New Member Ed Quiz

The Knights of Classic Lore
Joseph L Settles
James C McNutt
Clarence A Mayer
Owen I Truitt
C Roy Atkinson
The founding of the Knights of Classic Lore
January 10, 1899
Illinois Wesleyan University
Mission of the Knights of Classic Lore
To aid men in their mental, moral and social development for life
The first pledge to the Knights of Classic Lore
James J Love
“He was late because he was busy fcking his woman”
Petition to Phi Delta Theta
1902, 1904, 1906
Rejected once, adopted the name Tau Kappa Epsilon to appease
The fourth petition
1908
Opportunity Out of Defeat
Written by William Wilson on October 19, 1907
Given by Wallace G McCauley
Most Important Speech in TKE History
Encouraged own chapter formation
Founders of TKE
Wallace G McCauley
William Wilson
Lester H Martin
LW Tuesburg
First five chapters of TKE
Alpha (Illinois Wesleyan) – Bloomington, IL
Beta (Millikin University) – Decatur, IL
Gamma (University of Illinois) – Urbana-Champagne, IL (formed the triangle)
Delta (Knox College) – Galesburg, IL (broke the triangle)
Epsilon (Iowa State University) – Ames, IA (made us a national fraternity)
Significant chapters of TKE
Lambda (University of Wisconsin)
Beta-Sigma (USC) home chapter of current Grand Prtyanis
Iota (Eureka College) home chapter of Ronald Reagan
Scorpion (Cornell University) tried to disassociate but failed. Shame
Three core values of TKE
Love
Charity
Esteem
Six focus points of TKE
Scholarship
Character
Leadership
Teamwork
Service
Brotherhood
Prytanis
Bennett Wallander
President
Runs the fcking show
Jewel: gavel
Epiprytanis
Grady McHugh
Vice President
In charge of chapter bylaws, plans formal, runs chairs, fills in for prytanis as needed
Jewel: open book
Grammateus
Tanner Yahnke (EC Bitch)
Secretary
Keeps chapter records and attendance
Jewel: crossed quills
Crysopheles
Zach Jadro
Treasurer
Manages chapter budget and finances
Jewel: key
Histor
Ben Sullivan
Historian
Manages alumni relations
Jewel: scroll
Hypophetes
Thomas Concannon (Mexican Woody Allen)
Chaplin
In charge of chapter brotherhood, scholarship, ritual
Jewel: heart
Pylortes
Kyle Gjertson
Sergeant at Arms
Manages house cleanliness, risk management, and runs MQB
Jewel: dagger
Hegemon
David Zeitlin
Educator
Runs big brother program, educates new members and actives
Jewel: skull
Recruitment Officer
Beau Vande Walle
Manages recruitment 24/7/365
Jewel: clasped hands
Founding of the Lambda chapter
December 15, 1917
Again in 56, 74, and 90
1990 refounding
Kicked off prior for cocaine
ZBT took over house, but kicked off for peeing on people
Reclaimed what was rightfully ours (the house)
1990s founders
Bistan
Eich
Elser
Jaskolski
Johnson
Leong
Matteck
Metz
Paguia
Reeseman
Schlines
Shoemaker
Wachowiak
Weeden
Yamane
Zimmer
Lambda original founders
Lowe
Wolf
Fiedler
Burns
Arzberger
Past ten prytani (most recent to least recent)
Bennett Wallander
David Zeitlin
Brady Strittmatter
Brandon Olsen
Jack Concannon
Michael Goeldi
Steve John
Chris DeSilva
Chris DeSilva
Jeff Levinson
Past six sweethearts (most recent to least recent)
Allison Bender
Rachel Robins
Carol Simpson
Lindy Ehemann – Pi Beta Phi
Bei Bei Wu – Alpha Kappa Delta Phi
Shannon Goeldi – Delta Delta Delta
Chapter mascots
Dogs:
Buddy
Nero
Torque
Jack
Beckett
Maddie
Zeke the Teke (Fall 92)
Important scroll numbers
Lambda 1000 -Nate Omick
Lambda 1050 -Jack Dilenschneider
Lambda 1100 -Tyler Kollodge
Lambda 1150 -Andrew Haffner
Lambda 1200 -Zach Jadro
Fritz Jacobi
Was Grand Grammateus
Part of 1974 refounding
Helped the 1990 guys a lot
Board member, former board president
Huge contributor to chapter success
Is now Grand Hypophetes
Ed Moy
Youngest Grand Prytanis in TKE
Ran the Mint for a while
Appointments in the Bush White House
Last Grand Prytanis from Lambda
Lambda Chapter Building Corporation
Housing board
Alumni, RA, Prytanis, Crysopheles
Decisions regarding physical house
President of housing board
Dustin Demarco
Treasurer of housing board
Eric Lanning
Bar in basement
Wood generously donated by lumbermen service
Spring 85
DJ Booth
Built by Matt Grinnert
Crests
Painted by Timothy Yee
Roof
Started with Doug Wise as histor
Completed with Brandon Olson as histor
Blumpkin Bar
Woody Weeden
1990 founder
Helped with countless house projects, including painting and the weight room
National philanthropy
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
TKE Week
10k the first year for St. Jude
100% chapter participation
Other campus organized events
Greek week in spring
Homecoming in fall
Humo
Social events
Defined by 20 or more non chapter members
In dry rush: 10 members or 10% of chapter with a nonmember
BYOB events
Allowed to bring 6 pack of beer or 4 pack of wine coolers
Disciplinary boards
IFC J Board
CSO (Committee on Student Orgs)
Rules on chapter sponsored events
IFC
Doesn’t have to be at chapter facility to be defined as chapter sponsored
No cosponsoring with a sorority at a chapter facility with alcohol

FIPG
No open parties
No sale of alcohol
No alcohol purchased with chapter funds
No underage consumption
No cosponsoring with bar, only tavern (50% revenue from food)

Expectations for chapter sponsored events
Advance guest lists
Sober monitors (at least 2, 1 extra per 25)
Control noise level
Wrist banding
No over serving
Upon police arrival, don’t panic, and comply respectfully
Two types of events
Third party venue events
BYOBs
IFC Risk Management Checklist
After dry rush
Not on social probation
Not charging for admission
Registered event
No kegs or hard alcohol
Third party venue if with sorority
No serving mixed drinks (no jello shots)
Guest list
Ends before 2:00 am
No advertising for event
Pledges not in charge
Sober monitors present, sober, and monitoring
No drinking games
Not over capacity
ID’s being checked and wristband system being used
Emergency numbers posted and easily visible
Alcohol served behind 3 sided bar by sober bartenders
Non-alcoholic drinks and food available
Contract available
Businesses and neighbors have no reason to complain
Third party venue hosted chapter sponsored events
Comply with venue rules
Don’t do anything you wouldn’t on your own property
No over intoxication, everybody is responsible
Signs of overconsumption
Flushed face
Slurred speech
Vomiting
Stumbling
Alcohol poisoning
Cannot be awakened
Cold, clammy, pale, bluish skin
Slow or irregular breathing
Vomiting while passed
Drinking stats
65% of misconduct related to alcohol
70.5% of people think people drank 5+ drinks
38% of people actually drank 5+ drinks
People think 41% drink 9 or less times a month
82% actually drink 9 or less times a month
Student org alcohol policies
Non alcoholic drinks and unsalted foods must be provided
Designated alcohol serving area
Wristbanding
Request ID if look under 30
Sober monitors
Sober monitor requirements
Sober
Half must be exec or member for a year
At least one over 21
Complete training
Sober monitor duties
Be present at all times alcoholic beverages are
Ensure RSO policy observed by all in attendance
Prevent overserving
Control alcoholic beverages and secure them at end
Prevent underage drinking
MQB
Determines guilt or innocence
Membership Quality Board
Tie breaking vote is Pylortes
J Board
Deals out punishment from MQB cases
Books
Red book: TKE guide
Black book: international bylaws
Gold book: commemorates, actually red
Silver book: ritual book
Crests
Coat of arms (chapter room)
Alpha crest (EC room)
Minchin coat of arms (second floor)
Bastard crest (third floor)
Our region
Region 3 (out of 4)
Our province
Horseshoe
TKE CEO
Donnie Aldrich
TKE CIO
Alex Baker
TKE COO
John Deckard
Regional director
Nate Lehman
Fraternity Services Specialist
Cory Martin
International awards
Order of the Golden Eagle (highest in TKE)
Chapter awards
Andrew Simon award (3 exec years, 1 humo)
Frater of the year
New member of the year
Thinking outside the box
Athlete of the year
Letter/email format
Dear frater,
Yours in the bond,
Scholarships
National
Lambda
Leadership builders
PEC (Province Education Conference)
RLC (Regional Leadership Conference)
Conclave (National meeting of all chapter every 2 years)
The TKE Institute (Within conclave)
Charles R. Walgreen Jr. Leadership Academy (72 people, max 3 per chapter, 5 days in Colorado Springs)
TKE flower
Red carnation
TKE bird
Eagle
TKE jewel
White pearl
TKE mythological ideal
Apollo, the Sun God
TKE symbol
Equilateral triangle (under pressure the bond becomes stronger)
First social club
Flat Hat Society (William & Mary)
First greek letter fraternity
Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary)
Oldest social fraternity
Kappa Alpha Society (Union College)
Union triad
First three social fraternities
Kappa Alpha Society
Sigma Phi Society
Delta Phi Society
Union College is the mother of all fraternities
Miami triad
Next three social fraternities
Beta Theta Pi
Phi Delta Theta
Sigma Chi
Last fraternity of 19th century
Tau Kappa Epsilon
First sisterhood organization
Alpha Delta Phi
First fraternal organization for women
Pi Beta Phi
First greek organization for women
Kappa Alpha Theta
First sorority
Gamma Phi Beta
Four greek councils
Interfraternity Council (IFC)
Panhellenic Association (PHA)
National Panhellenic Conference (PSA)
Multicultural Greek Council (MGC)
First IFC chapter
Beta Theta Pi
First PHA chapter
Kappa Kappa Gamma
First PSA chapter
Kappa Alpha Psi
First MGC chapter
Lambda Theta Alpha