|Dr. David Batts|
|Name||Dr. David Batts|
East Carolina University
|Date Inducted||April 11, 1992|
|Roll Number||Τ 1242|
|Honorary Member||Beta Delta|
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
Chapter Awards and Superlatives
- Chapter Service Key 1995
- Clauda Pennock Todd Fellowship Award 1993, 1994
- Richard Cecil Todd & Clauda Pennock Todd Leadership Scholarship 1993, 1994, 1995
- Outstanding Alumnus Award 2001
- Richard Cecil Todd & Clauda Pennock Todd Tripod Scholarship (Inaugural recipient 1993)
- Distinguished Service Key 2000
- Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award 2008
- Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award 2016
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.
- Vice President of Membership Development (1996-1998)
- Vice President of Alumni Development (2003-2004)
- Phi Sigma Pi Foundation Director of Finance (2009-2011)
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
Other Interesting Facts
One of Dave's favorite authors is Nicholas Sparks.
|Vice President of Alumni Development|
David Rosengrant, Alpha Omega
Jonah Goodman, Delta Alpha
|Vice President of Membership Development|
James O. Tisdale III, Tau
Jonathan Wood, Tau
|Tau Chapter Advisor|
Jack W. Thornton
|Tau Chapter President|