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					                                     BYLAWS
                         SIGMA PHI EPSILON, INCORPORATED
                              KANSAS DELTA CHAPTER

ARTICLE I       NAME AND OBJECTIVE

   Section 1      This Chapter shall be known as the Kansas Delta Chapter of Sigma
                  Phi Epsilon, Incorporated.

   Section 2      The objectives of this Corporation are:

                  a. To promote scholarship.

                  b. To build, develop, and strengthen the character of its members

                  c. To instill those principles which are essential in the
                      discharge of the duties which naturally devolve upon an
          individual as a member of society.

                  d. To impress upon its members the true significance of fraternal
          relationships.

                  e. To aid and sustain, as far as possible, the government and
          discipline of the institution.

                  f. To build balanced leaders for America's communities.


ARTICLE II        MEMBERSHIP

 Section 1 Membership in the Chapter shall be subject to the provisions of
        The Grand Chapter Bylaws, Article I, Sections 1 through 8
        inclusive.

 Section 2 Any member of any chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon attending this
        University shall be permitted to affiliate with this Chapter
        in accordance with Sigma Phi Epsilon Administrative Policies
        and Procedures, Section E (30).

 Section 3 This Chapter shall have the authority to initiate a candidate
        for honorary membership.

 Section 4 Any member of this Chapter who ceases to be a student at this
        institution shall be regarded as an alumni member.

 Section 5 Any person who properly affiliates himself with this Chapter and
        is enrolled in this institution shall be considered a full member
        of the Chapter and subject to the Grand Chapter Annual Membership
        Dues, Fees, and Insurance.
Section 6 Inactive membership in this Chapter shall not be permitted in
       accordance with Grand Chapter Bylaws, Article I, Section 7.

Section 7 No individual shall be asked to become a new member of the
       Chapter unless he has attained a high school grade point
       average of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale). Continuing students
       who may be asked to become a new member must have attained
       a cumulative G.P.A. of at least 3.0

Section 8 The institution of pledgeship or any second-class citizenship
       does not exist at the Kansas Delta Chapter. An individual
       becomes a new member by undergoing the Sigma Rite of Passage.
       During the Sigma Challenge, the new member will be required to
       meet specified Chapter and Fraternity goals. The Chapter
       Chaplain will appoint a Big Brother to assist the new member in
       setting goals and attaining those goals. If those goals are
       completed to the satisfaction of the Chaplain, the Big
       Brother, and the Sigma Challenge Coordinator, the individual
       may continue his progress in The Fraternity by participating
       in the Phi Rite of Passage. If the Sigma Challenge goals
       have not been met, the Standards Committee may grant a
       specified extension of time for the member to meet his goals
       or may ask the member to resign his membership.

Section 9 During the Phi Challenge, the new member will again be
       required to meet specified Chapter and Fraternity goals.
       This challenge must last for at least twelve weeks but can be
       extended for no longer than one year. If the goals have been
       attained to the satisfaction of the Chaplain, the member's
       mentor, and the Phi Challenge Coordinator, the new member
       may proceed to the Epsilon Rite of Passage which is to be
       considered the actual initiation into The Fraternity and
       after which, the Fraternity's Badge is conferred upon the
       member.

Section 10 All goals and activities in the Sigma and Phi Challenges shall
       be of a constructive nature and all forms of hazing and any
       activity commonly associated with "Hell Week" are prohibited.

Section 11 A member in good standing is defined as one who is not finan-
       cially indebted to the undergraduate Chapter, alumni corpora-
       tion, or Grand Chapter, who is not subject to suspension or
       expulsion for any reason, and who maintains a cumulative
       grade point average over 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Only members in
       good standing may vote in Chapter meetings and may be eligible
       to become officers of the Fraternity.

Section 12 The academic standards of this chapter shall be as follows:
        a. Any member who achieves a semester grade point average
          below 1.0 shall be subject to expulsion by the under-
          graduate Chapter for non-performance. If the Standards
          Board votes to expel a member for non-performance under this
          provision, the member may appeal to the undergraduate chapter
          at the first chapter meeting of the semester following the
          semester in which the member earned less than a 1.0.
          Expulsion can be negated by a 2/3 vote of the chapter at said
          chapter meeting.

        b. Any member who has two consecutive semesters below a 2.5 grade
          point average or, has earned below a 2.5 grade point average
          during any three semesters during his period of membership,
          shall be subject to expulsion by the undergraduate Chapter.
          Any member who earns below a 2.5 grade point average will be
          considered a member not in good standing and his social
          privileges shall be eliminated for a period extending to the
          first grade check in the next semester or, if still not above
          a 2.5, until official semester grades reveal that at least a
          2.5 grade point average has been attained. Any member in the
          Phi or subsequent challenges with a G.P.A. below 2.5 either at
          the end of the semester or during a semester when revealed by
          grade checks, shall complete 8 study hours each week until
          official grades are received. Study hours will be monitored
          by the Scholarship Chairman and the Scholarship Committee.

 Section 13 No member of this Chapter shall purchase for, make available to,
        or give any alcoholic beverage to any individual who is not
        of legal age to consume such.

 Section 14 Each individual who joins the Kansas Delta Chapter of Sigma Phi
        Epsilon shall adopt and sign the Chapter's Membership Standards
        Agreement upon becoming a new member. Thereafter, the Member-
        ship Standards Agreement must be re-signed every semester.
        Each member's agreement shall be maintained by the Chaplain. At
        the beginning of each semester, the chapter will review the
        agreement in order to emphasize its importance.

                                   (2)
ARTICLE III     THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 Section 1 The Executive Committee shall consist of the President, Vice
        President of Programming, Vice President of Finance, Vice
        President of Member Development, Vice President of Recruitment,
        and Vice President of Communications.

 Section 2 The Executive Committee shall meet the night before each
        Chapter meeting or when called by the President or the
       Vice President of Programming.

Section 3 The President shall preside at meetings of the Executive
       Committee and shall report to the Chapter any action recommended
       or taken by said Committee at each active chapter meeting.

Section 4 The Executive Committee shall be responsible for planning the
       year's activities and establishing chapter policies, subject
       to the approval of the Chapter and consistent with the Grand
       Chapter Bylaws and Administrative Policies and Procedures.
       Except in cases of emergency, as determined by the Executive
       Committee by a 60% vote of its members, all add-ons assessed
       to members of the Chapter must be approved by a majority
       vote of the Chapter before they can be assessed.

Section 5 The Executive Committee shall act as an avenue of appeal
       for decisions of the Standards Committee not involving
       membership obligations. The actions of the Executive Committee
       shall be final and binding unless overruled by a two-thirds
       majority vote of the entire membership in good standing.

Section 6 The Executive Committee shall formulate and enforce Chapter
       House Rules and the Chapter's Membership Agreement and may levy
       fines for the violation of the house rules or agreement. House
       rules formulated by the Executive Committee may be changed or
       overruled only by a two-thirds vote of all members in good
       standing. Any member seeking to change or overrule a House
       Rule shall first request that the executive committee place his
       challenge or change on the agenda of the next meeting of the
       chapter. Such a request must be granted and does not require
       an affirmative vote of the Executive Committee. Each House Rule
       may only be challenged once in a semester. If the challenge
       fails, the rule remains in force for at least the remainder
       of that semester.

Section 7 No member of the Chapter shall commit the Chapter to the
       expenditure of any unbudgeted funds without the majority
       approval of the Executive Committee. Before approval can be
       granted, the Executive Committee must insure that there is
       sufficient unbudgeted funds available to cover the proposed
       expenditure or it must provide for such unbudgeted revenues
       through an add-on which will be voted upon by the entire
       membership. Nothing in this section shall be construed as a
       limitation upon the Vice President of Finance's authority to
       pay for budgeted items such as rent, utilities, food service,
       and the chapter account with Fraternity Headquarters.

Section 8 The order of business of the Executive Committee shall be:
       a. Roll Call
        b. Reading of previous Executive Committee minutes
        c. Vice President of Finance report
        d. Vice President of Programming report
        e. Vice President of Recruitment report
        f. Vice President of Member Development report
        g. Vice President of Communications report
        h. Standards Committee report
        i. Notices and communications
        j. Old business
        k. New business
        l. Adjournment
                                               (3)
 Section 9 The Executive Committee shall also be responsible for
        recommending nominees for membership on the various Chapter
        committees.

 Section 10 The Vice President of Programming shall keep accurate type-
        written and bound minutes of the Executive Committee meetings.


ARTICLE IV      THE CABINET

 Section 1 Each Executive Council officer shall preside over a cabinet
        composed of committee chairmen.

          1. The President's Cabinet shall consist of the chapter
            secretary, the IFC representative, and the Risk Management
            Officer.

          2. The Vice President of Finance's Cabinet shall consist
            of the Steward and the chairmen of the House Structure
            (House Manager) and Fundraising Committee.

          3. The Vice President of Member Development's Cabinet
            shall consist of the chairman of the Scholarship
            Committee, the Speaker Director, and Historian.

          4. The Vice President of Recruitment's Cabinet consists of
            the chairmen of Recruitment, and the Balanced Man
            Scholarship Committees.

          5. The Vice President of Programming's Cabinet consists of
            the chairmen of Events, Philanthropy, and Intramural
            Committees.

          6. The Vice President of Communications' Cabinet consists of
            the Director of Alumni Operations and Relations, the public
            relations chairman, Townee Coordinator, and Technology chairman.
 Section 2 Each Executive Council officer shall meet with his Cabinet
        prior to the Executive Council meeting. The Executive
        Council officer shall report to the Executive Committee any
        action recommended or taken by his Cabinet.

 Section 3 The Grand Cabinet shall consist of all committee chairman with
        the President as presiding officer. The Grand Cabinet shall
        meet only on those occasions when the President believes that
        special circumstances require coordination from among several
        committees.


ARTICLE V       OFFICERS

 Section 1 The following officers shall be elected by a secret ballot
        at a formal meeting held on the last Monday in November and
        shall serve for a term of one year: President, Vice President
        of Programming, Vice President of Finance, Vice President of
        Member Development, Vice President of Recruitment, Vice
        President of Communications, Chaplain, Senior Marshal, Junior
        Marshal, Guard, and Guide. Upon election, the following officers
        shall act as the Board of Governors of Sigma Phi Epsilon, Kansas
        Delta Incorporated: President, Vice President of Programming,
        Vice President of Finance, Vice President of Member Development,
        Vice President of Recruitment, and Vice President of
        Communications.




                                                  (4)
 Section 2 Only a member in good standing shall be eligible to vote or hold
        office or position of trust in this Chapter. In addition, to be
        eligible for office, a member must have a cumulative G.P.A. of
        2.7 or above. Finally, to be eligible for the Executive
        Council or Standards Committee, a member must have completed
        the Epsilon Rite of Passage, although that requirement can be
        waived, by a vote of the Chapter, for the positions of Vice
        President of Finance, Vice President of Membership Development,
        Vice President of Recruitment, and Vice President of Communica-
        tions if there are insufficient candidates from the Epsilon or
        Brother Mentor Challenges.

 Section 3 Officers shall be installed no sooner than the first Chapter
        meeting following the election in order to provide for a
        transition period.

 Section 4 The Vice President of Finance shall be approved and supervised
       by the Kansas Delta Alumni Board which serves as the governing
       body of the Kansas Delta Alumni Corporation and which supervises
       undergraduate finances--except for the Events account.

Section 5 The order of succession of the officers is as follows:
       President, Vice President of Programming, Vice President of
       Finance, Vice President of Member Development, Vice President
       of Recruitment, and Vice President of Communications.

Section 6 The undergraduate chapter shall have the power, by a vote of
       two-thirds of all its undergraduate members in good standing,
       to declare vacant any office of the chapter. Further, the
       alumni board shall have the right to declare vacant the office
       of vice president of finance for non-performance of his stated
       duties and obligations. Whenever a vacancy occurs, it shall be
       filled by whichever one of the following methods is appropriate
       to the office:

       a. If the office of President is declared vacant, the vacancy
          shall be filled by succession of the Vice President of
          Programming.

       b. If any other office is declared vacant, the vacancy shall be
          filled through a special Chapter election which shall be
          held no later than three weeks after the vacancy occurs.

Section 7 In addition to the duties specified by the Sigma Phi Epsilon
       Administrative Policies and Procedures, Section E (3), the
       the Executive Committee and Ritual Officers shall be charged
       with the following duties:

       a. President

         1. He shall serve as the executive and administrative head of
           this Chapter and shall be held responsible for its
           efficient operation, provided that, he is not authorized
           to sign any contract committing the Chapter to expenditure
           of over $100 unless such contract is countersigned by a
           member of the Kansas Delta Alumni Board.

         2. He shall become thoroughly informed on all matters
           pertaining to fraternity operations and shall study care-
           fully the material found in all Fraternity publications;
           in particular, the Sigma Phi Epsilon Bylaws and
           Administrative Policies and Procedures, the Officers
           Handbook, the Statement on Chapter and Individual
           Responsibility, The Lifetime of Brotherhood, the Quest,
           The Lexicon, the minutes of the last preceding Grand
           Chapter Conclave, and any special messages or policies
  sent to him by the Headquarters of Sigma Phi Epsilon.


                                        (5)
3. He shall instruct and periodically review with his fellow
  officers their duties and responsibilities. Ultimately,
  he is responsible for insuring that all officers perform
  their duties. Whenever that is not the case, then he is
  authorized to make sure that all duties are performed.

4. He shall appoint and supervise the members of the
  President's Cabinet which shall consist of the Secretary,
  Risk Management Director and IFC Representative.

5. He shall monitor the Chapter's risk exposure and take
  all steps to insure the Chapter and its activities are
  safe.

6. He shall have the power to levy fines for violations of
  the Chapter's House Rules or in general for violation of
  Fraternity obligations.

7. He shall report all communications from Headquarters at
  Executive Committee meetings and Chapter meetings.

8. He shall open and file all Chapter mail and file all
  Chapter correspondence after it has been properly
  acknowledged.

9. He shall promptly notify National Headquarters of the
  results of elections held by this Chapter.

10. He is responsible for completing the annual Periodic
  Membership Report (PMR) for Headquarters. This
  report shall be completed and returned to Headquarters
  no later than March 30th of each year.

11. He shall, in consultation with the Recruitment Chairman,
  make all room assignments under the following provisions:
    a. The third floor of the house will not be opened
      unless there are more than 35 residents in the
      house who has signed housing contracts.
    b. All members living in the house will have room-
      mates unless there are open rooms on the first or
      second floor when the third floor is closed.
    c. New members MUST be roomed with another member who
      must be in the Phi Challenge or above in the
      Balanced Man Project.
    d. In assigning rooms, the President shall give great
       weight to the personal preferences of returning
       members (if those preferences are in writing and
       dated on the basis of first-come, first-served),
       academic performance, chapter and campus involvement,
       and the personalities of prospective roommates.


b. Vice President of Finance

 1. Any undergraduate member of the Kansas Delta Chapter who
   is recognized as being highly responsible in meeting his
   financial and fraternal obligations and whose candidacy
   for the position of Vice President of Finance is
   consistent with Chapter policies, is eligible to be
   elected to the position.

 2. He shall serve as business manager for the Chapter and
   be responsible for the efficient operation of the
   Chapter.




                                        (6)
 3. He shall be in charge of and have total responsibility
   for preparing a monthly housebill for all members of
   the Chapter, collections, public notification of
   housebills, add-ons, and special assessments, keeping
   the Chapter's financial records, and disbursements. He
   shall keep records in such a way that itemized
   individual charges can be kept.

 4. He shall provide an Exhibit G (budget) for this Chapter's
   financial operations under the direction and with the
   approval of the Alumni Board.

 5. He shall prepare the monthly Exhibit I (financial
   statement) which is due at Headquarters on the 15th of
   each month. A copy of the Exhibit I will be provided
   to the Chapter Counselor. He shall also perform a
   monthly bank reconciliation.

 6. He shall be responsible for pursuing delinquent accounts
   including suspension of certain privileges for those
   individuals who are ten days late in making payments,
   suspending members who are 30 days late in paying their
   financial obligations, and expelling, for financial
   indebtedness, those individuals who are 60 days late
  in their accounts. In all of these actions, the Vice
  President of Finance acts under his own authority and
  a vote of the Chapter is not required to implement
  these actions although appeal of the Vice President of
  Finance's decision may be made to the entire Chapter.

7. He shall insure that all checks are written with a
  sufficient bank balance to cover them and that all
  checks be countersigned by the designated alumni
  member before being submitted to a creditor.

8. He shall make disbursements of Chapter funds only upon
  presentation of a bill or, if reimbursing a member for
  an authorized expenditure, upon presentation of a receipt
  of purchase. On each bill or receipt shall be indicated
  the date the check was written, the number of the check,
  and the amount of the check. These bills and receipts
  will be organized by vendor or purpose and retained for
  at least six years.

9. The Vice President of Finance shall not accept cash
  payments of any kind except if such funds are a result of
  a fundraising, alumni, or family day event. Also, the
  Vice President of Finance shall not collect or disburse
  Chapter funds for the purchase of party favors.

10. He shall have the power to levy fines for violations of
  the Chapter's House Rules or in general for violations
  of Fraternity obligations.

11. He shall bill and collect $220 from each new member prior
  the Sigma Rite of Passage for the Registration and
  Lifetime Membership Fees.

12. He shall attend the monthly meetings of the Kansas
  Delta Alumni Board and shall provide a written report
  of the Chapter's financial condition including:
  accounts receivable, accounts payable, money in bank,
  and the short-term and long-term financial position of
  the Chapter. The Alumni Board may establish additional
  rules or policies to be implemented by the Vice President
  of Finance.



                                        (7)
13. He shall file the annual report with the Secretary of
  State's office for the fiscal year ending June 1st.
  This report must be filed with the Secretary of
   State's office by September 15th of each year.

 14. He shall act as resident agent for Sigma Phi Epsilon,
   Kansas Delta, Incorporated. And therefore be responsible
   for the above mentioned annual report filing for the
   change of registered agent and/or address amendments
   to the Articles filed with the Secretary of State's
   Office.

 15. All fines shall be submitted to the Vice President of
   Finance within 48 hours of occurrence. A copy should be
   provided to the Vice President of Finance, the person
   levying the fine, and the person being fined. Fines for
   failure to perform house duties are exempted from the
   provisions of this section.

 16. He shall appoint and supervise the work of the House
   Manager, the House Steward, and the chairman of
   the Fundraising Committee.


c. Vice President of Programming

 1. The Vice President of Programming shall be the
   ritualistic Vice President and shall assume all duties
   in the absence of or the disability of the President.

 2. He shall preside over the Programming Cabinet which
   shall include the chairmen of the events, philanthropy,
   and intramurals committee. He may also create a special
   committee for Homecoming activities. He is responsible
   for insuring that the goals of these committees are met.

 3. He may appoint and remove the committee chairmen serving
   in his Cabinet and may require that chairmen whose
   committees expend Chapter funds must first prepare a
   budget which must be approved by the Executive Council.

 4. He shall meet weekly with his Cabinet and report the
   activities of his committees to the Executive Council and
   to the Chapter.

 5. He is responsible for preparing and maintaining a
   Chapter calendar which shall include all events, speakers,
   philanthropy, fundraising, and ritual activities. This
   calendar will be prominently posted in a public place
   within the Chapter House.

 6. He shall act as secretary of the Executive Council and
   maintain typed minutes in a bound volume.

 7. He shall have the power to levy fines for violations of
   the Chapter's House Rules or in general for violations
   of Fraternity obligations.


d. Vice President of Membership Development

 1. The Vice President of Member Development shall act to
   uphold, develop, and strengthen the character of the
   members and to preserve the ideals and principles upon
   which the Fraternity is founded.




                                          (8)
 2. He shall coordinate with the Chaplain, the Sigma, Phi,
   and Epsilon Coordinators in order to develop a coherent
   series of activities that shall include speakers,
   experiential learning, celebrations, and other
   programming consistent with Section d. (1).

 3. By coordinating with other members of the Chapter, he
   shall be responsible for developing chapter programming
   on Monday nights from 8:00 p.m. through 9:30 p.m.
   Nothing in this section shall be construed as limiting
   programming to only Monday nights.

 4. He shall be responsible to schedule and lead chapter
   retreats and enrichment programs.

 5. He shall preside over the Development Cabinet which
   shall include the chairman of the scholarship committee,
   the Historian, and the Speaker Director. He is responsible
   for insuring that the goals of these committees are
   attained.

 6. He may appoint and remove committee chairmen serving in
   his cabinet and may require chairmen to prepare a budget
   if a committee expects to expend Chapter funds.

 7. He shall meet weekly with his Cabinet and report the
   activities of his committees to the Executive Council and
   to the Chapter.

 8. He shall have the power to levy fines for violations of
   the Chapter's House Rules or in general for violations of
   Fraternity obligations.


e. Vice President of Recruitment

 1. The Vice President of Recruitment shall be responsible for
   recruiting new members, both undergraduate and alumni,
   into the chapter.

 2. He shall preside over the Recruitment Cabinet which
   includes the chairmen of the recruitment, and Balanced Man
   Scholarship committees. He is responsible for insuring that
   the recruitment and Balanced Man Scholarship committees
   prepare a budget and that all of his committees attain
   their goals.

 3. He may appoint and remove the committee chairmen serving
   in his Cabinet.

 4. He shall meet weekly with his Cabinet and report the
   activities of his committee to the Executive Council and
   to the Chapter.

 5. He shall plan and implement a recruitment skills workshop
   for all chapter members.

 6. He shall schedule dates for members to enter the Sigma
   Challenge.

 7. He shall have the power to levy fines for violations of
   the Chapter's House Rules or in general for violation of
   Fraternity obligations.




                                      (9)
f. Vice President of Communications

 1. The Vice President of Communications shall be responsible
   for all alumni activities, all communications between the
   undergraduate chapter and alumni, Headquarters, and
   campus and community, and supervise the Chapter's
   Technology activities including its website.

 2. He shall preside over the Communications Cabinet which
   shall include the Director of Alumni Operations, the public
            relations director, the townee coordination committee, and
            the chairman of the Technology Committee.

          3. He shall have the power to levy fines for violations of
            the Chapter's House Rules or in general for violation of
            Fraternity obligations.


ARTICLE VI  CHAPLAIN, BALANCED MAN PROGRAM COMMITTEE, AND
STANDARDS BOARD

 Section 1 The Chaplain is a ritualistic officer of the Fraternity and has
        a key role in all formal meetings and in all Rites of Passage.
        He shall also assume an advisory, fraternal and helpful
        attitude over the moral and religious habits and life of the
        members of this Chapter.

        a. He shall notify the Chapter of the illness or distress of
          any member. Upon his own initiative or at the direction of
          the Chapter's officers, he shall respond in an appropriate
          manner to the needs of the members and their families
          whenever the occasion demands it.

        b. He shall be in charge of any religious services of this
          Chapter and shall encourage regular church attendance by
          members.

        c. He shall, at each regular Chapter meeting, lead the Chapter
          in a discussion of The Ritual. This discussion shall be
          included as a scheduled item on the agenda of each meeting.

 Section 2 The Chaplain shall supervise and coordinate the Balanced Man
        Program. To assist the Chaplain in this task, he shall appoint a
        Brother Mentor Challenge Coordinator (who must be either in the
        Brother Mentor or Fellow Challenge), an Epsilon Challenge
        Coordinator (who must be in the Brother Mentor Challenge), a Phi
        Challenge Coordinator who must be in the Epsilon Challenge), and
        a Sigma Challenge Coordinator. Challenge Coordinators may be
        removed or reappointed at the discretion of the Chaplain. The
        Chapter Counselor and the Chaplain will select alumni
        coordinators to work with the Chaplain and each of the challenge
        coordinators. Together, the Chaplain, the challenge
        coordinators, and the alumni coordinators constitute the Balanced
        Man Program Committee.

 Section 3 As Chairman of the Balanced Man Program Committee, the Chaplain
        shall appoint, in consultation with the Sigma Challenge
        Coordinator and with recommendations from members, a Big Brother
        for each member in the Sigma Challenge. The Chaplain is also
       responsible for providing information to each challenge
       coordinator about their respective duties, requiring each
       challenge coordinator to develop a scheduled program for the
       men in their challenge, and insuring that goals are attained.




                                                (10)
Section 4 The Chaplain, in consultation with the appropriate challenge
       coordinator, the member's mentor, and the member himself,
       determines if each member should progress to the next Challenge.
       This decision is made based on the attainment of the member's
       goals, the degree to which the member has fulfilled the
       expectations of his challenge, and degree to which the member has
       met the standards set by the Chapter. The decision to progress
       to the next challenge must be unanimously made by the four
       individuals involved. If the Chaplain, coordinator, or mentor
       denies a member from progressing to the next challenge, one of
       the other three members may file a written appeal with the
       Standards Board stating the grounds for an appeal. In making its
       decision, the member seeking appeal bears the burden of proving
       that he has, in fact, attained designated goals, has completely
       fulfilled all obligations of his challenge, and has not been lazy
       or dishonest in meeting his obligations. The Standards Board will
       meet and discuss whether the appeal is substantiated. To reverse
       the decision of the Chaplain requires a 2/3 vote of the Standards
       Board. The decision of the Standards Board is final and not
       appealable to any other body.


Section 5 The Chaplain, in cooperation with the Challenge Coordinators,
       shall insure that the BMP "trackers" are prepared, maintained,
       and posted in the Chapter house at all times. The Chaplain will
       provide a copy of each tracker to the Chapter Counselor and will
       retain all originals in a bound volume.

Section 6 The Chaplain will determine if a man's membership has terminated
       due to nonperformance. Such nonperformance shall be determined
       by a continuing refusal to meet the requirements of the member's
       challenge and having no sufficient reason for such refusal, or
       failure to maintain the Chapter's academic standards required of
       all members, or failure to meet membership obligations. Having
       made such determination, the Chaplain shall, if possible, notify
       the member of the day and time that a Standards Board meeting
       will be held to discuss the matter. At the Standard Board's
       meeting, the Chaplain will explain the nature of the member's
       nonperformance and request that the member be expelled from
       Sigma Phi Epsilon for nonperformance. The Standards Board, by
       majority vote will determine if the member should be expelled.
       If the Standards Board votes to expel a member, the Chaplain
       will announce the expulsion at the next Chapter meeting. A vote
       of the Chapter is not required although appeal of the Standards
       Board's decision may be made to the entire chapter, which, by a
       2/3 vote of members in good standing, may overrule the Standards
       Board decision. If the Standards Board's decision is not upheld,
       the Chaplain will meet with the member and establish specific
       performance criteria and a time limit to meet these criteria. If
       the member fails to meet these criteria, the Chaplain may again
       institute expulsion proceedings. If the Standards Board decision
       is upheld, the Chaplain will prepare: (1) an expulsion form;
       (2) the minutes of the Standards Board meeting in which expulsion
       was voted upon; and, (3) minutes of the Chapter meeting at which
       the expulsion was announced.

Section 7 The Chaplain shall be chairman of the Chapter's Standards
        Board which is composed of: the Senior Marshal, the Junior
        Marshal, the Guard, the Guide, one freshmen member at large,
        and one additional member (non-freshman) at large. The
        ritual officers shall be elected during the annual Chapter
        election. The two members at-large will be appointed by the
        Chaplain on the basis of nominations from chapter members.




                                             (11)
Section 8   The Standards Board shall have the following duties:

       a. Set appropriate standards of behavior for all members
         consistent with the principles and ideals of this Fraternity.
       b. Annually review the Membership Agreement for any changes or
         modifications.

       c. Perform the adjudication and mediation tasks of the Chapter
         when a member is charged with violation of House Rules,
         the Membership Agreement, Kansas Delta By-laws, the
         Sigma Phi Epsilon By-laws, the Sigma Phi Epsilon Statement
         on Chapter and Individual Responsibility, generally accepted
         standards of behavior, or Fraternity obligations in general.
         The Board shall fulfill this obligation by informing the
         individual regarding the charge and scheduling a hearing as
         soon as possible to discuss the charge. If, after being
         notified and agreeing to a hearing date, the alleged
         violator fails to appear, the Standards Board shall presume
         that the charge is valid. For charges involving membership
         obligations or for repeated violations of policies and rules,
         the Standards Commission, composed of the Chaplain, Senior
         Marshal, Junior Marshal, Guard, and Guide may determine that
         a trial is required. If so, the Standards Commission will
         hear the evidence and Sigma Phi Epsilon Trial Procedures
         will be followed.

       d. Adjudicate appeals from decisions of the Chaplain in regard
         to the Balanced Man Project. It requires a 2/3 vote of the
         Standards Board to reverse a decision of the Chaplain.

       e. Under its discretionary authority, it may hear appeals of
         fines assessed to any member by an officer of the Chapter
         provided that such appeals are made within two weeks after
         the fine has been assessed. It requires a 2/3 vote of the
         Standards Board to overturn a fine. Appeal of a Standards
         Board decision may be made to the Executive Council only on
         fines related to kitchen duties.

       f. May initiate an action against a member who is not
          performing his Fraternity obligations.

       g. The Board shall be responsible for awarding a: Brother of the
         Month, Committee of the Month, Brother of the Year,
         Committee of Year, and Hero (a one time award for a very
         special deed.)

Section 9 The Standards Board, upon making a determination that a
        violation has occurred, may issue a warning, may recommend a
        public censure of the individual, may levy a fine, may suspend
        the person from active membership for a specified period, or
        may formulate other prescriptions designed to fulfill the
        Ideals and Principles of the fraternity. All decisions of the
        Standards Board will be written and posted in the Communications
        Center. The Senior Marshal, or other member designated by the
        Chaplain, shall be responsible for taking minutes of each meeting
        and posting the summaries of the Board's decisions.

Section 10 In addition to their duties as members of the Standards Board,
        the ritualistic officers on the Board shall have the following
        duties:

       a. Chaplain

         1. He shall perform all duties and ceremonies as prescribed
           by The Ritual and Guide of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.
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        b. Senior Marshal and Junior Marshal

          1. The marshals shall have custody of the ritualistic
            paraphernalia of the Chapter and shall be responsible
            for its proper storage and maintenance.

          2. They shall properly prepare and remove the ritualistic
            paraphernalia for formal meetings, rites of passage,
            and other ceremonies.

          3. They shall insure that all paraphernalia is available
            for all meetings and ceremonies as well as available for
            any member entitled to review it.

          4. They shall perform all duties as prescribed by The Ritual
            and Guide of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.

        c. Guard

          1. He shall guard the door during meetings and shall admit
            only members who are entitled to that privilege.

          2. He shall perform all duties as prescribed by The Ritual
            and Guide of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.

        d. Guide

          1. He shall perform all duties as prescribed by The Ritual
            and Guide of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.


ARTICLE VII        CHAPTER COUNSELOR

 Section 1 The Chapter Counselor is appointed by the National Board of
         Directors of Sigma Phi Epsilon for an indefinite term. The
         Chapter Counselor shall have the powers and duties as
         prescribed by the National Board of Directors.

 Section 2 The Chapter Counselor is held responsible for insuring that
         the Chapter lives and acts in accordance with the charter,
         bylaws, policies, and procedures of the Sigma Phi Epsilon
         Fraternity. In addition, the Chapter Counselor will act as
         adviser to the Chaplain in the Balanced Man Program, insure
         the financial stability of the Chapter, facilitate goal
        setting by the Chapter, and will assist in the areas of
        recruitment and development.

 Section 3 The Chapter Counselor represents the continuity of the Chapter
         and shall endeavor to advise the officers and members of the
         Chapter in such a way as to preserve that continuity.

 Section 4 The Chapter Counselor shall serve as a channel of communication
         between the undergraduate chapter and the Alumni Board.

 Section 5 The Chapter Counselor shall serve as a channel of communication
         with the National Headquarters, particularly in the areas of
         finance, development, and risk management.




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ARTICLE VIII     COMMITTEES

 Section 1 Each member of the Executive Council shall preside over a
         cabinet composed of designated committee chairmen or directors.
         The President may appoint special committees if the need arises.
         The committee chairman or directors shall be appointed by
         the appropriate Executive Council member and may be removed
         by that member. Alternatively, the President can recommend
         the removal of any committee chairman or director to the
         Executive Council which must approve such a recommendation by
         a majority vote. Grounds for removal are malfeasance, non-
         feasance, and misfeasance of office.

Section 2 Committee members other than chairmen or directors shall be
         appointed by the appropriate Vice President after consultation
         and coordination by the full Executive Council.

Section 3 The committee chairmen and directors shall have the following
         responsibilities:

        a. To attend all meetings of their respective sub-cabinet and
          consult with the appropriate Executive Council officer
          regarding activities, plans, and problems.
       b. To call regular meetings of their committees and to insure
         attendance by all committee members.

       c. To develop semester goals for their committees by the 3rd
         Executive Council meeting of each semester. These goals
         shall be written and submitted to the appropriate Executive
         Council officer who supervises the work of the committee.

       d. To work diligently to attain the goals established for their
         committee.

       e. To provide each week, to the supervising Executive Council
         officer, a written report regarding the activities of the
         committee. The Executive Council officer will present
         to the Chapter meeting only those portions of the report
         that specifies a completed plan for a Chapter activity or
         event and includes details concerning date, time, cost,
         and any other relevant information. During the Chapter
         meeting, an Executive Council officer may request
         assistance from a committee chairman to reply to a detailed
         question from a member.

       f. To attend meetings of the Grand Cabinet when called by the
          President.

Section 4 The duties of the Standing Committees or Directors within the
        President's Cabinet shall be as follows:

       a. SECRETARY - shall record the minutes of all Chapter meetings
         and such minutes shall be kept in a typed, bound form. He
         shall be responsible for keeping this Chapter's Bylaws,
         House Rules, and traditions and shall amend them as they are
         amended by this Chapter. He shall maintain and preserve
         in the bound Chapter Minutes Book, the official roll of the
         membership of this Chapter; said roll shall also serve as
         an official record of attendance at meetings. He shall also
         be responsible for the proper maintenance of the Chapter's
         Membership Record Book including such items as chapter
         offices held, date of graduation, national identification
         number, etc. Finally, he may perform other duties as
         directed by the President.




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       b. IFC REPRESENTATIVE - shall be responsible for representing
         this Chapter to the Washburn University IFC. He shall be
         responsible for maintaining communication between the
         Chapter and IFC and advise the Chapter of any significant
         IFC debate or activities that may call for action on the
         part of the Chapter.

       c. RISK MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR - shall be responsible for the
         following duties:

         1. To coordinate with committee chairmen planning events and
           activities to insure that such planning also includes
           risk management considerations.

         2. To insure that good risk management is followed at all
           events and activities of the Chapter by adhering to
           Chapter and Sigma Phi Epsilon policies which require,
           among other things, closed parties, guest lists, key
           checks, food, public transportation for events outside
           the house, availability of non-alcoholic beverages,
           certificates of insurance, etc.

         3. To inspect, at least twice each semester, every occupied
           residential room in the Chapter House to insure that
           the fire escape plan is posted on the door of each room
           and that each room using multiple electrical appliances
           is using a power strip or power cord.

         4. To conduct a fire drill or evacuation drill at least
           once each semester.

         5. To organize, in cooperation with the Chapter Counselor, a
           risk management session at the beginning of each semester.

         6. To organize, in cooperation with the Speaker Director,
           the Vice President of Member Development, and the Sigma
           and Phi Challenge Coordinators, at least one speaker
           per semester to address the Chapter on Risk Management
           issues.

Section 5 The duties of Standing Committees and Directors within the
        Vice President of Finance's Cabinet are as follows:

       a. HOUSE MANAGER -shall regularly inspect the Chapter House
         and supervise small repair and maintenance projects which
         will improve the appearance and safety of the structure. He
         shall also be responsible for the following:

         1. To supervise the general physical maintenance of the
           Chapter House and the administration of house duties
           necessary to achieve this. He shall prepare a weekly
   duty roster to be posted no later than Sunday of each
   week.

 2. To fine those members who fail to do their duty or fail
   to insure that duties are done properly provided that,
   such fines are filed weekly on Monday with the Vice
   President of Finance in a written report itemizing the
   duty fines, the date the each fine was incurred, and the
   members who have been fined.

 3. To change the combination on the front and rear doors at
   least once a month.

 4. To lock and unlock kitchen cabinets where food is stored
   as well as locking the refrigerator during weekends.



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 5. To retain keys to all doors and locks in the Chapter
   House including keys to all rooms. He shall be
   authorized to fine any member who does not submit copies
   of all room keys to him, provided that, such keys are not
   to be given to anyone not specifically authorized by
   the President or the Alumni Board representative. The
   House Manager maybe fined for violation of this last
   provision.

 6. To care for and protect all tools belonging to the
   Chapter or tools borrowed from others on behalf of the
   Chapter.

 7. To purchase cleaning supplies and equipment necessary
   for the care and maintenance of the structure. If such
   expenditures are within a budgeted amount, they will be
   reimbursed by the Chapter.

b. HOUSE STEWARD - shall be responsible for supervising and
  coordinating the delivery of food to the Chapter. He shall
  purchase breakfast food, milk, margarine, and condiments
  each week for which he will be reimbursed by the Chapter if
  he remains within a budgeted amount. He shall also check
  the delivery of food by the food service to make sure that
  all that has been ordered is included in the delivery. If
  that is not the case, he is to call the Food Service caterer
  by 5:00 p.m. to correct the situation. He shall be the sole
  channel of communication between the Chapter and the Food
  Service caterer and shall meet with the Food Service
  Director at least once a week to discuss possible menus
         and ways to improve the service. He shall NOT be responsible
         for ordering the amount of food to be delivered.

       c. FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE - This committee is responsible for
         planning and implementing one successful fund-raiser each
         semester.

Section 6 The duties of the Standing Committees within the Vice President
        of Programming's Cabinet are as follows:

       a. EVENTS -- This committee shall be responsible for stimulating
         the social graces of the members. The committee shall have
         the duty of planning, implementing, and supervising all
         social activities of the Chapter including exchanges with
         sororities, formal parties, and Parents Day. It must present
         to the Executive Council a complete budget of anticipated
         costs for each event. The Executive council must approve
         each event at least one week prior to the event in light of
         its cost, scheduling, and appropriateness before it is
         considered an official activity of the Chapter. The Events
         Chairman and the Events Committee shall coordinate with the
         Risk Management Director for insuring that each social
         activity of the Chapter adheres to risk management policies
         of this Chapter and Sigma Phi Epsilon, including the
         Sigma Phi Epsilon Statement on Chapter & Individual
         Responsibility.

       b. PHILANTHROPY - This committee shall be in charge of
         developing and organizing charitable events and providing
         opportunities for members to participate in philanthropic
         events. To this end, the major duties of the committee are:

         1. To develop a list of philanthropic opportunities for
           individual members and the Chapter. This list shall
           be published and updated in the Fall semester of each
           year.



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         2. To organize a philanthropic event or service project each
           semester. In performing this function, the committee
           should coordinate with the Epsilon Challenge Coordinator.

       c. INTRAMURALS COMMITTEE - This committee shall be responsible
         for organizing, publicizing, and participating in all games,
         contests, and sports for which it is appropriate for the
         Fraternity to participate. The Chairman will coordinate his
         activities with the W.S.A. Intramurals Director so that the
         members can be informed and fully participate in all intra-
         mural activities. It shall also be the responsibility of the
         chairman to make team selections whenever appropriate to the
         sport or contest. He shall also submit the names of all
         members wishing to participate in an intramural activity to
         the W.S.A. Intramural Director. Finally, committee members
         shall be responsible for personally reminding individual
         members of impending intramural events to insure the greatest
         participation possible.

Section 7 The duties of the Standing Committees and Directors within the
        Vice President of Membership Development's Cabinet are as
        follows:

       a. SCHOLARSHIP -- shall be responsible for the following duties:

         1. Prepare a list, with authorizing signatures, of all
           members who shall be included on the roster qualifying
           the Chapter for the IFC Scholarship Trophy. That list
           should be prepared and sent to the IFC advisor and to the
           Chapter Counselor no later than four weeks into each
           semester.

         2. If any member leaves school, is nonperforming, or is
           expelled prior to the 12th week of each semester, the
           Scholarship Chairman will insure that the member's name
           is stricken from the scholarship list provided to the
           IFC advisor.

         3. Consult with the Sigma and Phi Challenge Coordinators to
           review the academic goals of members within those
           challenges and determine whether an academic plan is
           required to assist those members.

         4. Enforce the provisions of Article II, Section 12 regarding
           members with a semester average of below a 2.5.

         5. Develop and implement a system of at least one grade
           check per semester for all members and share academic
           information with the Sigma and Phi Challenge Coordinators
                       and the Chaplain. The first grade check shall be started by
           the Scholarship Chairman no later than the seventh Monday
           of each semester and all grade checks will be evaluated,
           and a tentative chapter average computed, by the eighth
           Monday of said semester.

         6. Develop and implement academic programming for all
           members. Such programming may include speakers on
           study skills, mini-seminars on time management, planning,
             and careers, tutorial programs, required study hours,
             etc.

            7. Designate a portion of the Chapter House as a study area
              and designate days and times when this area can be kept
              free of disturbances so members can study.




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            8. Aggressively work to create an atmosphere in the
              Fraternity which is conducive to the pursuit of academic
              excellence. Part of this duty is the enforcement of
              quiet hours. The committee chairman is authorized to
              fine members who are not adhering to quiet hours
              provided that, the member who is violating quiet hours
              is first given a warning and, if he fails to reduce the
              noise, is then given a written notification of his fine
              with the date, time, and nature of the disturbance
              being included in the notification. A copy of this
              notification shall also be given to the Vice President
              of Finance.

       b. SPEAKER DIRECTOR - He shall be responsible for scheduling
         speakers for the Chapter. He shall endeavor to find
         speakers who will address topics concerning: race, sex,
         health promotion, disease protection, alcohol and drug issues,
         community issues, university issues, etiquette, appropriate
         dress, career choice, and any other topics that will raise the
         awareness of members. These speakers may be scheduled for any
         evening but, as a rule, should be confined to 8:00 on Monday
         evenings. In carrying out his responsibilities, the Speaker
         Director should coordinate with the Challenge Coordinators and
         Scholarship Chairmen regarding their needs and resources and
         should coordinate with the Vice President of Programming to
         insure that there are no other scheduled events on the
         calendar.

       c. HISTORIAN - He shall be responsible for maintaining a
         record of the Chapter's activities. He should obtain
         photographs of events, publications, newsletters, meeting
         minutes, etc. and place them within the Chapter Scrapbook
         which shall be a bound volume. Each annual Chapter
         Scrapbook will be placed in storage and preserved for
         future reference.

Section 8    The duties of the Standing Committees and Directors within the
Vice President of Recruitment's Cabinet are as follows:

a. RECRUITMENT --- this committee, under the Recruitment
  Chairman, shall be responsible for all recruitment activities
  of the Chapter. Specific duties of this committee include:

 1. Planning recruitment activities throughout the year
   including "smokers", live-in weekends, and other
   activities.

 2. Providing a calendar of activities to the Vice President
   of Recruitment by the 3rd Executive Council meeting of
   each semester and providing a calendar of activities
   by May 1 of each year for summer events.

 3. Extending all invitations to prospective members.

 4. Obtaining from the IFC advisor the list of names of
   all prospective students.

 5. Insuring that all new members are properly registered
   with IFC including the $5.00 registration fee and,
   informing the Chapter Counselor of the names and
   addresses of all new members.

 6. Attending the annual Recruitment events sponsored by
   Sigma Phi Epsilon.

 7. Organizing at least one recruitment seminar per semester
   from members of the Chapter.


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 8. Assisting the President in finding appropriate roommates
   for those new members who live in the Chapter House.

 9. Assisting the Sigma Challenge Coordinator in choosing
   appropriate Big Brothers for the new members.

 10. The Recruitment Chairman shall serve as one of the
   Chapter's representatives on IFC and shall attend all
   IFC meetings and protect the interests of the Chapter.

b. BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE -- This committee shall
  be responsible for selecting a Balanced Man Scholar each
  fall. During each Fall semester, the committee will
  prepare a calendar and a budget for its activities during
  the year including the costs of all mailings. The
  committee will be responsible for sending out applications to
         high schools, selecting finalists, setting up interviews,
         and conducting the interviews. It shall be the
         responsibility of the committee to determine the winners
         and hold a banquet in their honor. This committee shall
         cooperate with the Alumni Committee and the Recruitment
         Committee. The committee will be chaired by the Balanced
         Man Scholarship Chairman who will be appointed by the
         Vice President of Recruitment.

Section 9 The duties of the Standing Committees and Directors within the
        Vice President of Communications' Cabinet are as follows:

       a. ALUMNI -- This committee shall be chaired by the Alumni
         Operations Director and shall have the following duties:

         1. The Alumni Operations Director shall be editor of the
           Chapter's Undergraduate Newsletter which shall be published
           at least twice a year. Committee members shall solicit
           or write articles for inclusion in the newsletter.
         2. The committee shall maintain a current listing of
           alumni addresses and seek to find "lost" alumni.

         3. The committee shall coordinate with the Alumni Board the
           planning, organizing, and implementing of at least two
           alumni events each year which should include, but are not
           limited to, the Hawkins Memorial Softball Tournament.

         4. The committee shall coordinate alumni participation
           in all activities of the Chapter including formal
           dinners, membership development, initiation, parents
           day activities, Balanced Man Scholarship banquet,
           fundraising events and Homecoming.

         5. The committee is expected to maintain contact with as
           many alumni as possible through telephone calls and
           letters. It shall also invite alumni to Monday night
           dinners.

         6. The committee shall nominate no more than two men in
           February of each year for consideration by the Chapter
           as candidates for Honorary Initiation as part of Sigma
           Phi Epsilon's Renaissance of Brotherhood Week. The
           Alumni Operations Director shall coordinate the
           initiation activities to insure that honorary members
           are informed about the Fraternity and the initiation
           ceremony, and properly registered with Headquarters
           with a $25.00 check for each initiate.
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        b. PUBLIC RELATIONS DIRECTOR - shall be responsible for
          publicizing on campus, in the community, and with National
          Headquarters any activity which reflects credit upon Sigma
          Phi Epsilon and the Kansas Delta Chapter. As a minimum, he
          shall be expected to write one letter per month to Head-
          quarters and to submit one article per month to The Journal.
          Finally, he may perform other duties as directed by the
          President.

        c. TOWNEE COORDINATION - This committee shall be responsible for
          maintaining a current chapter directory of names, addresses,
          telephone numbers (home and work) of all members and Alumni
          Board members. This list shall be completed by the second
          chapter meeting of each semester. This committee shall be
          responsible for coordinating activities, including notifying
          townees of all chapter activities in order to include those
          members into the full life of the Chapter. In meeting this
          objective, this committee may wish to develop a "phone chain"
          in which each member is responsible for contacting two or
          three townees.

        d. TECHNOLOGY - This committee shall have primary responsibility
          for maintaining and updating the Chapter's website. That
          responsibility includes keeping member and alumni names and
          e-mail addresses up-to-date as well as including news about
          the chapter and its activities.

ARTICLE IX       CHAPTER MEETINGS

 Section 1 Meetings of the Kansas Delta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon will
         normally be held on Monday evenings during the academic year
         although special meetings may be scheduled at the call of the
         President or through the petition of 2/3 of the members of the
         Chapter. Whenever a special meeting is called by the President,
         or by a petition of the members, the President shall give
         reasonable notice of such meeting, stating the business to be
         transacted, and no other business shall be transacted at such
         special meeting except by a 2/3 vote of those present.

 Section 2 A majority of the undergraduate members shall constitute a
         quorum to transact business provided, however, that a meeting
         and adjournment of less than a quorum, if legally held, shall
         be sufficient for the purpose of imposing fines on absent
         members.
Section 3 At least once a month during the academic year, the Chapter will
        hold a formal meeting which shall use the ritualistic para-
        phernalia and shall be opened and closed using the form
        prescribed in The Ritual. These formal meetings will be held on
        the following occasions:

       a. One meeting per month normally scheduled for the first
          Monday of each month.
       b. Phi, Epsilon, Brother Mentor, and Fellow Rite of Passage
       c. The first meeting after the Epsilon Rite of Passage
       d. The election and installation of officers.
       e. The last regular meeting of the academic year.
       f. At the discretion of the Chapter President.
       g. At the request of a representative of the Grand Chapter.

Section 4 The President shall insure that proper decorum and proper
        language is maintained at all meetings of the Chapter but
        especially during formal meetings. The President shall
        suspend from a meeting any member whose conduct is unworthy
        in Sigma Phi Epsilon or unbecoming a gentleman. Such
        suspensions shall constitute grounds for a hearing by the
        Standards Board on the actions of the member so suspended.


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Section 5 Attendance at all Chapter meetings is required of all members.
        The Executive Council will levy a fine of $20.00 for any member
        who is absent at a formal meeting of the Chapter and a fine of
        $25.00 for any member who is absent from a Ritual meeting, and a
        fine of $50.00 for any eligible member who is absent from a Rite
        of Passage ceremony provided that such member has failed to
        provide the President with a written notification of his absence
        citing the reasons for such absence at least 24 hours before the
        meeting or ceremony. Absences will be excused in cases of
        illness or family emergency. At the conclusion of each formal
        meeting or Rite of Passage, the Secretary will give to the
        President a list of those members with unexcused absences. The
        President will then give the list to the Vice President of
        Finance so that fines can be assessed.

Section 6 All members of the Chapter must adhere to a dress code for all
        Monday night meetings (unless otherwise notified), all
        Rites of Passage ceremonies, and all formal meetings in which
        The Ritual is used. The dress code is that of appropriate
        business dress and includes jacket, tie, slacks, shoes, and
        socks. Wearing blue jeans or tennis shoes at any of the
        above meetings is a violation of this dress code. The
        President will exclude inappropriately dressed members from
         meetings.

 Section 7 The Order of Business shall be as follows:
         a. Opening in accord with the form prescribed by The Ritual.
         b. Roll Call (Secretary)
         c. Reading of the minutes of the preceding meeting. (Secretary)
         d. Vice President of Finance report
         e. Vice President of Programming report
         f. Vice President of Recruitment report
         g. Vice President of Member Development report
         h. Vice President of Communications report
         i. Standards Board report (awards, review of standards, etc.)
         j. Reading of notices and communications
         k. Old Business (Secretary)
         l. New Business
         m. Proposals for membership and voting on said proposals
         n. Reports of sickness
         o. Discussion of The Ritual
         p. Distribution of membership cards and certificates
         q. Installation of officers
         r. Rites of Passage
         s. Remarks for the good of the Fraternity
         t. Formal closing of the meeting as prescribed by The Ritual,
            including the singing of the anthem.

 Section 8 The Executive Council, or if it is unable to meet, the President,
         will establish the agenda for each Chapter meeting. To insure
         proper planning and notification, the process of adding an item
         to a Chapter meeting agenda is to go through the relevant
         committee or its Vice President which will present the matter to
         the Executive Council. If the Executive Council approves the
         measure, it will be placed on the agenda for the next Chapter
         meeting. If the Executive Council fails to approve the measure,
         it will not be placed on the agenda. Additional items may be
         placed on the agenda during the chapter meeting provided that a
         a majority of the members in good standing vote to add the item
         to the agenda.

 Section 9 The President may appoint a Parliamentarian to whom he may
         refer all questions as to proper procedure insofar as they do
         not conflict with these Bylaws or Grand Chapter Bylaws. The
         President and the Parliamentarian shall be guided by Robert's
         Rules of Order or the simplified Rules of Order contained in
         the Officer's Manual unless these Bylaws contain alternative
         direction.

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ARTICLE X        PARTIES AND SOCIAL FUNCTIONS
Section 1 Definition of Terms used in This Article

       a. PARTY or SOCIAL FUNCTION shall be defined as any event that
         is sponsored by the Kansas Delta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon
         as a social gathering for the amusement and pleasure of its
         undergraduate members. All such activities must be approved
         by the Executive Committee at least one week in advance.

       b. GUEST shall be defined as an individual who is subordinate to
         the member of the Chapter who has invited that individual to
         a social function of the Chapter. Under no circumstances may
         a guest invite additional guests under his or her name
         provided that, a properly designated recruit, upon his
         notification of the President of the Chapter, may invite one
         guest under his name., provided that alcohol is not present at
         this event. Members of the Recruitment Committee shall be
         sponsors for the recruit and his guest.

Section 2 Only undergraduate members, alumni, designated recruits and
       designated guests can be admitted to social functions of the
       Chapter.

Section 3 All social functions sponsored by this Chapter shall be closed
       to the general public and others who have not been specifically
       invited beforehand through a vote of the Executive Committee and
       sent a written invitation by the Events Chairman, provided that:

       a. Any undergraduate member is entitled to attend any social
         function for which he has paid (if he is not under
         suspension) and is further entitled to invite ONE guest for
         whose behavior and activities the member is solely
         responsible.

       b. Any prospective member designated by the Recruitment Chairman
         and approved by the Executive Council may be admitted to a
         social function as a guest of the Recruitment Chairman who is
         responsible for exercising care and concern for that
         individual provided that no prospective member shall be
         served alcoholic beverages in accordance with Article II,
         Section 13 of these Bylaws and provisions of the
         Interfraternity Council Bylaws regarding "Dry Rush."

       c. According to the IFC Bylaws, interpreted by the Dean of
         Students, a prospective member has not officially affiliated
         with the fraternity until the recruitment form is submitted
         to the IFC Advisor's Office, the $5.00 registration fee has
         been paid, and the application has been formally approved by
         the IFC Advisor.
Section 4 The Events Chairman shall be responsible for planning and
       implementing all social functions. All such events must be
       approved by the Executive Committee at least one week in advance
       of the event. The Events Chairman must provide the Vice
       President of Finance with an accurate statement of all costs at
       least ONE MONTH PRIOR to the social event. This total cost will
       be divided among all members of the Chapter (excluding Fifth Year
       Seniors) in the form of a social add-on which must be approved by
       a majority vote of the Chapter. Fifth Year Seniors shall be
       assessed separately for the total cost (add-on plus chapter-
       provided seed money) if they wish to attend the social function.
       Alumni may attend a social function without charge.




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Section 5 A member may be excused from paying the add-on for a social
       function if, at least one week in advance, he informs the Vice
       President of Finance that he will be unable to attend the
       function being planned for serious reasons such as financial
       hardship, family emergency, or conflicting obligations that
       cannot be rescheduled. If, in the judgment of the Vice
       President of Finance, the specific reasons cited by the member
       seeking to be excused from payment are valid, the he must
       consult with the President and, with the concurrence of both
       officers, may grant the excuse. If the request is rejected, the
       member may appeal to the Executive Council. In all such cases,
       the decision of the Executive Council shall be final. Nothing
       in this section shall be construed as releasing any member from
       his obligations relative to any "party favors" or souvenirs for
       which he has contracted separately or previously.

Section 6 To enforce the provisions of this Article, the Events Chairman
       shall coordinate all events with the Risk Management Director
       who is authorized to assign members in shifts to supervise the
       entry door at all social functions. Members so assigned shall
       have the following duties:

       a. To insure that only those persons eligible to attend as
         specified in Section 3 of this Article are admitted to the
         social function.

       b. To create, enforce, and retain for future records, a guest
         list for every person who attends the event and the arrival
         and departure times for all those who attend.
        c. To check the car keys of all persons, including guests, who
          have driven an automobile to the social function.

        d. To assess, for each person leaving the social function, his
          or her ability to drive an automobile safely and within the
          laws of the State of Kansas. For this purpose, an alcohol
          tester will be present at all social functions in which
          alcohol is present. When it is determined that a person is
          incapable of legally driving an automobile, the members
          assigned to the door must refuse to return the car keys to
          such an individual.

        e. To arrange for alternate transportation or accommodations for
          individuals found unable to drive or unable to safely travel.

        f. To call upon members of the Executive Council, singly or
           collectively, to assist them in the enforcement of this
           section.

 Section 7 The Executive Council, the Risk Management Director, and the
        Events Chairman are hereby assigned total responsibility for the
        adherence and enforcement of provisions of this Article. As
        part of that responsibility, they may be called upon to remove
        unwelcome guests and unruly members who have become abusive of
        their brothers or of the Chapter's guests. In the exercise of
        such authority, they have the right to call upon the assistance
        of other members of the Chapter.

 Section 8 The Executive Council and the Events Chairman are obligated
        to plan, organize, and implement all parties and social events
        in accordance with the Sigma Phi Epsilon Statement on Chapter &
        Individual Responsibility, the Sigma Phi Epsilon Statement on
        Open Parties, and these Bylaws.




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 Section 9 At every event where alcohol beverages may be present, the
        Events Chairman will make available a sufficient quantity of
        non-alcoholic beverages and food, both of which shall be
        purchased through the Events Account. The Vice President of
        Programming, in conjunction with the Risk Management Director and
        the President, is to supervise that Events Chairman to insure
        compliance with this section.

ARTICLE XI      ASSESSMENT, FINES, AND FEES
Section 1 A Lifetime Membership Fee of $220 and an IFC Fee of $5.00, or
       $225 in total, shall be assessed to every new member of this
       Chapter and shall be collected by the Vice President of Finance
       prior to the Sigma Rite of Passage. This fee shall be disbursed
       with $220 being sent to National Headquarters and $5.00 being
       sent to the Washburn IFC. The $220 amount shall be mailed to
       Headquarters not later than 48 hours after the Sigma Rite of
       Passage. A full refund of the Lifetime Membership Fee may
       be available to the new member who is dissatisfied with his
       fraternal experience if he makes a written request to the
       national Fraternity Headquarters within three weeks of the
       Sigma Rite of Passage.

Section 2 No member may participate in the Sigma, Phi, Epsilon, or Brother
       Mentor Rite of Passage unless his chapter account is paid in
       full.

Section 3 All members shall pay monthly fees and assessments as provided
       in the budget prepared by the Vice President of Finance and the
       Alumni Board and said charges shall not be changed without the
       approval of the Alumni Board. Residents of the Fraternity house
       shall, upon request, be provided with a copy of the signed
       contract specifying the rental rates and conditions of residence
       as established by the Alumni Board, provided that, nothing in
       this section shall prohibit the assessment of additional fees by
       the undergraduate members if the Chapter, by a majority vote of
       the members, approves the imposition of such additional
       assessments except in emergency situations provided for in
       Article III, Section 4 of these Bylaws.

Section 4 In accordance with policy established by the Alumni Board, all
       Chapter fees, dues, and add-ons will be assessed on the 20th of
       each month and payable on the first of the following month
       during the academic year. The Vice President of Finance has the
       authority to assess a $5.00 per day late charge on past due
       accounts provided that, such late fee shall not exceed $50.00 in
       any one billing period.

Section 5 Any resident of the Chapter house who is ten days late in paying
       his monthly dues, fees, and assessments may, upon the
       authority of the Vice President of Finance, be denied eating and
       social privileges at the Fraternity.

Section 6 Any member whose account with the Chapter is 30 days past due
       shall be immediately and automatically suspended from membership
       by the Vice President of Finance unless by a two-thirds vote of
       the entire undergraduate members in good standing or its Alumni
       Board allows an extension. Suspension is hereafter defined
      as a denial of the privileges and benefits of membership in
      Sigma Phi Epsilon including, denial of eating privileges, denial
      of all social privileges, denial of the right to vote at
      meetings of the Chapter, denial of the right to wear or display
      the Fraternity's insignia, denial of the right to use chapter
      facilities or otherwise identifying himself as a member of Sigma
      Phi Epsilon in accordance with the Sigma Phi Epsilon
      Administrative Policies and Procedures, Section E (38). When
      announcing to the Chapter that a member is suspended, the
      Vice President shall also read the above definition.

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Section 7 Any member suspended for indebtedness shall automatically be
       reinstated to full membership when his indebtedness is paid in
       addition to a fine of $10.00 or ten percent of the amount due,
       whichever is greater, together with an amount equal to the
       normal Chapter fees, dues, and assessments charged to members
       in good standing during his suspension in accordance with the
       Sigma Phi Epsilon Administrative Policies and Procedures,
       Section E (39).

Section 8 Any member whose account with the undergraduate chapter is 60
       days past due shall be expelled from Sigma Phi Epsilon unless
       by a 2/3 vote of all undergraduate members in good standing or
       its Alumni Board allows an extension. Except in extreme cases,
       expulsion shall be considered a permanent termination of any
       ties with the Fraternity. Expulsion for indebtedness shall
       take place 10 days after written notice of the action has been
       given to the member. If, during that ten days, the member
       removes the financial deficiency in full, the expulsion is
       nullified

Section 9 A member expelled for indebtedness may be reinstated to
       membership if the conditions established in the Sigma Phi
       Epsilon Administrative Policies and Procedures, Section E (42,
       44-47) are met.

Section 10 Whenever any member of this Chapter shall resign his
       membership or be expelled from membership, it shall be the
       responsibility of the Secretary to inform Headquarters of this
       fact by filing the appropriate materials. The Secretary,
       in notifying Headquarters, shall include the following
       information:

       a. Complete the appropriate resignation/expulsion form and,
         in cases of resignation, the resigning member must sign the
         form.

       b. Include a copy of the Chapter meeting minutes where the
           expulsion was announced or where the resignation was
           approved by the Chapter.

  Section 11 In any situation wherein a member might be expelled for
         reasons other than indebtedness, the Chapter must consult
         with the Chapter Counselor prior to commencing any such
         proceedings. In all such cases, the actions of the Chapter
         shall be governed by the Sigma Phi Epsilon Administrative
         Policies and Procedures, Section B (1-11). The Secretary
         shall be responsible for making and preserving a complete
         and accurate record of all such proceedings.

  Section 12 All fines assessed by any member of the Executive Council,
         the House Manager, or the Scholarship Chairman shall be
         recorded by the Vice President of Finance and he shall cause
         these amounts to appear on the bill the first of the following
         month.

    Section 13     All fines for violations of performance of house duties shall be administered on
                   an increasing basis. In administering fines, the House Manager shall use the
                   following system:

                   1st offense........$10.00 (refers to first violation in any
                         academic term or semester.)
                    nd
                   2 offense........$15.00
                   3rd offense........$20.00
                   4th offense........$25.00 and Standards Board referral
                   5th offense and beyond --fine increased by $5.00 from last
                     offense and Standards Board referral.



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ARTICLE XII      AMENDMENTS

  Section 1 Amendments to these Bylaws may be proposed at any business
         meeting of this Chapter but said amendment must be submitted
         in writing and shall not be acted upon for at least two weeks
         after submission unless 80% of the Executive Committee declares
         that and emergency exists requiring immediate approval.

  Section 2 Amendments to these Bylaws shall become effective upon the
         approval of 2/3 of the entire membership in good standing
         during a meeting at which the amendments are acted upon.
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