Tau Kappa Epsilon Quick Facts
National Founding: January 10, 1899 at Illinois Wesleyan University, IL
Local Founding: April 20, 1956; November 8, 2008 recolonized as the Epsilon Zeta Chapter
Motto: “Not for wealth, rank or honor, but for personal worth and character”
Philanthropic Cause: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
National Organization: www.tke.org
Nickname: TKE or Teke
Colors: Cherry Red and Battleship Grey
Flower: The Red Carnation
Symbol: The Equilateral Triangle
Mascot: The Eagle

Tau Kappa Epsilon Chapter Statistics
Overall Chapter Score- 77.9%
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Academic Achievement- 44.1% (9.5/21.5)

  • The chapter began requiring study hours for members with low academic achievement
  • The new academic chair began working toward revamping their programs including a study mentor program
  • Increased recruitment requirement

Chapter Operations- 64.7% (22/34)

  • The chapter has decreased their alumni debt by over half.
  • Chapter has created initiatives to increase their social media presence and the appreciation for brothers as well as members of other chapters

Leadership Development- 71.2% (23.5/33)

  • 90% of chapter members hold a leadership position in the chapter
  • 17 chapter members attended some type of TKE leadership training event

Programming- 93.75% (30/32)

  • The chapter raised $1015 for the Alzheimers Association and $2117.73 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Chapter members had a summer bbq with alumni

Risk Reduction- 100% (22/22)

  • 6 members were CPR certified
  • Chapter had a goal of having no chapter violations last year and was successful with the goal

House Management- 100% (12/12)

  • Members were conscious of the noise and shared environment of their house

Presentation Score- 84% (21/25)

2015 Chapter Academics

  • Spring 2015 Chapter GPA: 2.941
  • Fall 2015 Chapter GPA: 2.964
  • Spring 2015 New Member GPA: 2.823
  • Fall 2015 New Member GPA: 2.855

Tau Kappa Epsilon Contact Information
Chapter President: Cory Fowler
Primary Advisor: Nick Barbati
House Manager: Zachary Tall

Chapter Violations

  • 2015 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 0
  • 2014 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 0
  • 2013 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 3
    *Sanctions based on September 22, 2013 Alcohol Policy, Littering, Disorderly Conduct, and Indecent Conduct violations- all sanctions complete
    - Monetary Fine
    - Community Restitution
    *Sanctions based on April 10, 2013 Alcohol Policy, Quiet Hours, Residence Rules and Regulations, and Failure to Produce Identification violations- all sanctions complete
    - Monetary Fine
    - Community Restitution
    *Sanctions based on January 9, 2013 Vandalism and Littering violations- all sanctions complete
    - Monetary Fine
    - Community Restitution
  • 2012 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations = 1
    *Sanctions based on April 17, 2012 Littering & Disorderly Conduct violation- all sanctions complete
    - Community Restitution
Activity and Club Category 
Fraternities & Sororities, Recognized Fraternities and Sororities