With Tim Challies posting an excellent article on the extraordinatry value of women, I thought I should point to an interesting NY Times story I came across on a sorority (Delta Zeta) who recently choose to remove unattractive women from their chapter in DePauw University (located in Greencastle, Indiana).
“Worried that a negative stereotype of the sorority was contributing to a decline in membership that had left its Greek-columned house here half empty, Delta Zeta’s national officers interviewed 35 DePauw members in November, quizzing them about their dedication to recruitment. They judged 23 of the women insufficiently committed and later told them to vacate the sorority house.
The 23 members included every woman who was overweight. They also included the only Korean and Vietnamese members. The dozen students allowed to stay were slender and popular with fraternity men — conventionally pretty women the sorority hoped could attract new recruits. Six of the 12 were so infuriated they quit.”