FORGING
THE FUTURE

Your investment in Forging the Future will inspire today's Delt Man and increase the value of membership in Delta Tau Delta as we empower every member to craft a future of their own making.

We have a lot to be grateful for.

There was likely a time in your life when Delta Tau Delta was the center of your universe. Whether you realized it or not, Delt brought to life the lessons of the classroom, the chapter room, and the world to form a learning laboratory that you would rely on throughout life. As we look to the future, young men need what Delta Tau Delta has—now more than ever. What parts of Delta Tau Delta have had the biggest impact on your life?

The Delta Tau Delta tradition is rich, and we remain committed to providing an experience that is guided by our core values—truth, courage, faith, and power. While rooted in these shared ideals, we must also innovate and adapt to provide cutting edge programs, vital services, and pioneering membership benefits. What Delt experiences do you consider to be the most valuable?

Today, I invite you to make a transformative gift to the Forging the Future Campaign. Your participation will set the stage for a bright future for the Fraternity, our chapters, and members. Delta Tau Delta has a history worthy of honoring and a future worthy of forging—we cannot leave it to chance. Will you join me in Forging the Future?

Gratefully & Fraternally,

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Kent R. Hance (Texas Tech University, 1965)
Campaign Chairman

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Our Priorities

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The Forging the Future Campaign is solidified through our determination to define what is yet to come for Delta Tau Delta and her members. The Campaign is hardened by our collective strength, each united behind a common set of values and ideals. Since that fateful meeting in 1858, every decision made within the Fraternity has been boldly crafted by individuals unafraid of challenging the status quo. Help us translate our vision into reality by Forging the Future of Delta Tau Delta.

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Innovation & Adaptability

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Businesses around the globe invest in research and development to maintain market share, remain top in their industry, and meet the needs of their customers. For Delta Tau Delta our product is simple; we provide a transformative experience, that separates Delta Tau Delta from the rest of the fraternal world and develops boys into men who will lead with integrity.

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Scholarships & Fellowships

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A strong scholarship program adds value to the national Fraternity by ensuring the resources necessary to keep young men enrolled are available and creates a competitive advantage in recruitment. Additionally, a program of this type provides tangible recognition for young men who are striving to lead lives of excellence while at the same time setting them up for a post-collegiate life with less educational debt.

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Member Programming & Support

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As an organization focused on bettering mankind, Delta Tau Delta has always responded to the unmet needs occurring outside the classroom. Today, we must reinvest in those transformational experiences that can only be learned through participation in real-world experiences and in a supportive and nurturing living and learning environment.

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Invest in the forging the future campaign

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Together we are Forging the Future of Delta Tau Delta, her members, and chapters. Thank you for contributing to Delta Tau Delta Educational Foundation and the Forging the Future Campaign. This $25-million comprehensive campaign is designed to grow the Foundation’s financial resources and support transformational experiences for every young Delt. The campaign is focused on increasing opportunities through member programming and support, scholarships and fellowships, and innovation and adaptability. Undesignated campaign gifts will be directed towards the priorities that produce the greatest impact.

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Campaign Contributors

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A very special thank you to our top 100 contributors!

Perry L. Evans

University of South Dakota, 1986

Platinum Society

Paul J. DeMand

Kettering University, 1988

Platinum Society

Evangelos S. Levas

University of Kentucky, 1954

Platinum Society

Jeffry L. Henning

Iowa State University, 1971

Titanium Society

Frederick C. Tucker

DePauw University, 1969

Titanium Society

Kent R. Hance

Texas Tech University, 1965

Titanium Society

Vaughn O. Vennerberg

Oklahoma State University, 1976

Titanium Society

Daniel A. Dungan

Texas Tech University, 1979

Titanium Society

Joseph E. Eastin

Oklahoma State University, 1992

Titanium Society

William V. McMeans

University of Texas - Austin, 1980

Titanium Society

Wayne A. Sinclair

West Virginia University, 1968

Gold Society

Tyler G. McBride

Texas Christian University, 2015

Gold Society

Michael P. Callahan

Texas A&M - Commerce, 1984

Gold Society

Murray M. Blackwelder

Baker University, 1969

Gold Society

George V. Rusu

Illinois Institute of Technology, 1977

Gold Society

John A. Brock

University of Oklahoma, 1953

Gold Society

William A. McCloy

Ohio State University, 1982

Gold Society

Gregory D. Ethridge

University of Texas - Austin, 2000

Silver Society

Keith J. Steiner

Allegheny College, 1973

Silver Society

Matthew D. Waits

Oklahoma State University, 1999

Silver Society

William M. Bernick

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1980

Silver Society

Justin A. Williamson

Southeastern Louisiana University, 2015

Silver Society

Daniel C. Stith

Oklahoma State University, 1978

Silver Society

Donald L. Dillingham

University of Oklahoma, 1984

Silver Society

Richard W. Holmes

University of Cincinnati, 1964

Silver Society

Patrick R. Fuscoe

University of Southern California, 1972

Silver Society

David B. Hammon

Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2002

Silver Society

Monroe E. Trout

University of Pennsylvania, 1953

Silver Society

L. Edward Bryant

Northwestern University, 1963

Silver Society

Mark E. Jennings

University of Texas - Austin, 1984

Silver Society

Cody L. Keim

University of California - Los Angeles, 2016

Silver Society

Brian D. Booth

Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1997

Silver Society

Paul F. Butcher

University of Oklahoma, 1975

Silver Society

C. Richard Stark

Iowa State University, 1971

Silver Society

David R. Barnes

University of Oklahoma, 1986

Bronze Society

Scott Roeth

University of Kentucky, 1969

Bronze Society

K. Don Greiner

Oklahoma State University, 1986

Bronze Society

Rosario A. Palmieri

American University, 1999

Bronze Society

Stephen Reel

Oklahoma State University, 1970

Bronze Society

Phil R. Acuff

University of Missouri, 1953

Bronze Society

Jaison D. Desai

American University, 2006

Bronze Society

Steven C. Vilks

University of Minnesota, 1981

Bronze Society

Samuel Croom

University of Texas - Austin, 1952

Bronze Society

Robert E. Neiman

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1966

Bronze Society

Lynn N. Ruffin

Oklahoma State University, 1968

Bronze Society

William B. Willis

University of Oklahoma, 1990

Bronze Society

William Godwin

University of Florida, 1949

Bronze Society

Anthony J. Quandt

Wabash College, 2004

Bronze Society

David K. Crapps

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1962

Bronze Society

Tim P. Cullen

Tulane University, 2009

Bronze Society

Wilfred R. Konneker

Ohio University, 1943

Bronze Society

Bruce L. Peterson

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1975

Bronze Society

Ryan D. Weber

Kansas State University, 2005

Bronze Society

Robert F. Benjamin

Oklahoma State University, 1979

Bronze Society

Clarence W. Cook

Texas Christian University, 1976

Bronze Society

Thomas J. Nathanson

Stevens Institute of Technology, 1974

Bronze Society

George A. Easley

University of Oklahoma, 1988

Bronze Society

Joe B. Watkins

University of Texas - Austin, 1965

Bronze Society

Michael L. Abbott

University of Texas - Austin, 1991

Bronze Society

Kyndel W. Bennett

University of Texas - Austin, 1992

Bronze Society

John W. Gleeson

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1968

Copper Society

William D. Felder

Westminster College, 1980

Copper Society

Danny A. Evatt

University of Oklahoma, 1974

Copper Society

William G. Cooper

Illinois State University, 1998

Copper Society

William P. Frisbie

University of Texas - Austin, 1984

Copper Society

Walter C. Evans

University of Pennsylvania, 1970

Copper Society

Ralph Kytan

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1979

Copper Society

John P. Friedmann

Washington & Jefferson College, 2002

Copper Society

Millard B. Byrne

Ohio State University, 1966

Copper Society

Robert J. Maneson

University of Arizona, 2002

Copper Society

Steven B. Dillaway

University of Washington, 1967

Copper Society

Nigel Manick

University of California - Riverside, 2003

Copper Society

Curtis L. Hartman

University of Texas - Austin, 1995

Copper Society

Donald L. Ferguson

Oklahoma State University, 1970

Copper Society

Philip M. Boles

University of Texas - Austin, 1991

Copper Society

Robert Carrozza

University of Texas - Austin, 1981

Copper Society

Christopher P. Crutchfield

University of Missouri, 1996

Copper Society

William D. Gross

University of Texas - Austin, 1965

Copper Society

Charles W. Griffin

University of Texas - Austin, 1989

Copper Society

Arthur E. Favre

Louisiana State University, 1972

Copper Society

Edward A. Guthrie

Ohio Wesleyan University, 1966

Copper Society

Mark E. English

DePauw University, 1964

Copper Society

Christopher C. Beem

Ohio State University, 1987

Copper Society

Randy S. Claybrook

University of Alabama, 1988

Copper Society

Jody B. Danneman

University of Georgia, 1988

Copper Society

Robert H. Cantwell

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1978

Copper Society

Craig R. Lentzsch

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1970

Copper Society

Kerry Alexander

Oklahoma State University, 1986

Copper Society

Paul M. Falkenbach

Ohio State University, 1979

Copper Society

John W. Helms

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981

Copper Society

James N. Haltom

University of Texas - Austin, 1958

Copper Society

Bob E. Lawler

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1960

Copper Society

Edward B. M. Joy

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1963

Copper Society

Michael T. Casey

University of Texas - Austin, 1971

Copper Society

John R. Frame

University of Oklahoma, 1975

Copper Society

Michael Johnston

University of Oklahoma, 1988

Copper Society

Frank A. Eskridge

University of Oklahoma, 1979

Copper Society

David A. Crenshaw

Auburn University, 1970

Copper Society

Raul Arrazcaeta

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1986

Copper Society

Roberto B. Kindelan

Georgia Institute of Technology, 1986

Copper Society

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Campaign Leadership

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The Forging the Future Campaign is made possible through the tireless work of our Board of Directors, Campaign Committee and Foundation staff. You can review our leadership below.

 

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Kent R. Hance

Chairman

Texas Tech University

1965

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Alan G. Brackett

Tulane University

1982

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M. Buck Byrne

Baker University

1979

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William G. Cooper

Illinois State University

1998

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Jody B. Danneman

University of Georgia

1988

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Jeffry L. Henning

Iowa State University

1971

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William R. Hirsch

Purdue University

1976

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William V. McMeans

University of Texas - Austin

1980

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Rosario A. Palmieri

American University

1999

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Maurie J. Phelan

Vice President of Finance & Operations

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Cherie P. Baer

Gift & Scholarship Administrator

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Emily A. Golding

Executive Assistant

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Vince A. Russo

Senior Director of Advancement

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Steve K. Vedra

President

Butler University

2002

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Tony E. Vukusich

Vice President and Chief Experience Officer

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Michelle R. Ehrlich

Accountant

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Abby M. Paragon

Coordinator of Foundation Communications

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Nick T. Pidgeon

Director of Technology

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Nick R. Zuniga

Senior Director of Operations and Finance

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Michael D. Shonrock

Chairman

Western Illinois University

1979

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Daniel C. Stith

Vice Chairman

Oklahoma State University

1978

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P. Chris Mickel

Treasurer

Ball State University

1995

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Jeffry L. Henning

Secretary

Iowa State University

1971

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Anthony J. Albanese

Director

American University

1996

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M. Buck Byrne

Director

Baker University

1979

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J. Coley Clark

Director

University of Texas - Austin

1968

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Tim P. Cullen

Director

Tulane University

2009

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Daniel A. Dungan

Director

Texas Tech University

1979

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Greg D. Ethridge

Director

University of Texas - Austin

2000

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John W. Gleeson

Director

University of Illinois

1968

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Kent R. Hance

Director

Texas Tech University

1965

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Gregory L. Kazarian

Director

University of Illinois

1984

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William V. McMeans

Director

University of Texas - Austin

1980

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Rosario A. Palmieri

Director

American University

1999

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Alex R. Schriver

Director

Auburn University

2010

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Ashley J. Wollam

Director

Marietta College

2008