The Donald C. McCleary Excellence in Member Development Award recognizes chapters that are exercising a commitment to continuous development and provide unique and individualized opportunities focused in the five core areas of development programming: SigEp, Intellectual, Physical Health & Wellness, Leadership and Professional Development.
In order to be eligible, the chapter must:
- Have a GPA above the all-campus average for the past year.
- Have no university or Fraternity sanctions for hazing activities during the past year.
- Have proof of a written and implemented continuous development program.
- Be in good financial standing with the national Fraternity.
The award, an acrylic diamond on a base, is presented at the Carlson Leadership Academies each spring and honors Past Grand President and Order of the Golden Heart recipient Donald C. McCleary, Texas-Austin ’71.