ARTICLE V. Charters
a. A charter may be granted for an active chapter of The Phi Chi Pre-Medical
Society, Inc., upon petition of not less than twenty (20) members, of a regularly
incorporated college or university. A charter shall only be granted in
accordance with the following conditions:
i. The petition shall be transmitted to the Pre-Medical Society Committee with
all information necessary for full and thorough knowledge of the applicants and
of the standards, resources and activities of the college or university in which
it is proposed to establish a new chapter.
ii. Upon receipt of a petition, as provided in this section of the By-Laws, the
Pre-Medical Society Committee, shall make a full and speedy examination of the
merits of the petition. The Pre-Medical Society Committee may, if deemed
necessary, send one of their members or a designated member of the Society to
personally investigate the petitioners and the college wherein they propose to
establish a chapter.
b. No charter shall be granted without the unanimous consent of the Pre-Medical
SECTION 2: All expenses incident to chartering and installation shall be borne
by the petitioners for a charter and no charter shall be granted until all taxes
due the Pre-Medical Society have been paid.
SECTION 3: The charter shall be of genuine parchment (or a durable substitute),
engraved, and read as follows:
THE PHI CHI PRE-MEDICAL SOCIETY, INC.
(Coat of Arms)
The Grand Chapter
By its Executive Trustees, reposing faith and confidence in the integrity and
virtue of those whose names are herein inscribed, does grant and confer unto
said ______________________________, their associates and legal successors, this
constituting them into a chapter for the dissemination and practice of the
principles of The Phi Chi Pre-Medical Society under the title of
of PHI CHI PREMEDICAL SOCIETY, INC. located in
__________________________________, state of
_____________________________________, so long as they shall conform to and obey
the Constitution, Statutes, and General Laws of the Society and other
regulations that may from time to time be enacted by the Grand Chapter or its
legally constituted officers and representatives, giving and granting unto the
said_____________________________________________ Chapter the right to perform
all and severally the acts properly pertaining to the chapter as aforesaid.
Granted the ___day of ______Anno Domini Two Thousand ________ with the consent
and authority of the Executive Trustees.
Phi Chi Pre-Medical Society Committee President
Chairman, Executive Trustees