The Theta Xi Foundation was was created in 1949 to provide Theta Xi members with new opportunities to contribute to society in general, and educational endeavors in particular. Today, the Theta Xi Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity that provides scholarships to undergraduates and grants for programming related to leadership, community service, and other educational opportunities.
The purpose of the Foundation is “To receive and maintain a fund or funds and to apply the income or principal thereof to promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding by creating scholarships or fellowships for the benefit of deserving students in colleges and universities by making loans or outright grants to professors, teachers, students, student organizations or societies to carry on research in his, her, or their particular field of endeavor, and to expend money for any other educational or charitable purpose not inconsistent with the above purposes.”
Giving to The Foundation
The Foundation is built by gifts from alumni and friends who have a deep interest and abiding faith in youth, and who recognize the college fraternity as an agency that is making an invaluable contribution to molding its members into responsible and upright citizens.
Alumni and Friends of Theta Xi can learn more about supporting Theta Xi here.
Board of Trustees
The Foundation is administered by a board of trustees composed of an Executive Committee of three members and additional trustees elected for four-year terms. The current members of the Board of Trustees is listed below.
|Chairman||Kenneth A. Miller, Omicron 752||Penn ’72|
|Vice Chairman||Stephen D. Baker, Delta 814||MIT ’84|
|Treasurer||H. Robert Veenstra, Jr., Mu 740||Iowa State ’71|
|Secretary||Donald S. Meringer, Iota 1093||Wash U ’82|
|Trustee||Christopher N. Baker, Chi 335||The Ohio State ’97|
|Trustee||Phillip R. Boyce, Beta Beta 201||San Jose State ’66|
|Trustee||David K. Ford, Kappa Tau 442||West Virginia Wesleyan ’85|
|Trustee||Craig S. Janus, Alpha Sigma 803||Bradley ’00|
|Trustee||Rick Malir, Alpha Iota 541||Kansas State ’87|
|Trustee||Kurt G. May, Alpha Iota 486||Kansas State ’83|
|Trustee||James O. Pike, Alpha Zeta 550||UCLA ’69|
|Trustee||Michael A. Pitcher, Alpha Omicron 634||Louisiana-Lafayette ’80|
|Trustee||Adam M. Schaffer, Iota 1538||Wash U ’05|
|Honorary Trustee||Donald G. Allison, Omicron 758||Penn ’72|
|Honorary Trustee||Dr. Richard C. McCormac, Beta Epsilon 131||UC Davis ’61|