Edwin Liriano ’14 Delta Upsilon Fraternity is one of three Lafayette student recipients of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, which will help fund their study-abroad experiences this spring. Liriano, a double major in international affairs and international economics & commerce, will head to Alicante, Spain, where he will continue his pursuit of these disciplines through a program with the Center for Cross-Cultural Studies Read the full story……….
Delta Upsilon (ΔΥ)is the sixth oldest international, all-male, college Greek-letter organization, and is the oldest non-secret fraternity in North America. Founded on November 4, 1834, at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Lafayette College Chapter was founded on May 30th, 1885.
The Fraternity’s motto is “Dikaia Upotheke” in Greek – “Δικαια Υποθηκη” – which means “Justice, Our Foundation.” The motto was adopted in 1858. Until this time, the motto of the Williams Chapter, “Ouden Adelon” – meaning “Nothing Secret,” was used.
“The objects of this Fraternity shall include the promotion of friendship, the exertion of moral influence, the diffusion of liberal culture, and the advancement of equity in college affairs. It shall be non-secret.