Megan Johnson believes in the personal growth students experience as members of values-based organizations, such as those within Dartmouth's Coed, Fraternity, and Sorority system (CFS). As assistant director of CFS administration, she works to strengthen and improve Dartmouth's Greek system and that work has recently been in the limelight. Upon receiving the Association of Fraternity Advisors' Gayle Webb New Professional Award for outstanding contributions to the field of campus advising, Johnson said, "I'm flattered and humbled. I also feel very fortunate to be at an institution where Greek life is supported and where I'm allowed to challenge the status quo."
This fall, Johnson began working with a small group of sophomore women who plan to bring a seventh Panhellenic sorority to Dartmouth and hope to have an organization name selected by the end of winter term. "As the Greek system evolves, organizations will both struggle and succeed," observes Johnson. "Part of what I do is to help groups learn from past mistakes and capitalize on successes."
By LAUREN LOTKO '06
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Last Updated: 5/30/08