Spring 2020 Joint Senate Officers
President: Jack Watson
President Pro Tempore: Mo Van de Sompel
Critic: Eric Thorsheim
Clerk: Anna Fiore
Treasurer: Jason Xie
Sergeant At Arms: Hanna Berg
Historian: Emma Stogner

Spring 2020 Society Presidents:
Di President: KC Kurz
Phi President: Cordelia Gilligan

Spring 2020 External Committee Chairs:
Intersocietal Relations: AJ Moore (ajmoore6@live.unc.edu)  and Dylan Heneghan (drh8899@live.unc.edu)
Portrait Acquisitions: Maggie Pollard (mtpoll@live.unc.edu) and Hanna Berg (joberg@live.unc.edu)

Feel free to email our President, Jack Watson (jackjw@live.unc.edu), with any questions or concerns.

Contact our Clerk, Anna Fiore (annafior@live.unc.edu ), for queries regarding Joint Senate communications and this website.

Sign up for our guest email list for information about weekly debates and social events here.

Campus Locations

  • Dialectic Chamber: Located in 310 New West Hall on East Cameron Avenue. We hold our meetings here every Monday at 7:30 PM. Please stop by.

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  • Philanthropic Chamber: Located in 407 New East Hall on East Cameron Avenue. We hold social events and committee meetings here.

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Mailing Address
The Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies
P.O. Box 795
179 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
United States

Di-Phi Foundation
Please contact our foundation (president@diphi.org), currently led by President John O’Connor, for any information regarding the Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies Foundation, Inc.

The Foundation’s Mailing address is:
The Dialectic and Philanthropic Societies Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 774
Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3647

Faculty Adviser
Our current faculty adviser is Professor and Alumnus Senator Bland Simpson. Dr. Simpson is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of English and Creative Writing and author of many books about the Carolinas. Find his contact information and curriculum vitae here. Also learn about the North Carolina’s “Amazon” from him here.