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Excelling with Honor


To develop ethical leaders inspired by the principles of Love, Honor, and Truth.

To foster the personal growth of each man’s mind, heart, and character.

To perpetuate lifelong friendships and commitment to the Fraternity.

Strategic Plan

Envisioned Future

Leadership in Action

Sigma Nu transforms society through the commitment of its members to the Fraternity’s founding principles, leadership, and ethical living.


Sigma Nu’s organizational structures and internal operations provide for the effective deployment of resources to deliver an unmatched level of service to its constituents.


Sigma Nu is continually increasing its membership and capabilities as it creates and capitalizes on new markets and opportunities that support the Fraternity’s mission.

Membership Value

Sigma Nu enhances the experience of its members and builds a sense of community in a way that generates a desire to invest time, talent, and treasure in the development of both the organization and its future members which is recognized by all as a contribution to the greater good.

Strategic Imperatives and Goals

Chapter Strength

Sigma Nu will equip and support its chapters in achieving organizational excellence.

  1. The Fraternity will continually promote educational programs and chapter accountability including support of the development of collegiate officers.
  2. The Fraternity will have engaged Alumni Advisory Boards at 95% of chapters with 80% performing at a level of “good” or higher, as determined by internal evaluation metrics, by August 31, 2022.
  3. The Fraternity will evaluate and re-calibrate the Pursuit of Excellence Program to continually improve chapter performance across the Fraternity by June 30, 2022.
  4. The Fraternity’s expansion rate will increase to four projects per year starting in 2022-2023.
  5. Each chapter will meet or exceed the average fraternity chapter size at its respective institution, or demonstrate 10% annual manpower growth, through implementation of a year-round, principles-based recruitment plan with stated quality standards, annually.
  6. Fifty percent of chapters will have a member in an interfraternal leadership role, annually.

Alumni Commitment

Sigma Nu will increase the value of lifetime membership and develop perpetual fraternal leadership by identifying, educating, and engaging alumni.

  1. The Fraternity will develop a plan to mobilize all available resources to accelerate alumni commitment by January 1, 2022.
  2. The Fraternity will develop a plan for promotion of alumni engagement opportunities by October 31, 2021.
  3. The Fraternity will realize 20% growth in alumni commitment, as measured by the alumni commitment framework, annually.
  4. The Fraternity will continue to collect lifetime membership value data on an ongoing basis.

Excellence through Education

Sigma Nu will guide its members in achieving personal growth through ethical leadership development and accountability.

  1. The Fraternity will develop a plan by November 30, 2021, detailing an estimated timeline, cost, and funding for completion of a comprehensive LEAD Program update.
  2. The Fraternity will fulfill the inclusive brotherhood resolutions adopted at the 69th Grand Chapter by March 31, 2023.
  3. The Fraternity will continue to implement research-based educational strategies to address hazing prevention, alcohol misuse, and emerging health and safety issues.
  4. The Fraternity will continue to honor, preserve, and make accessible its history and traditions to foster member understanding and commitment.


Sigma Nu will advance its reputation and visibility as an organization devoted to excellence through ethical living.

  1. The Fraternity will develop a roadmap to expand its use of technology to communicate, listen, analyze, and improve operational efficiency by December 31, 2021.
  2. The Fraternity will continue to assess threats to its mission and develop specific plans of action to address such threats, to include an analysis of related strengths and opportunities by March 31, 2022.
  3. The Fraternity will support and empower collegiate and alumni chapters to communicate the mission and vision of the Fraternity at the local level.
  4. The Fraternity will continue and increase programs to promote its legacy as the Legion of Honor, the only men’s fraternity founded in direct opposition to hazing and dedicated to Love, Honor, and Truth to key constituents.
  5. The Fraternity will leverage its reputation and standing in the fraternal community to provide leadership, operational, and financial support to the fraternal movement.

© 2015-2022 Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc.
9 North Lewis Street, P.O. Box 1869, Lexington, Virginia 24450
Phone: (540) 463-1869 | Fax: (540) 463-1669 | Email: headquarters@sigmanu.org

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