Susan Lorimor


Susan utilizes her years of newspaper reporting and national magazine editing to continually ehance The Magazine of Sigma Chi. She has been editor since 2006, and has won the Fraternity Communications Association's Fred F. Yoder Award for Overall Excellence every four years, when The Magazine is eligible to receive it. Her staff has won numerous other awards for their work.

Susan enjoys sharing within the Fraternity's communications the stories of brothers and how they enhance their communities. She is proud of the degree of professionalism displayed by her staff within each issue of The Magazine, Preview newsletter or other editorial piece, which results in constantly improving work. Her office is lined with framed photos of Magazine covers that depict Sigma Chis greats — John Wayne, Drew Brees, Merlin Olsen, Luke Donald, and of course, inaugural International Sweetheart Barbara Tanner.

Susan has bachelor's degrees in journalism and political science and an MBA in marketing.

She is a Sigma Kappa and is a national volunteer for the organization. 

Job Description: 
  • Conceptualize and manage the production for the award-winning Magazine of Sigma Chi
  • Lead publications and communications department initiatives
  • Manage editorial services related to annual Fraternity conferences



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Susan Lorimor

Senior Director of Communications/Editor, The Magazine of Sigma Chi
(847) 869-3655, ext. 214