Equity, Inclusion and Diversity

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Delta Tau Delta believes the most valuable part of Fraternity is having thousands of brothers by your side who are willing to move with courage to challenge the most troubling aspects of the world in which we live. Without question, the last year has been unlike any in our lifetimes.  

Equity, inclusion and diversity (EID) are important for us to understand the member’s intersecting identities, honoring differences, and rooting out the effects of systemic inequity. Starting with a shared language is a first step in tackling these issues.

In partnership with Social Responsibility Speaks (SRS), Delta Tau Delta presents Equity, Inclusion and Diversity (EID) 101.

This program is designed for all Delta Tau Delta members, undergraduate and alumni members alike, to:

  • Develop a fundamental understanding of EID
  • Recognize the importance of intersectionality and its larger impacts on EID
  • Identify EID areas that impact Delta Tau Delta

Mark your calendar for Monday, March 1 at 8 p.m. Eastern.

The Fraternity’s Arch Chapter is pleased to have Christina Parle join us to continue this important conversation to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive brotherhood.

Whether this is your first conversation about equity, inclusion and diversity or you tend to be the one leading the conversation in your chapter or community, this program is an opportunity to learn, to reflect and to grow. 

The session will ONLY be available to those who register. 

Contact Alex Kennedy, director of undergraduate education with any questions. 

Get to Know the Speaker: Christina Parle is a speaker, consultant and instructional designer in the area of equity, inclusion and diversity (EID). Parle believes she has a social responsibility to educate others and create space for dialogue related to foundational EID concepts. Much of her work is rooted in unlearning, conflict resolution and effective communication skills. Parle's particular interest is on language and its impacts on humans. Parle predominately designs and facilitates EID content and curriculum for students, volunteers and/or staff with nonprofits and corporations.

Parle is a Kansas City, Mo. native. She currently serves as the director of chapter services and conduct for Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Inc. (ZBT). Prior to her work at ZBT, Christina served as the assistant director of student conduct and community standards at the University of Kansas (KU) where she served as the student housing liaison and then transitioned to a focus on student organization misconduct. Before KU, she served as a fraternity and sorority advisor at Western Carolina University where she advised the Panhellenic, Interfraternity and National Pan-Hellenic Councils.

Parle earned her bachelor’s in criminal justice and political science at the University of Central Missouri where she was initiated into the Delta Eta Chapter of Sigma Kappa Sorority. She then attended Penn State where she earned her master's degree in higher education with an emphasis in student affairs. While at Penn State, she completed a graduate assistantship in student conduct and served as the interim primary advisor for the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) and the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) for a semester.