David Batts

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Dr. David Batts
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Name Dr. David Batts
Chapter Tau
East Carolina University
Date Inducted April 11, 1992
Roll Number Τ 1242
Alumni Chapter/Assoc ENCAC
Honorary Member Beta Delta
Major Industrial Technology
Birthdate October 24
Spouse Angie Batts
Nicknames Dave, ODB
Awards See Below

Dr. David Lee Batts (born DD MMM YYYY) is an Alumnus of Tau Chapter (Τ 1242) at East Carolina University and the founder of the Delta Epsilon Chapter at Duke University.

Early Fraternity Life and Career

In addition to Phi Sigma Pi, Dave was extremely involved on campus from serving as Vice President and Selection Committee Chair of Omicron Delta Kappa, serving as a Resident Advisor and Student Marshall for two years, serving as an Orientation Assistant, and playing on the Varsity Football Team. Dave held additional memberships in Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Golden Key National Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma National Freshman Honor Society, Epsilon Pi Tau National Honor Society for Industrial Technology, the National Association of Industrial Technology, and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

Collegiate Years at Tau Chapter

Positions Held

Chapter Awards and Superlatives

National Awards

Alumni Years to Present

Currently, Dave teaches in the Department of Technology Systems at East Carolina University where he received tenure in 2011. Dave has served as the Faculty Advisor since 1998 and has won Outstanding Advisor Awards from ECU (2006), the Professional Fraternity Association (2007), and Phi Sigma Pi (2008). In 2001, Dave was awarded the Outstanding Alumnus Award from Tau Chapter for all of his support as an Alumnus. For his outstanding service to the National Fraternity, Dave was awarded a Distinguished Service Key in 2000.

National Involvement

National Council

During Dave's term as Vice President of Alumni Development he helped approve and create the Alumni Convention. He oversaw a pilot event that went to Reno, Nevada. Alumni Convention officially started after his term but his work on the idea was crucial to its implementation.

Bigs and Littles

Dave's Big Brother is Tammy Benton (Alpha Lambda Pledge Class).

Dave has 2 Little Brothers:

Benton Family Line

see: Benton Family Line

Further Resources

Other Interesting Facts

One of Dave's favorite authors is Nicholas Sparks.


Vice President of Alumni Development
Preceded By
David Rosengrant, Alpha Omega
Term
2003-2004
Succeeded By
Jonah Goodman, Delta Alpha
Vice President of Membership Development
Preceded By
James O. Tisdale III, Tau
Term
1996-1998
Succeeded By
Jonathan Wood, Tau


Tau Chapter Advisor
Preceded By
Jack W. Thornton
Term
1998-Present
Succeeded By
Incumbent
Tau Chapter President
Preceded By
Lindsay Fernandez
Term
1994-1995
Succeeded By
Cori Martin