Fall 2013 Joint Senate Officers
President: Nathan Vail
President Pro Tempore: Isaac Warshauer
Critic: Hannah Chacon
Clerk: Clark Martin
Treasurer: Chang Zhao
Sergeant at Arms: Gabriel Ortiz
Historian: Allison Stitt
Di President: Tyler Clay
Phi President: Sarah Pickhardt

Feel free to email our President, Nathan Vail (, with any questions or concerns.

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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 (, 919-442-8862), currently led by President Michael Kolb, 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 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.

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