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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 28, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Deb and Dad New Texas July 1991 Page 7A Marys University names events staff members MidTexas Symphony Debutantes guests at party Guests at a the annual Deb and Dad held at the home of and Danny were the 199192 Mid Texas Symphony Debutantes and their The hosted by the Debutante included a poolside Mexican buffet Following the the debutantes and their fathers were taught the Viennese Waltz by Jerry and Laurie The dance will be performed during their formal presentation at the Symphony Ball in February Among those attending in photo at David Emily Tom Shealyn Terry Hard Richard Natalie Amy Robert Brennan at Ed Kristin Brandy Ed Kourtney Hilary David Elton Reneau and Amy S WT panel recommends changes in Greek system SAN MARCOS Fraternities at Southwest Texas Stale University should be held to stricter academic standards in the according to the report of a task force assigned to examine the Greek system at Appointed by SWT President Jer ome Supple in the spring of the Greek Life Task Force issued its July The document not only calls for a greater emphasis on academics but also outlines a new deferred rush system for pledging a fraternity and calls for an annual reapplication for university recognition by all fraterni ties and Members of the task force were presented with an enormous job and I am very pleased with the results of their said I believe the recommendation for higher academic standards and the new deferred rush system for which the IFC endorsed last Novem will make academics an increas ingly irnnortant part of fraternity and sorority life at The deferred rush system recom mended by the task force would require students to complete 12 semester credit hours at SWT with a minimum gradepoint average of before being permitted to pledge a new students may pledge a fraternity when they first attend SWT the task force determined that many students were having difficulty balancing classroom work with pledge activities in their initial Deferred pledging will apply only to SWT fraternities since sororities use an early or fall rush Under that sorority rush is completed before the fall semester Fraternity pledge programs should also be reduced from the current norm of 12 weeks to a sevento eightweek the report The report also calls for an annual review of each fraternity and sorority with official recognition by the uni versity hanging in the If we adopt these recommenda fraternities and sororities are going to have to reapply for recogni tion every year and the success of that application will depend on how well theyve done in the previous said Jarncs vice president of student affairs at The review will be based on a number of critical including scholar community the num ber of police the num ber of complaints to the university incidents of racial intoler ance and the level of support from local alumni and each organisations national The report acknowledges that creating a Greek Row housing dis trict might be an ideal solution to sol ving the problems associated with Greek houses in residential neighbor but also states that it is unlikely to occur at SWT While we would like to see a Greek Row funding for a project like that would have to come from individual their alumni and their national organiza Given todays economy and other I doubt mat the money can be raised by most of our fraterni Studer Studer pointed out that while ihi nationai offices of many SWT sorori ties have indicated Uiey would sup port construction of new houses which could be a part of a Greek fraternity national offices have genet al ly been unsupportivc of the The report makes several recom mendations aimed at improving rela tionships between Greeks and their including encouraging Greek housing near campus but away from wellestablished residential requiring alcohol awareness seminars for Greek organi and establishing better moni toring systems for alcohol use at par imposing curfews on house par tics of 1 on Saturdays and midnight Sunday through Friday and requiring litter cleanup immediately following a Other recommendations include Opening doors for better participa tion by minority students in the SWT Greek systems and establishing a con tinuing series of sensitivity training sessions to focus on cultural multicultural compe tence and leadership in a multicultural A selfstudy by the university and the Greek system every three years to determine the quality of Greek life on The results would be reviewed by the SWT Student Affairs Division and Greek leadership and corrective action would be imple mented as A redoubling of university efforts to make clear its absolute zero toler ance policy for hazing in any A substantial commitment by the university to faculty members who serve and become actively involved as advisors to Advisors would be recognized and rewarded for providing this muchneeded dimen sion in outofclass student Encouraging all SWT Greek orga nizations to become involved in local philanthropy projects and volunteer services to the LIVING TRUSTS Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask about Probate Wills Living Trusts Estate Taxes Catastrophic Illness Durable Power of Living Wills Conservatorship Right to Die All of these questions and many more will be answered at a Free Seminar presented by Security Thursday August 1991 at To be held in the meeting room at the Holiday Inn located at 35 and Bring a friend reservations Morning 1011 Afternoon 23 Evening 78 PM Vote Elect LEO CHAFIN NBISD School Board Trustees August 1991 TRUTH Absentee Voting July 1991 thru August 1991 Paid Political Advertisement by Nancy Challn Kim Cridcr has been appointed assistant director of Alumni Relations at Marys She will serve as staff liaison for the Houston alumni and will assist with alumni activities including Home coming Weekend and the Student Alumni Relations Cridcr formerly worked as special events coordinator 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