Acacia is a fraternity that strengthens the ties of friendship with your brothers. Acacia has many meanings, and among those is brotherhood, a focal point of the Acacia fraternity. Acacia helps build men throughout their college years and teaches them to become better leaders and better people. Acacia brothers learn to become great scholars, contributors to their community, and close friends for life.
Community Service & Philanthropies
Acacia Claus, Highway Clean Up, Dogs for Dogs
Black, Old Gold
Acacia is one of few fraternities named with a Greek word instead of Greek letters.
Notable National Alumni
James Webb (North Carolina, 1927) – Director of NASA during the Apollo era; “James Webb Sapce Telescope,” which is replacing the Hubble, is named after Webb
David P. Osborne (Penn State, 1935) – Naval Surgeon, performed JFK’s autopsy
William Howard Taft (Yale, 1913) – 27th President of the United States
Calvin Griffith (George Washington, 1935) – Former owner of the Minnesota Twins
Ed Ulbrich (Illinois, 1984) – Film visual effects producer, most notably for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Fight Club
Mark Edward Smith (Missouri) – Actor, vocalist; notable films include Avatar and X-Men: Origins of Wolverine
201 Lakelawn Place
Madison, WI 53703
May 22, 1906 (12th national chapter)
May 12, 1904 (University of Michigan)