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Greeks prepare for upcoming review
Expect to hear current reforms are working well

From the 1/12/10 issue of The Daily Tar Heel

Though members of the Greek community said they are happy to have the input of a new special adviser on Greek life, they said they expect him to find that fraternities and sororities are already working to improve aspects of the community such as recruiting and self-governance.

Several said they were excited to have an outside perspective from Jordan Whichard, a 1979 UNC graduate who was president of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity as a student.

But some within the community said they expect Whichard to find them already making strides to improve communication with the University and working to improve their leadership — changes spurred by negative perceptions of fraternity life.

"I think the greatest impact he could have is working with administration as well as us to foster a relationship that is more helpful than overbearing," said Dylan Castellino, president of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. "The IFC needs to be there to help the fraternities and sororities, to show the best way to communicate in a crisis."

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