority Life Strategic Plan, and updates for K-State 2025.
  • Survey Greek community members annually and after programs and services are executed.
  • Produce an annual report of Fraternity and Sorority Life activities.