Delta Delta Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity
Legacy of Leadership
Sigma Chi has a long legacy of leadership at Purdue dating back to our fraternity‘s founding in 1875. On campus our brothers are leaders in numerous student organizations, honoraries, athletic teams and philanthropic efforts. Our alumni brothers have gone on to immeasurable success in business, public service, medicine and as astronauts, authors, Olympians and professional athletes. Some of today‘s more recognizable Purdue Sigma Chis are authors George Ade, John McCutcheon, Booth Tarkington, astronaut Greg Harbaugh, and sports heroes Bob DeMoss, Hank Stram, Bob Griese, Dave Schellhase, Mark Herrmann, Jim Everett and Drew Brees.
Leadership, Scholarship and Brotherhood
Sigma Chi at Purdue University fosters an environment through the actions of its undergraduate members that develops tomorrow’s leaders, emphasizes academic excellence, and builds life long bonds of friendship.
Campus, Fraternity Recognition
The Delta Delta Chapter has received the Fraternity‘s Peterson Significant Chapter Award for outstanding performance on more occasions than any other Sigma Chi chapter. Three of our brothers have been recognized with the International Balfour Award as the top undergraduate. Purdue also continues to recognize Sigma Chi through different awards for its contributions to the University.
Delta Delta Chapter
The Delta Delta Chapter of Sigma Chi at Purdue University is one of the campuses larger fraternities with an average of 105 members, comprised of 75 – 80 active members and 25- 30 pledge members. The Chapter House capacity is 63 – 67.
The $7.4 million chapter house renovation project was completed in 2007. The chapter house was restored to its original condition along with being modernized with the addition of fire-safety sprinklers, two new fire-rated exit stairs, state of the art HVAC systems, wired and wireless high speed internet capabilities, and a modern kitchen.