Events en-us Conclave 2015 - New Orleans By It's that time again - Conclave, the largest gathering of Fraters from across the TKE Nation. You don't want to miss this excellent opportunity to be a part of Tau Kappa Epsilon's greatest event. That means it's time to start saving and decide who is making the cut to join you on your greatest Fraternity memory. When: Thursday, August 6 - Sunday, August 9, 2015 Where: New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130 More Info: Our biennial convention is called Conclave and is held every other year. Conclave is a great celebration of brotherhood, where Tekes from all over the world come together for three days to select the leadership of the Fraternity, vote on changes to the governing rules and policies, recognize our best and brightest Fraters and Chapters, participate in intense leadership development and build friendships. For more information, visit  Share    Tweet   Thu, 06 Aug 2015 12:00:00 -0500 2015 Conclave Black Book Legislation Request By INDIANAPOLIS - The Offices of the Grand Chapter is requesting recommendations to keep the Fraternity moving in the right direction. At the 2015 Conclave in New Orleans (August 6-9), changes to the Black Book will be voted on and we would like to receive your input.  Black Book Changes This memorandum serves as notice that proposed amendments to the Articles of Incorporation, International Constitution, and International Bylaws & Traditions (the Black Book) will be considered at Conclave 2015 in New Orleans. Any collegiate chapter, chartered alumni association, member of the Grand Council, international TKE committee, or Past Grand Prytanis may propose amendments to any section of the Black Book, provided that the amendment(s) is received by the Offices of the Grand Chapter no later than January 31, 2015. The Grand Council will meet this spring to review all proposals. Please format proposals with the article and section in question, current language, and proposed change. This will expedite the process and allow for easier organization to ensure all suggestions are reviewed properly. For example: Article I, Section 1: The name of the corporation is Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Proposed Change: The name of the corporation is Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity. Reason for Change: We believe that the Fraternity should recognize and celebrate our international presence. If you are qualified to propose legislation and wish to have that legislation considered at the 2015 Conclave, please send your written proposal to: Donald E. Aldrich Chief Executive Officer Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity 7439 Woodland Drive, Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46278 (317) 875-8353 fax Proposed legislation must be received by Chief Executive Officer Donald E. Aldrich no later than January 31, 2015. All chapters and colonies are required to be present at Conclave and must have a representative attend the Grand Chapter meeting to elect the Grand Council for 2015-2017, as well as vote on the proposed amendments to the Black Book. Make your plans now to attend Conclave in New Orleans August 6-9, 2015. This year's Conclave is set to be one of the most successful in the Fraternity's history.  For more information, please contact: Daniel Klopfenstein Communications Specialist 317.872.6533 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600