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429 N Plum St
Vermillion, SD 57069-2410
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CHAPTER DASHBOARD
Chapter Status : Good Standing
Collegiate Members : 47
Collegiate Pledges : 7
Living Alumni : 1,128
Lifetime Members : 1,711
Advisors : 10
House Corp Volunteers : 8
Chapter GPA : 3.0200
FY Giving : $17,343.39
Standard Chapter Operating Expectations
 
CHAPTER OVERVIEW
Greek Name : Gamma Alpha
University : The University of South Dakota
District : 24
Status : Good Standing
Last Change : 11/12/2009
Founding Date : 10/05/1912
Chapter ID : 100196
Short Name : South Dakota
Region : NC
Motto : Exhulting in brotherhood
Chapter Website : http://usd.beta.org
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CAMPUS INFORMATION
School Founded : 1862
Enrollment : 7435
Campus Type : Public
Terms Type : Semester
% Greek : 21
# of Fraternities : 8
# of Sororities : 4
Avg Chapter Size : 61
School Website : http://www.usd.edu
Greek Life Website : http://www.usd.edu/student-life/sorority-and-fraternity
ACADEMICS
School Year Term GPA AFA AMA ACA Pledges / IFC Rank
2018-19 Fall 3.020 3.227 2.949 3.112 2.847 / 2.933 5/8
2017-18 Spring 3.157 3.294 2.971 3.142 2.630 / 2.844 4/8
2017-18 Fall 3.091 3.139 2.939 3.074 2.778 / 0 5/8
2016-17 Spring 3.043 3.125 3.001 3.143 2.790 / 2.755 5/8
2016-17 Fall 3.168 3.118 2.982 3.132 2.940 / 2.971 3/8
AFA = All Fraternities Average
AMA = All Men's Average
ACA = All Campus Average
Pledges/IFC = Pledge Class GPA/IFC Pledge Class Avg
OFFICERS
Title Name
Chapter President Cohl J. Turnquist
Treasurer Jonathan R. Knapp
Secretary Colby Curtis
Recruitment Chairman Baley R. Miller
Alumni Relations Chairman Samuel J. Giessinger
Chorister Adam Friessen
Pledge Educator Brayden Bork
House Manager Bailey McBride
IFC Representative Garret J. Johnson
Philanthropic Chairman Bryan R. Reiter
Vice President Jordan M. Schiphoff
Social Chairman Jordan M. Schiphoff
Ritual Chairman Connor W. Johnson
Technology Chairman Taylor J. Schultz
Scholarship Chairman Will West
Risk Manager Adam Friessen
Public Relations Chairman Briggs L. Havlik
ALUMNI RELATIONS COMMITTEE
Title Name
Alumni Relations Committee Chair < vacant >
ADVISORS/HOUSE CORPORATION
Title Name
Chapter Counselor Michael J. Breske
Financial Advisor Christopher M. Theobald
Risk Management Advisor Colton L. Peterson
Pledge Education Advisor Jarad W. Kunzman
Recruitment Advisor Timothy J. Carr
Alumni Relations Advisor John C. Thietje
Leadership Development Advisor Jan Thietje
Scholarship Advisor Matthew C. Lavin
Ritual Advisor Seth J. Artz
Advisor Team Member Connie Wagner
University Greek Professional Laura Anderton
House Corp President Robert I. Starr, III
House Corp Secretary < vacant >
House Corp Treasurer Steven J. Foss
House Corp Treasurer Eric A. Asmus
House Corp Board Member Peter W. Wagner
House Corp Board Member Michael J. Breske
House Corp Board Member Matthew R. Sawyer
House Corp Board Member Jarad W. Kunzman
House Corp Board Member Christopher M. Theobald
GENERAL FRATERNITY SUPPORT
Title Name
Regional Chief Peter W. Wagner
District Chief Mark F. Antonson
Assistant District Chief Kenton M. Moore
Leadership Consultant Zane D. Carlson