Fall 2022 Joint Senate Officers
President: Valerie Calvo
President Pro Tempore: Marie Thorn
Critic: Jackson Meade
Clerk: Nathaniel Shue
Treasurer: Anna Crist
Sergeant-At-Arms: Gianluca Ciuffreda
Historian: Maddux Vernon

Fall 2022 Society Presiding Officers:
Di President: Logan Grodsky
Phi Speaker: Alex Rhinehalt

Feel free to email our President, Valerie Calvo (vowel@live.unc.edu), with any questions or concerns.

Contact our Clerk, Nathaniel Shue (nshue@unc.edu), for queries regarding Joint Senate communications and/or this website.

Contact our Sergeant-at-Arms, Gianluca Ciuffreda (ciuffyg@email.unc.edu), or use our Chamber Request Form for information regarding renting our historic properties.

Contact our Historian, Maddux Vernon (mvernon@unc.edu) for questions regarding DiPhi’s history, archives, and portrait collection.

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

Campus Locations

  • Dialectic Chamber: Located at 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 North Carolina’s “Amazon” from him here.