Delta Phi Epsilon

Delta Phi Epsilon Quick Facts

National Founding March 17, 1917 at NYU Law School, NY
Local Founding May 13, 1962 as the Delta Sigma Chapter
Motto "Esse Quam Videri" or "To Be Rather than to Seem To Be"
Philanthropic Cause Cystic Fibrosis and Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Organization
Nickname D Phi E or Deepher
Colors Royal Purple and Pure Gold
Flower The Lovely Purple Iris
Symbol Equilateral Triangle
Mascot The Unicorn

2017 Delta Phi Epsilon Chapter Statistics

Overall Binder Score: 197.1/246 - 80.1%
View a detailed explanation of the standards process.

Category Academic Achievement Chapter Operations Leadership Development Programming Risk Reduction House Management Philanthropy & Service
Points Received 29.75/37 27/35 34.25/42 22/27 28/32 10.5/16 22/32
Percentage 80.4% 77.14% 81.5% 81.4% 87.5% 65.6% 68.75%

2017 Presentation

Score: 23.6/25

Academic Achievement

  • The chapter had 15 sisters represented on the Dean's list during both the spring or fall semesters.
  • 13 sisters have joined or are a part of other Academic honor societies related to their major.
  • Held a top 5 GPA for the Fall Semester.

Leadership Development

  • 4 members were honored and recognized by their peers during the Greek Awards banquet. This included Alyssa Belardo, who was RUGC President and named Greek woman of the year.
  • Mary Lynn won Delta Phi Epsilon national scholarship and was even featured in the Rider newspaper.

Risk Reduction

  • Created and implemented both social and social media contracts to increase accountability.

Chapter Operations

  • Is actively working to improve finances and has officially sent alumni who owe back dues to collection.
  • Raised Exec Board GPA requirement to 3.0.


  • The chapter celebrated their Centennial with a Chapter & Alumni Celebration last fall.
  • Revamped their fundraising efforts and introduced Deepher Melons as a safer eating competition alternative.

House Management

  • Chapter used Funds to hold “House Beautiful” and enhanced furniture and refurbished common spaces.
  • Ashley Farewell won Greek HM of the year!

Philanthropy & Service

  • Raised over $3,500 during their Haunted House and other philanthropic events.

2017 Chapter Academics

Spring 2017 Chapter GPA Fall 2017 Chapter GPA Spring 2017 New Member GPA Fall 2017 New Member GPA
3.14 3.24 3.08 2.57

Delta Phi Epsilon Contact Information

Chapter President: Allison Phillips
Primary Advisor: Cristen Babik
Community Assistant: Lena Nguyen

Chapter Violations

2017 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations 0
2016 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations 0
2015 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations 0
2014 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations 0
2013 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations 0
2012 Chapter Code of Conduct Violations 1
*Sanctions based on September 20, 2012 fire safety violation- sanctions complete  
Monetary Fine  
Activity and Club Category 
Fraternities & Sororities, Recognized Fraternities and Sororities