JOHN HIBBS HONORED BY
SIGMA CHI FRATERNITY
[Evanston, Illinois]—The Sigma Chi Fraternity is proud to announce that John
W. Hibbs of Eugene, Oregon has been selected to receive the 2006 Edna A.
Boss Houseparent Award for his service to the University of Oregon. The
award was established in 1974 in honor of Edna A. Boss, who served as the
houseparent of the Delta Upsilon Chapter at Kansas State University for 20
years. The official presentation of this award occurred on June 23 at Purdue
University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Hibbs’s Fraternity service includes roles as houseparent to the Beta Iota
Chapter at the University of Oregon for the past four years. Mr. Hibbs
graduated from the University of Oregon in 1961 and earned his MBA in
Finance from the Golden Gate University. He was a member of Special Forces
while serving in the U.S. Army and is currently the Executive Director and
founder of the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Global Education. Mr. Hibbs
has four daughters and a grandson.
The Sigma Chi Fraternity was founded on the ideals of friendship, justice
and learning at Miami University (Ohio) in 1855. Its mission has been to be
a values-based organization that stresses the character development of each
member. There are currently 217 undergraduate Sigma Chi chapters and 145
Sigma Chi alumni chapters across North America.