Charter Petition

Date:

  • Name of Petitioning Institution.
  • Address
  • City, State, Zip Code.
  • Name of proposed faculty sponsor (who will be a member of SDM). Please enclose a brief vita.
  • Name of regional accrediting association.
  • Names of other honor societies on your campus.
  • Sigma Delta Mu is constructive in purpose; it wants to establish chapters only where there is a prospect of permanency. Hence, the national office requests that petitions be supported by the administration. Please include a letter of support from the president or dean and one from the departmental chairperson.
  • Please include a copy of your current catalog with course offerings or web site address.
  • If there are members of Sigma Delta Pi on the campus or in the community who can help to establish your chapter, please list their names here.
  • Please list proposed charter honorary members. (No faculty member below the rank of Dean. The President may be named.)
  • Proposed associate members. (Teachers of Spanish in local high schools.)
  • Proposed charter faculty members.
  • Proposed active members (at least 3). (Enclose verification by sponsor of Course Grade Point and Overall Grade Point averages.)
  • Each active member must have:
  • Completed at least one semester of college Spanish and be enrolled in the second semester or higher;
  • Grades averaging B or better in all college courses in Spanish;
  • An average of at least B (CGPA 3.0) in all college work to date.
  • In addition, she/he must be of good character and be genuinely interested in things Hispanic.
  • Enclose a check for $50, the charter fee. This will be refunded if your petition is not approved.
  • Membership is $15 for all categories including sponsor. Please submit only one check.
  • Signed (Petitioning Officer/Sponsor).
  • Title.
  • Please send this petition and all supporting data in one envelope to:
    • Mercedes Aguirre Batty
    • President, Sigma Delta Mu
    • Sheridan College
    • 3059 Coffeen Ave.
    • Sheridan, WY 82801

If you have any questions, please send an email to: [email protected]