Sumner Webster Cushing Fraternity Chapter Founder: The Man Behind The Geographer
Cushing was a serious man; a renound geographer; baseball team manager; Ivey League educated; and a college professor. He was also one of the guys. As the co-founder of one of the first Fraternities at Salem Normal School. Kappa Delta Pi Mission Statement: "The purpose of this fraternity shall be to bring together males of good character who are studying in institutions of higher education and who manifest a keen interest in higher education; to promote the highest ideals and educational practices; to promote a spirit of good citizenship and to seek change in our institution only through duly constituted authority; to actively support the fight against discrimination on the basis of race, color, or creed; and to strengthen and preserve the bonds of brotherhood which link men together working toward a common cause."