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Guidelines for Chapter Reactivation

To reactivate an inactive chapter of Kappa Omicron Nu, develop a proposal for reactivation and submit it to the national office at least six weeks in advance of accepting new members.

The proposal must include:

  1. Contact information for advisers: The name and contact information of at least one faculty adviser who will assist students in planning a program of work and annual initiations. Two or three advisers to share the responsibility is ideal.
  2. Statement of commitment: Statement of advisor commitment to file timely information, forms, and initiation fees with national via kon.org/advisers. National office will supply the authorized adviser(s) with the necessary login information on approval of reactivation. We will also apply for and provide you with a tax ID number that will allow you to open a bank account for the chapter.
  3. Number of membership candidates. Qualified candidates from any program within the chapter's home college are eligible if the students and faculty agree that membership would be beneficial.
  4. Bylaws. Original bylaws be attached, or a date by which you will create new bylaws.
  5. First year plan of action. At a minimum, the plan should include:
    1. Date to issue invitations.
    2. Due date for acceptance and initiation fees.
    3. Date of initiation.
      1. Educational or other planned speaker for initiation.
    4. Method and date you will elect officers.
    5. Date of a meeting to orient officers, welcome members, and schedule programming for the year.
    6. Dates of follow up meetings. At a minimum, each chapter year should include a Fall and/or Spring Initiation and one additional educational event.
Chapter reactivation proposal should be submitted to the National Office at [email protected].

 

 

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