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Sigma Alpha Mu | Beta Psi Chapter
at the University of Virginia


History of Beta Psi

Beta Psi was originally founded at the University of Virginia in 1968. It was founded with the vision of integrating the Jeffersonian ideals upon which the University was founded with the highest ideals of fraternity and manhood of Sigma Alpha Mu. The Chapter was founded in booth #8 at the Virginian Restaurant on Charlottesville’s historic Corner. Since our forming, the fraternal bonds have propelled us to becoming a strong and successful brotherhood. Since Beta Psi’s re-founding in 2005, the Chapter has grown to be 50 active brothers.

Over the course of the Chapter’s history, we have moved from an apartment on 14th Street to the column house on Virginia Avenue. With the historic move to Cabell Avenue, the Chapter was able to grow and progress. In fall 2011, we made the landmark move to Chancellor Street. This larger chapter house provides a more convenient and strategic location for the Chapter.

Board Members:

Tom Ross ’84

Vice President
Sam Bellas ’01

Ethan Vaisman ’11

Dan Lyons ’85

Registered Agent
Robert Galumbeck ’73

Chris Barton ’88
John Culver ’81
Howard Siegel ’70
Jon Trucano ’97

Chapter President
Noah Ginsburg ’23