Chandler Crean, Assistant Director of Chapter Services and Community Communications in Fraternity and Sorority Life, Virginia Tech
Originally from Fayetteville, North Carolina, Chandler Crean (He/Him/His) attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte as a first-generation college student where he graduated in May of 2020 with a B.S.B.A. in Management with a concentration in Organizational Management. He grew his passion for student leadership development and student advocacy in the field of student affairs as he served various roles such as the Student Body President & Board of Trustees Member, Fraternity Chapter President, and campus tour guide. Immediately after graduation, Chandler worked with Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity until May 2021 as a Leadership Consultant & Chapter Relationship Manager where he supported 28 chapters from across the United States.
Following his time on staff with Pi Kappa Phi, Chandler started in August of 2021 at the University of Georgia to pursue his masters degree. He served as a Graduate Assistant in the Greek Life Office and held other various internships and practicum experience in fraternity and sorority life, student conduct, university housing, and summer orientation at various institutions in Georgia and Florida. He graduated in May of 2023 with his M.Ed. in College Student Affairs Administration.
He is now serving as the Assistant Director of Chapter Services and Community Communications in Fraternity and Sorority Life at Virginia Tech where he is responsible for the overall administrative services area and communication efforts for the entire community that is home to 57 chapters which involves more than 5,100 students, 19% of the undergraduate population. Additionally, he is the advisor to the Panhellenic Council executive board and Recruitment Team, as well as serve as a chapter coach to a portfolio of fraternities and sororities across all four councils.
He spends his time volunteering with Pi Kappa Phi, Delta Sigma Phi, Delta Gamma Fraternity, NASPA, Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA) and UNC Charlotte in various capacities. He loves to travel, cook, and spend time with family and friends!