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Christian Science Monitor Article on Greek Philanthropy Cites DePauw

December 9, 1985

December 9, 1985, Greencastle, Ind. - "DePauw University's Carol Pontius, president of the Panhellenic Council, observes that the Indiana university has a tradition of supporting missionary work in Africa and Central America," notes a story in today's Christian Science Monitor. "Most of our students are already keyed in mentally to helping other people," Pontius, a DePauw senior, tells the newspaper.

The Monitor article examines Philanthropy among Greek organizations. "Across the country, college fraternities and sororities are staging unusual events. Instead of attracting attention to themselves, they're attracting dollars -- for African famine relief," writes Tony Vellela. "For the past several weeks, a coordinated nationwide effort has sparked interest among a segment of the population known more for social activity than for social activism."

Read the complete text at the newspaper's Web site.

Source: Christian Science Monitor