About Us

National website – tke.org

Some information regarding TKE nationally:

  • Founded on January 10, 1899 at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois.
  • More than 260,000 men have been initiated into the bond of Tau Kappa Epsilon.
  • Over 270 active chapters and colonies located throughout the United States and Canada.
  • Philanthropy – St. Jude’s Children Hospital
  • Governed by its Grand Chapter, which meets in biennial Conclaves to elect a Grand Council and revise or amend The Black Book (the International Constitution and Bylaws). The Grand Chapter is primarily made up of undergraduates.
  • The Grand Council governs the Fraternity between Conclaves.
  • 30 full-time employees on the professional Fraternity Staff. Thousands volunteer as unpaid staff.
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon publishes a quarterly magazine titled The Teke.
  • The Grand Council appoints Fraters to serve on a three subcommittees of the Grand Council.  they are the Judiciary, and Investment Committees, and the Grand Court.
  • The Fraternity staff is supported by key volunteers who provide their time, talent and treasure throughout the TKE Nation.  They include: Grand Province Advisors, Province Advisors and other leaders.

Sigma-Xi:

  • Founded May 5, 1990
  • Over 260 total alumni and active members
  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a member of our chapter
  • 3 nationally recognized members as Top Teke given to only 8 men per year:
    • Lucas Stangler – ‘04
    • Dan Schaefer – ‘09
    • Seth Wanta – ‘10
  • Top Fraternity at St. Norbert for academics

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