Phi Nu Theta

The Phi Nu Theta fraternity became the first Greek organization in the history of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Also known as the Eclectic Fraternity, this organization was founded on May 12, 1852, and consisted of Professor Herman Merrills Johnson and three students. The chapter was short-lived, however, as the College suppressed it after only two months. The faculty condemned any group that would not allow them immediate access at any time, and forced the organization to disband.

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