Notable Zetes

For over 170 years, Zeta Psi has scaffolded our undergraduate brothers to be better leaders in their careers, their communities, and in service to all humankind. We have been fortunate to have played role in the lives of countless inspirational men throughout the years. Here is a list of some Zetes who have powerfully impacted the world.

Billy Matthews

Achievements: NBC Sports & Olympics (1987-present), director and producer.

Chapter: Delta, 1988

Brian Sullivan

Brian Sullivan

Achievements: Anchor, CNBC

Chapter: Alpha Pi

Calvin Trillin

Calvin Trillin

Achievements: Recipient, Thurber Award for American Humor, Journalist

Chapter: Eta

Chris Renaud

Achievements: Hollywood Director and Animator. Director of "Despicable Me" and "The Secret Life of Pets." Two time Oscar Nominee (2007 & 2014). Winner, 2007 Annie Award for "No Time for Nuts."

Chapter: Gamma, 1989

Darren Arthur Reed A/K/A Dizzy Reed

Achievements: American musician and occasional actor. He is best known as the keyboardist for the rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he has played, toured, and recorded since 1990.

Chapter: Psi, 2006

Dave Stiff

Achievements: Television Producer with Canada's TSN. Events covered include: 10 Olympic Games, 3 World Series, multiple NHL and NBA Playoffs and 2 Pan Am Games.

Chapter: Theta Xi

Dean Cain

Dean Cain

Achievements: Actor

Chapter: Omicron Epsilon

Dick Wolf

Dick Wolf

Achievements: Creator of "Law and Order" Television Franchise

Chapter: Sigma

John J. Budion

Achievements: Writer and Director of the film "Rockaway." Recognized by Zeta Psi as Zeta Psi "40 Under 40" for 2020.

Chapter: Phi, 2003

Michael Smerconish

Michael Smerconish

Achievements: Satellite Radio and CNN Anchor

Chapter: Tau Delta, 1984

Stephen Leacock

Stephen Leacock

Achievements: Political Writer and Humorist; namesake of The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal of Humour 1937 Winner of the Lorne Pierce Medal. Which is awarded every two years by the Royal Society of Canada to recognize achievement of special significance and conspicuous merit in imaginative or critical literature written in either English or French.

Chapter: Theta Xi

DOD: 30 December 1869 – 28 March 1944