letter membership and college graduation: does race matter?
In conclusion, this research found that Greek-letter membership is positively related to the probability of college graduation. Further, race moderates the effect of membership and father’s education on college graduation. Despite these differences by race, it should be noted that this research also shows that the process shaping education is remarkably similar for African Americans and European Americans. Background resources, human capital, and organizations that produce social capital are important regardless of race. Moreover, this research included findings that merit further investigation. For example, this study was limited to two racial/ethnic groups. Other research should incorporate other groups (e.g., Asian Americans or Hispanic groups) to allow a better understanding of whether and how Greek-letter membership may shape educational outcomes. Finally, other research should explore whether belonging to Greek organizations or other types of voluntary organizations influences ot