Building Better Men

Four Founding Principles

The Promotion of Friendship

The Development of Character

The Diffusion of Liberal Culture

The Advancement of Justice


To be the premier men’s Fraternity committed to Building Better Men through service, leadership development and lifelong personal growth for our diverse membership.


Dikaia Upotheke - Justice, Our Foundation


Founded in 1834 as a non-secret Fraternity, DU proudly and openly shares our Ritual with others.

Priorities of the DU Educational Foundation

DUEF Purpose: To advance the International Fraternity through educational programs, scholarships and initiatives that build better men.

Cultivate Friendships and Engagement
Solicit Members and Friends
Steward and Recognize Donors 
Fund Educational Programs and Initiatives
Manage Educational Investments
Support Educational Housing Needs
Provide Tuition Scholarships