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There are currently 750,000 undergraduate students that are members in Greek letter social organizations (includes NALFO, NIC, NPC, and NPHC organizations).

In a recent 2-year study at the University of Missouri examining the long-term benefits of membership in a fraternity or sorority showed:

The first fraternity was founded in 1825 at Union College, Schenectady, NY.

The first sorority was founded in 1851 at Wesleyan College, Macon, GA.

Seventeen of the last twenty-five US Presidents have been members of fraternities.

Both female members of the US Supreme Court are members of sororities.

Greeks, nationally, complete over 10 million hours of volunteer service annually.

Some famous fraternity and sorority members are:

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Fraternity & Sorority Affairs
Memorial Union
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-4162 | Fax: (207) 581-1737
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System