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Dear Parents, Guardians, and Family Members,

Thank you for visiting our webpage. On this page, you will find some resources for parents, including the Parents' Guide to Fraternity & Sorority Life at WVU. 

We have developed this manual to help you understand the complexity of fraternity and sorority membership, and to give you some basic information about the West Virginia community.

Membership in a fraternity or sorority can be a valuable experience for your son or daughter. The contributions these organizations can make to a student’s educational experience are numerous, as life-long friendships are made and leadership skills are developed.

We need you, as a parent, to be an active partner in your son’s fraternity or daughter’s sorority experience by becoming familiar with the community and the organization. Please do not hesitate to contact the staff in the Center for Fraternal Values and Leadership if you ever have questions about anything. We are here to support you and your son or daughter in making their experience at West Virginia University one that they will remember for many years to come.


Matthew R. Richardson, Ed.D.



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