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Dreger Fills Empty FSILG Adviser Role

By Frank Dabek
NEWS EDITOR

The recently created position of Assistant to the Adviser to fraternities, sororities, and independent living groups has been filled by former Interfraternity Council President Duane H. Dreger ’99. Dreger was appointed to the position after the resignation of Barbara Treadway, who served a short stint as Dorow’s assistant, and began work early this month.

Dreger said that he was chosen to fill the gap left by Treadway’s sudden resignation based on his more than three years of experience with the FSILG system. According to Dreger, most of what Associate Dean and Adviser to FSILGs Neal H. Dorow does is answer process and factual questions. “As a past president of the IFC... [I] handled the same kind of questions,” he said.

These questions range from the topic of Resident Advisers and fire inspections, to contractor recommendations. “It is a similar role, just shifted over” to the administration side Dreger said. Dreger is a student employee, however, and does not sit on any meetings of the dean’s office.

Dorow will also handle disciplinary problems -- such as noise complaints -- and forward them to Assistant Dean for Residential Life Carol Orme-Johnson or Associate Dean Andrew M. Eisenmann ’70.

Dreger filling in for Dorow

While Dorow is away from campus serving as a referee with the United States national wrestling team in Europe Dreger is taking over his duties temporarily. “I am checking Neal’s email” and have a key to his office, Dreger said. “The best way to get ahold of me is to send email to dorow@mit.edu.”

This position is temporary, however, Dreger expects to stay on only for the next month and a half and plans to attend law school next fall.

Dreger works three hours a day on average as Dorow’s assistant and handles mostly “administrative and paperwork issues related to [Dorow’s] job.”

Dreger replaces Treadway

Dreger assumed the position as Dorow’s assistant after Treadway had resigned after only one week on the job.

Treadway’s responsibilities were to include assisting in sorority rush and exploring new ways the administration could help the ILGs.

Treadway made her decision after her fiancÉ received a job offer in their former home of Omaha, Nebraska.

Anna K. Benefiel contributed to the reporting of this story.