Illinois Greek Initiative
The Mission of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Greek Community
As members of fraternities and sororities at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, we are committed to ensuring our success as students and invested partners in our organizations through celebrating friendship, leadership, scholarship, service, and social advancement while appreciating the diversity of our member organizations.
Inherent in this mission is the facilitation of our values as fraternity and sorority members:
Friendship: To create an eternal bond of loyalty, camaraderie, and respect based on the pride and unity that encompasses our community.
Leadership: To develop the skills and talents for our members to impact our campus, community, state, country and world as undergraduate members and as graduate and alumni members.
Scholarship: To encourage and provide the resources for our members to succeed academically through continuous learning, moral development, and scholastic recognition.
Service: To enrich the lives of our members through meaningful involvement in service and philanthropic events.
Social Advancement: To formulate meaningful friendships through a wide range of activities that brings together our members and develops personal and professional skills.
All of these are facilitated with a respect to:
Diversity: To create an opportunity for people of different backgrounds, cultures and interests to come together and celebrate the common experiences that we have as fraternity and sorority members while appreciating our individual differences.
The Mission of the Illinois Greek Initiative
The Illinois Greek Initiative is to serve as a means for fraternities at the University of Illinois to return to their founding principles, to preserve and promote the spirit from which they were created, and to challenge Greek men to hold themselves to a higher standard of excellence in their communities and their lives.