Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities (Google eBook)

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College Fraternities Pub., 1912 - Greek letter societies
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Page 697 - ... used exclusively for carrying out thereupon one or more of such purposes, and the personal property of any such corporation shall be exempt from taxation.
Page 669 - It is clearly within the power of the trustees, and of the faculty when acting presumably or otherwise in their behalf, to absolutely prohibit any connection between the Greek fraternities and the university. The trustees have also the undoubted authority to prohibit the attendance of students upon the meetings of such Greek fraternities or from having any other active connection with such organizations, so long as such students remain under the control of the university, whenever such attendance...
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Page 674 - We perceive nothing unreasonable in the rule itself , since all persons familiar with college life know that the tendency of secret societies is to withdraw students from the control of the faculty and impair, to some extent, the discipline of the institution.
Page 670 - ... whenever it can be made to appear that such attendance upon a meeting of, or other active connection with, such fraternities, tends, in any material degree, to interfere with the proper relation of students to the university. As to the propriety of such and similar inhibitions and restrictions the trustees, aided by the experience of the faculty, ought to be the better judge, and as to all such matters, within reasonable limits, the power of the trustees is plenary and complete.
Page 696 - The real property of a corporation or Association organized exclusively for the moral or mental improvement of men or women or for religious, Bible, tract, charitable, benevolent, missionary, hospital, infirmary, educational, scientific, literary, library, patriotic, historical or cemetery purposes, or for the enforcement of laws relating to children or animals, or for two or more of such purposes...
Page 692 - Baird's manual of American college fraternities; a descriptive analysis of the fraternity system in the colleges of the United States, with a detailed account of each fraternity.
Page 672 - The policy of the school law is only to withdraw from the parent the right to select the branches to be studied by the child, to the extent that the exercise of that right would interfere with the system of instruction prescribed for the school, and its efficiency in imparting education to all entitled to share in its benefits.
Page 443 - ... local Pan-Hellenic or refuses to arbitrate its violation of any Pan-Hellenic contract or the "lifting" of a pledge, after the Grand President of the offending chapter has been duly informed by the chairman of the Executive Committee. Sec. 4. Chairman. The duties of the chairman shall be as follows: She shall keep the minutes. She shall send reports of the Congress. promptly to the members of the Congress and to all Grand Secretaries of the fraternities represented in the Congress for distribution...
Page 674 - A discretionary power has been given them to regulate the discipline of their college in such manner as they deem proper, and so long as their rules violate neither divine nor human law, we have no more authority to interfere than we have to control the domestic discipline of a father of his family.

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