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Banning fraternities isn’t the solution to Swarthmore College’s problem

Swarthmore’s banning of fraternities and sororities may calm current unrest but falls short of truly dealing with campus-wide cultural challenges. Instead of...

Statement regarding Swarthmore College

The NIC is disgusted by the activities and attitudes described in recently released documents of a local fraternal club at Swarthmore College. We...

Andrea (Smithson) Benek joins NIC as Senior Director of Communication

Indianapolis, March 11, 2019—Today, Andrea (Smithson) Benek joins the North American Interfraternity Conference team as Senior Director of Communication. In this role,...

Advocating for the Fraternity Experience

When students arrive to college, they have hundreds of opportunities to get engaged on campus. Almost all student organizations offer a co-edified experience, yet...

Statement on racially offensive photos

The North American Interfraternity Conference is deeply disappointed by offensive photos that have recently resurfaced involving fraternity men from decades ago.

Statement on previously dismissed claims against Yale and fraternities

Three female students filed suit today against Yale University and nine fraternities seeking to make fraternity membership co-ed among other issues.

NIC supports re-introduction of federal anti-hazing legislation

WASHINGTON, January 18, 2019— Yesterday, Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-Ohio) and Rep. David P. Joyce (R-Ohio) re-introduced the bipartisan Report and Educate About Campus...

Todd Shelton promoted to Chief Communication Officer

Indianapolis, January 17, 2019— The North American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) announces the promotion of Todd Shelton to the role of Chief Communication Officer...

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Second court rejects Harvard efforts to dismiss challenges to discriminatory policy

January 16, 2020 A state court judge has denied Harvard’s motion to dismiss sororities' legal challenge to Harvard's policy punishing...

Protected: Facilitators

Thank you for helping us to strengthen the future of our fraternity/sorority communities. The NIC offers many resources to help make our...

Statement on recent tragedies

The recent deaths attributed to fraternity activities remain under investigation by local authorities. These are separate situations and therefore it is inappropriate...

Statement regarding Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

We are disappointed that Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity has decided to leave the NIC and offended in the manner they communicated their...