HAYS, KS -- Dr. Herbert L. Songer, vice president for student affairs and assistant professor of educational administration and counseling at Fort Hays State University, has been selected to fill the vacant post on the fraternity's governing board by the Grand Council of Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity.
Songer has been active in TKE since his initiation in the Alpa Upsilon Chapter at FHSU in 1963.
An official swearing-in ceremony will be conducted during the joint Grand Council and TKE Educational Foundation Board meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, the weekend of March 9-11.
"Songer will bring a new dimension of leadership to the fraternity. The Grand Council believes that he will provide us with important insight and perspective. We're looking forward to working with him," said Grand Prytanis Lon G. Justice, CFC.
Songer said he is excited and humbled to be chosen for the position.
"As a loyal and dedicated member of the 'fraternity for life.' I consider this quite an honor," Songer said.
Tau Kappa Epsilon is the world's largest collegiate social fraternity, with 270 chapters and colonies throughout the United States and Canada. More than 210,000 men have been initiated as members in TKE since the fraternity's founding on January 10, 1899, at Illinois Wesleyan University.