Dr. Karlem Riess
Awarded: Accolade for Interfraternal Service
Authorized by the 22nd Executive Council, presented by Knight Commander Jack R. Taylor in 1983 at the 60th Convention, Springfield, Missouri
Fraternity Advisor, Tulane University; President, Omicron Delta Kappa
Excerpt from article in the Fall 1983 issue of The Kappa Alpha Journal
Dr. Karlem Riess is a long-time Adviser to Fraternities at Tulane University, former national President of Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Fraternity and current President of the Association of College Honorary Societies and recent recipient of the Robert H. Shaffer Award of the Association of Fraternity Advisers for contributions to the fraternity system. Dr. Riess has exerted significant and conspicuous leadership as an educator and college administrator in the development of sound relations for fraternities at Tulane and through his influence at institutions over the country.