Fraternity Facts  

* The Greek system is the largest network of volunteers in the US, with members donating over 10 million hours of volunteer service each year.  

* Every U.S. President and Vice President, except two in each office, born since the first social fraternity was founded in 1824 have been members of a fraternity.  

* 76% of all Congressmen and Senators belong to a fraternity.

*Here is a link to the list of Greeks elected in the 2010 mid-term elections,http://www.nicindy.org/members/greek-news/what-greeks-just-got-elected-heres-the-list

*Here is a large list of famous Greek members,http://www.greek101.com/lounge/famous.php?org=all  

*40 of 47 U.S. Supreme Court Justices since 1910 were fraternity men.  

*71% of those listed in "Who's Who in America" belong to a fraternity.

* There are 123 fraternities and sororities with 9 million members total. 

* As undergraduates, Greeks raise approximately $7 million per year for charities.

* 63% of all U.S. Cabinet members since 1900 have been and are Greek.

* All of the Apollo 11 astronauts were Greek.

* Of the nation's 50 largest corporations, 43 are headed by fraternity men.

* A U.S. Government study shows that over 70% of all those who join a fraternity/sorority graduate, while under 50% of all non-fraternity/sorority persons graduate.

* Less than 2% of an average college student's expenses go toward fraternity/sorority dues.

*University studies have shown that Greek members are generally more financially successful than non-Greeks.

*Nationally, about 2% of college students are members of Greek Organizations.

* Over 85% of the student leaders on some 730 campuses are involved in the Greek community. 

 

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