Education: New Look for the Thriving Greeks

As memberships boom, the college societies clean up their act

At the University of Florida in Gainesville, members from all 50 of the school's flourishing fraternities and sororities ran marathons for money and shook tin cups until they raised some $10,000 for the Stop Children's Cancer Fund.

At Ohio State, the Greek-letter societies (membership up 31% in twelve years) proudly claimed eight of ten designees for both the homecoming court and the outstanding senior awards given for scholarship, leadership and community service.

At the University of Washington, where an increase of 400 pledges over 1984-85's total raised fraternity and sorority memberships to a campus high of 4,200, the Greeks were well...

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