Delta Delta House Corporation Receives Grand Trustees Award

Aerial view Purdue Sigma Chi house
Delta Delta’s House Corporation was one of 33 Sigma Chi house corporations to receive Sigma Chi’s Board of Grand Trustees Gold Award. House Corp President Tom Hall ’81 and the members of Delta Delta’s House Corporation should be commended on their ongoing active maintenance of our chapter house and engagement with the undergraduate chapter members.
Strong alumni participation, both financially, through the Annual Fund and previous fund-raising campaigns, and ongoing involvement with the chapter is a hallmark of Delta Delta.  This effort continues to provide a solid base that supports future generations of Sigma Chis at Purdue.

Award Criteria

Each year, the Board of Grand Trustees honors Sigma Chi house corporations that demonstrate superior business practices in these 16 areas.
1. Minimum of 3 board members
2. Minimum of 2 board meetings a year
3. Have written bylaws.
4. Current with state/province annual reporting requirements.
5. Segregate house corporation funds from chapter funds.
6. Have a written rental agreement for each tenant.
7. Charge each tenant a security deposit.
8. Have regular janitorial service.
9. Fund a plan for repairing/replacing major building components.
10. Have a fire sprinkler system.
11. Have an annual fire/life safety inspection.
12. Have a property manager.
13. Publish at least 2 newsletters/year.
14. Maintain an alumni database.
15. Maintain a website.
16. Have a fund raising campaign.

Grand Trustee Awards

This year, 44 house corporations submitted applications for this prestigious award. 33 won Gold Award recognition. The winners listed alphabetically are:

Gold Award (20-25 points)
Albion College; Auburn University; Clarkson University; DePauw University; Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Kansas State University; Louisiana State University; Missouri State University; Ohio University; Oregon State University; Penn State University; Purdue University; San Diego State University; San Jose State University; Southern Methodist University; Syracuse University; Texas A&M University-Commerce; University of Alabama; University of British Columbia; University of Cincinnati; University of Illinois; University of Maryland; University of Memphis; University of Michigan; University of Mississippi; University of Montana; University of Rhode Island; University of Southern California; University of Texas-Austin; University of Tulsa; University of Virginia; University of Washington; Yale University

Blue Award (15-19 Points)
Kent State University; Montana State University; North Data State University; Texas A&M University-Commerce; Texas Tech University; University of Arkansas; University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; University of Tennessee-Knoxville; University of Utah; Western Michigan University; Honorable Mention (< 15 Points) University of California -Davis

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