Staffing Update: Phi Sig Hires Director of Education


INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – Phi Sigma Kappa is pleased to announce the hiring of Leslie J. Pedigo as Director of Education. Pedigo will serve as a senior leader responsible for the long-term strategic direction of education programs, curriculum, and management of all research and assessment components.

Prior to joining the staff at Phi Sig, Leslie served as the Coordinator for Education & Curriculum Design for Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity, where she was responsible for educational programming, developing educational resources and newsletters, along with analyzing data assessments to improve the programs and the member experience further.

“We are excited to have Leslie serving in this very important position. This is a historic time for the Fraternity as we put together a plan to help strengthen young men for the future,” said Nick Zuniga, Executive Director. “Leslie brings the experience and talent we need to advance our initiatives. I’m confident that she’ll produce inspiring educational programs that reflect the Core Values and Cardinal Principles.”

Before her work at ZTA, Leslie served as a campus-based professional for three years in the Office of Student Involvement at the University of Kentucky where she designed curriculum, facilitated workshops, managed numerous leadership program budgets, and worked to advise multiple student directors or various leadership groups.

“Leslie has a passion for the undergraduate fraternity/sorority experience and is highly skilled in curriculum writing,” said Becky Gleason, Senior Director of Education & Programs at ZTA. “We’re sad to see Leslie leave, but excited for this next step in her career. She thrives when developing new programs and revamping existing programs.”

Leslie is a dedicated member and active volunteer of Delta Gamma Fraternity and serves as the Advisory Team Chairman for the Gamma Iota-DePauw chapter. In addition, she serves as Director of Awards and Recognition for the Association of Leadership Educators to develop as a professional and learn from a variety of perspectives on leadership education.

A proud Texas native, Leslie earned both her bachelor’s in Merchandising and a master’s degree in Higher Education from the University of North Texas.


Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity was founded at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in Amherst, Massachusetts on March 15, 1873, and has 72 chapters and more than 80 alumni clubs across the United States. To date, the Fraternity has initiated more than 100,000 men into the organization that is devoted to the advancement of its three Cardinal Principles: the Promotion of Brotherhood, the Stimulation of Scholarship, and the Development of Character.