Recruitment Information


The Brothers of ΣAE Indiana Beta are always looking to recruit their next class of True Gentleman. We are currently preparing for the Fall 2019 recruitment season.

Questions and/or recommendations regarding recruitment can be directed to our recruitment chairmen Keith Crawford (574-323-4168) or Ben Hawkins (219-781-4519) at

Events are from 6-8 PM unless stated otherwise, and rides will be provided to and from events. Please email us at if you have questions or concerns regarding rides to and from events.




Fall 2019 Recruitment Schedule

Right after Meet the Greeks, come on over, meet more brothers, grab some great eats, and see our huge, renovated, air-conditioned Lodge east of campus at 406 Littleton.

Unless noted, all events occur from 6 – 8 p.m.  For your convenience, ΣAE brothers will give you a ride. ΣAE recruitment offers you varied opportunities to get to know us in typical settings. You’ll meet ΣAE brothers, hear alums share how ΣAE helped them, talk in depth with us, experience our great food, hang, play and watch sports, and enjoy ΣAE.

You’re gonna like it at ΣAE.


                Sunday, August 18               Meet us, grab dinner, check out the Lodge

                Monday, August 19              Meet us, grab dinner, check out the Lodge

                Tuesday, August 20             Meet us, grab dinner, check out the Lodge

                Thursday, August 22           Meet us, grab dinner, check out the Lodge

                Saturday, August 24            Brunch @ 11:30 a.m.


                Tuesday, August 27              Golf with ΣAEs, dinner at golf

                Thursday, August 29           Meet us, grab dinner, check out the Lodge

                Saturday, August 31             Brunch @ 11:30 a.m.


                Tuesday, September 3         Meet us, grab dinner, check out the Lodge

                Thursday, September 5       Meet us, grab dinner, check out the Lodge

Purdue ΣAE Fast Facts

**Founded 126 years ago in 1893, we’re the 4th oldest. Unlike nearly all others, we’ve thrived continuously.

**Academics matter, and we expect success. ΣAE enjoys a 3.0+ GPA.

**ΣAE is robust with more than 170 brothers, and we maintain close bonds with 2,000+ living alumni who excel in all walks of life.

**Our renovated, air-conditioned Lodge is 1 of 3 largest of any fraternity in the U.S. We enjoy 3 secluded acres with basketball and beach volleyball courts plus sledding on our front hill. Our neighborhood is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

**No Cold Airs for sleeping, because they don’t exist. The Lodge offers individual sleep/study rooms plus a terrific library, Great Hall, study areas, and several huge social rooms.

**ΣAE was first with a food services firm and professional chef for great eats.

**The total cost of ΣAE brotherhood competes with any comparable option at Purdue.

ΣAE Leads at Purdue

Greek Week champions 2010-13, then the event was discontinued
Football in 4 years:  4 indoor, 4 outdoor, 2 coed
Ultimate Frisbee 3 out of last 4 years
Inner tube water polo
Coed handball
Floor hockey (4 consecutive years)
Sand & Indoor Volleyball, Softball
Basketball last 4 years
Frisbee golf
Final 4:

Roger Gatewood Mech. Engineering Bldg. named for an ΣAE
Terry Dischinger recently inducted in to College BB Hall of Fame
IFC awards:
Best chapter
Best president
Scholar of the year
Philanthropist of the year
Outstanding fraternity man
Outstanding leader
Best recruitment
Best new member development
Best alumni relations, best chapter pride

Raised $23K with Big Digs Volleyball for Pat McAfee Foundation
Largest donor to Delta Gamma sorority “Sweet Tea with DG” event

Nearly 1,300 service hours & 30 philanthropic events
“Anchor Splash” co-host with Delta Gamma sorority
More than $10,000 in scholarships awarded to ΣAE brothers

ΣAEs lead and make a difference in Interfraternity Council leadership, Homecoming Court 2014-16, Gimlet honorary, Order of Omega scholastic honorary, ΣAE Leadership School, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boiler Gold Rush, Old Masters, Mortarboard, Purdue Dance Marathon, Ski & Snowboard Club, Best Buddies, Pete’s Pals, Purdue Engineering Student Council, College Mentors for Kids.

We hail from 20+ states and multiple foreign countries.

Traditional Paddy Murphy party week
Fall 2019 Football Buddies with Chi Omega sorority
Numerous social events with sororities
Theme and spontaneous parties plus annual formal

"SAE contributed enormously to who I am today, I always carry a copy of the True Gentlemen with me."
‐ Wayne McIntyre ’64


Recent Donors

  • Michael J. Rowley ’91
  • Robert R. Detardo ’82
  • Donald L. Fatzinger ’69
  • Ken Schaefer ’63
  • Ron Martin ’60

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