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Greek Life

Letters Today… Leaders Tomorrow

Deciding to go Greek can be one of the biggest and best decisions you make in life. Joining a fraternity or a sorority can be a great way to experience all that RSU has to offer.

Greek life encompasses fun and service! Greek life encourages involvement in activities on campus and in the Claremore area.

Going Greek means your college career will involve more than textbooks, classrooms, athletics, and social functions.

Greek Statistics

  • All but two of the US presidents, since 1825 have been Greek
  • All but two of the US vice presidents, since 1825 have been Greek
  • 30% of US Congressmen/women are Greek
  • 42% of US Senators are Greek
  • 40% of all Supreme Court Justices have been Greek
  • 30% of Fortune 500 Executives are Greek
  • 10% of all listed in Who's Who are Greek
  • 71% of Greeks graduate college, while only about 50% of  non-greeks do
  • All of the Apollo 11 astronauts were Greek
  • Greeks make up only 2% of the US Population

Famous Greeks

These are just a few of the famous people that were in a fraternity or sorority when they attended college.

Bob Barker
Bob Hope
Elvis Presley
Warren Beatty
Langston Hughes
Orville Redenbacker
Terry Bradshaw
Rev. Jessie Jackson
Ronald Regan
George Bush
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Burt Reynolds
Jim Carey

Gladys Knight
John Ritter
Dr. George Washington Carver
Ted Koppel
Andy Rooney
Dick Clark
David Letterman
Dr. Seuss
Bill Cosby
Heather Locklear
Paul Simon
Kevin Costner
Nelson Mandela

John Elway
Bette Midler
David Spade
William Faulkner
Willie Nelson
Farrah Fawcett
Stephen Spielberg
James Dean
Matthew McConaghey
Jon Stewart
Sam Elliot
Oscar Meyer
Payne Stewart

Paul Newman
Harrison Ford
Georgia O'Keefe
Aretha Franklin
Rosa Parks
Harry Truman
Robert Frost
Gen. George S. Patton
John Wayne
Amy Grant
Les Paul
Merv Griffin