Fraternal organizations in American institutions of higher education have a significant influence on student life and campus culture. Historically, research has shown that fraternities and sororities provide environments that support negative and often illegal activities that can be detrimental to individuals and communities at large. However, recent research has identified new trends that suggest this may be changing. This article identifies these trends and implications.
Perkins, Amy B.; Zimmerman, J. Daniel; and Janosik, Steven M.
"Changing Trends in the Undergraduate Fraternity/Sorority Experience: An Evaluative and Analytical Literature Review,"
Journal of Sorority and Fraternity Life Research and Practice: Vol. 6:
1, Article 6.
Available at: https://scholarworks.wm.edu/oracle/vol6/iss1/6