Beta Phi Chapter (East Carolina) recharters

The Beta Phi Chapter was officially rechartered on Saturday February 14, 2015. The chapter was installed by current National Chaplain, William T. Sigmon, Alpha Sigma (Tennessee) and past Regional Governor, Richard F. ‘Dick’ Baker, Jr., Delta Beta (North Georgia), respectively. The 63 refounding fathers were initiated into Pi Kappa Phi by the men of Mu (Duke) and Gamma Beta (Old Dominion).

Representing the national fraternity at the chapter’s chartering banquet were Director of Chapter Development Scott D. Leighty, Epsilon Alpha (Elon), Director of Housing Services C. Brad Middleton, Beta Eta (Florida State) and Leadership Consultant Cory A. Garner, Gamma Beta (Old Dominion). Members of the East Carolina University community in attendance included Dean of Students, Dr. Lynn Roeder and Assistant Director of Greek Life, Karen Clegg. Many alumni were present for the rechartering as well, including Beta Phi #1 Dan Ray. The banquet was emceed by Beta Phi alumnus, Ralph Finch. 

During his keynote address, current National Chaplain William Sigmon challenged the men to change the way fraternities are viewed across campus and the country by modeling behavior based on Pi Kappa Phi’s core values. Dean Roeder urged the men to continue to be leaders and make a difference on campus.

East Carolina and Pi Kappa Phi are proud of Beta Phi and look forward to all that they will accomplish.

For more information about Pi Kappa Phi’s associate chapters and chartering events, please contact Assistant Executive Director of Chapter Development, Chris Conner at or (980) 318-5304.