The Multicultural Greek Council was founded at New York University on October 10, 2002 by members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc., Sigma Iota Alpha Sorority, Inc., alpha Kappa Delta Phi Sorority, Inc., and Lambda Pi Chi Sorority, Inc. with the following founding Statement: "We, the members of Multicultural Greek Life at New York University, unite on this day -- October 10, 2002 -- to form the Multicultural Greek Council, which will hereafter be referred to as the MGC."
The Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) focuses on unifying and creating opportunities for all of its member organizations. Through its actions, the MGC promotes the fraternity and sorority ideals of service, leadership, culture, and brotherhood/sisterhood. The MGC also expresses the uniqueness of Multicultural Greek Life.
The Multicultural Greek Council serves many different purposes on NYU's campus. The purposes include: