Restoring Excellence: The Zeta Delta Lodge Campaign

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The Parthenon

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Alumni News and Notes

Chesner Steps Up to Serve as Zeta Delta’s Alumni Adviser

In an effort to continue improving the way in which it provides advice and guidance to the Alpha, the Alumni Board has recruited Matt Chesner, ZΔ ’10, to serve as Zeta Delta’s Alumni Adviser for the 2018-2019 school year.

Brother Chesner was born in Chicago, IL and grew up in the Southwest suburb of LaGrange. He graduated from Lyons Township High School in 2006 and graduated from the University of Illinois […]

Illini to face W.I.U. Under the Lights during Zeta Delta’s Alumni Weekend on September 8

Once upon a time, Alpha Zeta Delta used to host alumni reunion weekends during the first few weeks of the Fall semester in order to provide Alumni with an opportunity to come down to the Lodge, reunite with Brothers and get to know the Undergraduates without having to deal with the hassle and congestion of Homecoming weekend.

We are bringing that tradition back this year and inviting all Alumni down to […]

Work Weekend a Glistening Success

More than twenty actives and alumni made the trip down to Urbana to participate in this year’s Summer Work Weekend, tackling projects that have been long neglected in this building to make the Lodge as comfortable a living space as possible.

Brother Matt Murphy, ZΔ ’90, led the charge in power-washing the side porch. The porch, which should be a regular gathering space, did not appear to have been cleaned in […]

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Upcoming Events

  • February 20, 2019: Special Meeting of the Alumni Corporation
    NIU – Naperville Conference Center
    1120 East Diehl Road
    Room 250
    Naperville, IL 60563

    Time: 6:00 p.m.

    Purpose: To vote on approving Articles of Amendment to our previously-filed Articles of Incorporation.

  • February 22, 2019: Restoring Excellence Informational Happy Hour
    4:30 p.m. 
    The Brass Tap
    14225 South 95th Street
    Orland Park, IL 60462

    We’re heading to the south suburbs this time for another Lodge happy hour. So cut out of work a little early on Friday and enjoy drink and food specials until 6:00 p.m. There are over 300 beers to choose from and hopefully at least one of them is Natty Lite. Cheers!

  • March 1-3, 2019: Midwest Rowe Regional Conference
    Alpha Nu
    University of Minnesota

  • March 30, 2019: Alumni Weekend and Special Alumni Corporation Meeting
    Zeta Delta Lodge
    606 West Ohio Street
    Urbana, IL 61820

    The Special Meeting of the Alumni Corporation will begin at 11:00 a.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and vote on the proposal to purchase the Delta Zeta sorority house.

    Festivities will commence upon the conclusion of the meeting.

  • April 26-27, 2019: Initiation
    Zeta Delta Lodge
    606 West Ohio Street
    Urbana, IL 61820

    An Initiation Banquet will be held at around 12:00 noon on Saturday afternoon, following by a regular meeting of the alumni corporation’s board of directors.

  • May 18, 2019: Founders’ Day Banquet
    St. Andrews Golf & Country Club
    2241 Route 59
    West Chicago, Illinois  60185

    Click HERE to register.

  • July 24-27, 2019: Chi Psi Fraternity’s 178th Annual Convention
    Alpha Rho
    Rutgers University
    New Brunswick, NJ

  • August 25, 2019: Temple Hoyne Buell Memorial Scholarship Banquet
    Zeta Delta Lodge

  • July 22-25, 2020: Chi Psi Fraternity’s 179th Annual Convention
    Alpha Psi Delta
    University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO

Parthenon Archives

Alumni Corporation Board


Matthew Hess, ZΔ ’00

Vice President

Cameron Wall, ZΔ ’11


Mathew Murphy, ZΔ ’90


Chris Silchuck, ZΔ ’13


Jeremy Doser, ZΔ ’97


Paul Parks, ZΔ ’03


James Bridgewater, ZΔ ’95


Paden Thomas, ZΔ ’14

Undergrad Trustee

Mikal Middleton, ZΔ ’20, #1

Undergrad Trustee

Michael Rivkin, ZΔ ’21, #2

Undergrad Trustee

Jack Dahlstrom, ZΔ ’21, #3

Undergrad Trustee

Quinn Dellinger, ZΔ ’21, #4