Values

Delta Chi is a values-based fraternity. Our values are shaped and molded through standards and values set out for us. These are layed out to us as members through the Preamble, 10 Expectations, and The 5 Pillars.

Preamble

“We, the members of The Delta Chi Fraternity, believing that great advantages are to be derived from a brotherhood of college and university men, appreciating that close association may promote friendship, develop character, advance justice, and assist in the acquisition of a sound education, do ordain and establish this Constitution.”

Our four core values are friendship, character, justice, and education.

The Five Pillars

We, the Men of the Kansas State Chapter of The Delta Chi Fraternity, will foster a perpetual bond amongst brothers through:

1.) Welcoming men from all walks with respect and friendliness

2.) No toleration of hazing

3.) Always striving toward social responsibility and academic excellence

4.) Being proactive leaders on campus and in the community

5.) Embodying the core virtues of Friendliness, Character, Justice, and Education.

Eleven Basic Expectations of a Delta Chi

Delta Chi’s are held to standards known as the Ten Basic Expectations. Members are held accountable both by themselves and fellow members.

1.) I will strive for academic achievement and practice academic integrity.

2.) I will respect the dignity and worth of all persons. I will not physically, mentally, psychologically or sexually abuse or haze any human being.

3.) I will protect the health and safety of all human beings.

4.) I will respect my property and the property of others; therefore, I will neither abuse nor tolerate the abuse of property.

5.) I will meet my financial obligations in a timely manner.

6.) I will neither use nor support the use of illegal drugs; I will neither abuse nor support the abuse of alcohol.

7.) I will acknowledge that a clean and attractive environment is essential to both physical and mental health; therefore, I will do all in my power to see that the chapter property is safe, properly cleaned and maintained.

8.) I will know and understand the ideals expressed in my fraternity Ritual and will incorporate them into my daily life.

9.) I will exercise compassion and understanding in dealing with all persons.

10.) I will sustain my commitment to, and involvement with, our fraternity throughout my lifetime.

11.) I will challenge all my fraternity members to abide by these fraternity obligations and will confront those who violate them.