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Committee to Review Fraternities : Records, 1969, 1979-1992, n.d.



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Catalog Number: 1.33

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Agency History / Biographical Note:
President A. LeRoy Greason established the Committee to Review Fraternities on October 1, 1987, and charged the Committee with reviewing the policies and practices of fraternities at Bowdoin, determining the value of fraternities to Bowdoin, and recommending what actions, if any, the College should take regarding fraternities. The ten member Committee consisted of Governing Boards members, alumni, faculty, staff, and students. Elizabeth Pierson of Brunswick was hired to make arrangements for hearings, keep minutes, do research, and provide other staff assistance. Chaired by Trustee emeritus, Merton G. Henry (Class of 1950), the Committee submitted its "Report to the President from the Committee to Review Fraternities," also known as the "Henry Report," on April 15, 1988.

Scope and Content:
Records of Merton G. Henry, chairman of the Committee to Review Fraternities. In addition to the Committee's minutes and April 15, 1988 report, correspondence, articles, reports, and other background material is included. Additional Committee to Review Fraternities material can be found in: A. LeRoy Greason, Administrative Records: Subject Files: Fraternity Review and Office of the Dean of Student Affairs: Records: Fraternities.

Cite as: Committee to Review Fraternities, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library.

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