Mission and Values


Mission

The mission of the Office of Greek Life is to enhance the quality of student life at Lamar University by empowering members of the Greek community through advising with a developmental approach, educating with purpose, communicating with stakeholders, and cultivating collective partnerships.

Values

Leadership: Encourage values-based leadership development and promote/facilitate leadership opportunities for its members

Scholastic Advancement: Striving to create an environment that supports academic excellence through providing resources and initiatives

Relationship Building: Engaging members and organizations in opportunities that foster cross-council collaborations

Diversity: Fostering opportunities for members and organizations to develop their multicultural competency through interactions and experiences within the sorority and fraternity community; creating welcoming environments where all communities are appreciated and respected

Personal Development: Setting a standard for our students to live the values of their organizations that promote safe environments, social accountability, stewardship, and leadership development; yielding members and organizations to lead with high fraternal purpose

Communication: Emphasizing the importance of maintaining and strengthening local and national relationships with stakeholders to provide support for all fraternal organizations

Vision Statement

Lamar University fraternity and sorority members aspire to, and will tolerate nothing less than, behavior on and off the campus both individual and group that meets the highest standards of personal integrity, honesty, safety, academic performance, and respect for the welfare and well-being of ourselves and others. We believe Greek Life provides members with a co-curricular learning experience that prepares them to excel in life during and after Lamar.

Our community is PROGRESSIVE, therefore we adopt the following guiding themes:

  1. We commit to being Purpose Driven, placing organizational values and the mission of Lamar University above traditions.
  2. We set High Standards and expectations to motivate members, to hold individuals and chapters accountable, and to celebrate accomplishments.
  3. We commit to being an Inclusive and Diverse community that fosters a culture of respect for others and ourselves.
  4. We support a culture of care and concern with a focus on the Health and Safety of all.