Fast Facts

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    FAST FACTS ABOUT SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON: 

     

    • For every semester during the past 3 years, SAE has ranked among the top 3 fraternities academically.
    • The Alpha-Upsilon Chapter is the largest SAE chapter in the nation.   
    • SAE has the greatest number of initiates nationally of any Greek Letter Organization at nearly 300,000 men. 
    • SAE raised more money for community service in the past year than any other Greek organization. 
    • SAE was the first fraternity to be established in the South, having been founded at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, on March 9, 1856. 
    • The University of Arkansas Alpha-Upsilon Chapter of SAE was founded on July 9, 1894, making our chapter 123 years old.
    • SAE has a student loan program to assist undergraduate members with their education.
    • 3 of the last 11 Governors of Arkansas have been SAE's.

     

     

     

     

    Notable SAE Alumni from the Alpha-Upsilon Chapter:

     

     

    • Robin Wynn, Arkansas Supreme Court Justice
    • Gov. Sid McMath, former Governor of Arkansas
    • Sen. David Pryor, former U.S. Senator and Governor of Arkansas
    • Sen. Mark Pryor, current U.S. Senator
    • Stanley Reed, past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UofA and       past President of the Arkansas Farm Bureau
    • Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, former Governor of Arkansas
    • Rep. Jay Dickey, former U.S. Representative
    • John Ed Anthony, Chairman of the U of A Board of Trustees, CEO of Anthony Timberlands
    • John Goodson, member of the U of A Board of Trustees
    • William Dillard, Jr., CEO of Dillard's Department Stores
    • Mike Dillard, Dillard's Department Stores
    • Alex Dillard, Dillard's Department Stores
    • Scott Ford, former CEO of Alltel Communications
    • William Bowen, retired CEO of First Commercial Corporation
    • Rodger Kline, retired COO of Acxiom Corporation
    • Ed Wilson, former President of Fox Television Network and current President of Tribune Television Networks 

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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