<h2>The Birth of Greek Life at Indiana University</h2>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1841174/LARGE alt=”Sigma Alpha Epsilon 1918”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0052260</p>

<h3>1844</h3>

<h2>Background</h2>

<p>Fraternity and sorority life has existed at Indiana University for 173 years. The number of organizations has grown as well as the size of the chapters. In 2005, there were 59 chapters with 4,400 members. In 2018, there are 73 chapters with 8,200 members. Chapters are organized into four governing councils: Interfraternity Council (IFC), Panhellenic Association (PHA), Multicultural Greek Council (MCGC) and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC). Indiana University Bloomington has started four fraternities and sorority chapters. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. (African-American) in 1901; Gamma Phi Omega Sorority (Latina) in 1991, Kappa Gamma Delta Sorority (Asian-American/International) in 1997; Lamda Phi Alpha Fraternity (Asian-American) in 1999. This timeline details when every fraternity and sorority at Indiana University was established.</p>

<h3>August 27 1845</h3>

<h4>Beta Theta Pi ΒΘΠ</h4>

<p>Beta Theta Pi was the first fraternity chartered at Indiana University. The Alpha chapter of Beta Theta Pi was founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1839. During their time on campus Beta has primarily resided at 919 10th St. and 1100 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1732137/LARGE ” alt=”Beta Theta Pi members in front of their house in 1948.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0044242.</p>

<h3>October 11 1849</h3>

<h4>Phi Delta Theta ΦΔΘ</h4>

<p>Phi Delta Theta was the second fraternity founded at Indiana University and the first Phi Delta Theta chapter in Indiana. Phi Delta Theta was founded on December 26, 1848 at Miami University. Phi Delta Theta initially occupied a house at 10th and Jordan, the future spot of Wells Library, before moving to their current house on North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1077438/LARGE” alt=”Phi Delta Theta members in 1892.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0033758</p>

<h3>February 27 1858</h3>

<h4>Sigma Chi ΣΧ</h4>

<p>Sigma Chi was first established at Miami University on June 28, 1855. The three first fraternities, Beta Theta Pi, Phi Delta Theta and Sigma Chi were all founded at Miami University, earning these three chapters the nickname "Miami Triad". The Lambda chapter at IU is the oldest Sigma Chi chapter in continuous existence nationwide and has lived at 601 Seventh Street since 1906.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1769144/LARGE” alt=”Sigma Chi members in front of their house in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0048227</p>

<h3>May 15 1869</h3>

<h4>Phi Kappa Psi-ΦΚΨ</h4>

<p>Phi Kappa Psi was founded nationally on February 19, 1852 at Jefferson College. Phi Kappa Psi's Indiana chapter is the largest national Phi Psi chapter and produced Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz. Phi Kappa Psi has occupied homes at 1022 East Third Street and 1200 North Jordan Avenue during its time on campus. Phi Kappa Psi was suspended in December 2015 with plans to recolonize in the fall of 2017.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1130481/LARGE” alt=”Phi Kappa Psi house in 1941.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0036317</p>

<h3>May 18 1870</h3>

<h4>Kappa Alpha Theta-ΚΑΘ</h4>

<p>Kappa Alpha Theta was the first sorority chartered at Indiana University. The Alpha chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta was founded on January 27, 1870 at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. The Beta chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta at IU lives at 442 Woodlawn. </p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:700203/LARGE” alt=”Kappa Alpha Theta members in May 1884. ”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0023180</p>

<h3>June 4 1870</h3>

<h4>Delta Tau Delta-ΔΤΔ</h4>

<p>Delta Tau Delta was founded nationally at Bethany College in 1858. The Beta Alpha chapter at Indiana University has resided at 408 N. Indiana and 1431 North Jordan. The chapter was suspended in 2017 and their chapter house is currently occupied by Theta Phi Alpha.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1125184/LARGE” alt=”Delta Tau Delta house at 408 N. Indiana in 1951.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0035742</p>

<h3>May 22 1871</h3>

<h4>Phi Gamma Delta- FIJI</h4>

<p>Phi Gamma Delta was founded nationally on May 1st, 1848 at Jefferson College. The Zeta chapter at Indiana University occupied former IU president Joseph Swain's house at 631 East Third Street from 1902-2016, the longest period any fraternity resided at one property. Now the chapter lives in a new 52,000 square foot house on Woodlawn Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:699515/LARGE” alt=”Members of Phi Gamma Delta on their front porch in 1952. ”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0022492.</p>

<h3>October 12 1872</h3>

<h4>Kappa Kappa Gamma- ΚΚΓ</h4>

<p>Kappa Kappa Gamma was the second sorority chartered at Indiana University. KKG was founded nationally at Monmouth College, Illinois on October 13, 1870. The Delta chapter at IU is Kappa Kappa Gamma's oldest chapter in continuous existence and resides at 1018 East Third Street.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1151723/LARGE” alt=”Members of Kappa Kappa Gamma posing in front of their lawn homecoming decorations in 1941.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0037893</p>

<h3>May 14 1887</h3>

<h4>Kappa Sigma-ΚΣ</h4>

<p>Kappa Sigma was founded nationally at the University of Virginia on December 10, 1869. When they were established at Indiana University in 1887 they became the second fraternity of Southern origin to colonize at IU. Kappa Sigma currently resides at 1411 North Jordan Avenue and produced famed musician Hoagy Carmichael.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1769129/LARGE” alt=”Members of Kappa Sigma in front of their house in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0048213</p>

<h3>April 14 1892</h3>

<h4>Sigma Nu-ΣΝ</h4>

<p>Sigma Nu was founded on January 1st, 1869 at the Virginia Military Institute. The Beta Eta chapter has initiated Sigma Nu's second largest number of members nationally. Beta Eta has also produced four IU presidents, including Herman B Wells. The chapter has occupied homes at 322 Kirkwood Avenue and 1015 North Jordan Avenue. In 2017 the chapter was suspended with plans to recolonize in three years.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1783715/LARGE” alt=”Sigma Nu's Homecoming float in 1958.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0049382.</p>

<h3>April 13 1893</h3>

<h4>Pi Beta Phi-ΠΒΦ</h4>

<p>Pi Beta Phi was founded nationally on April 28, 1867 at Monmouth College. When they arrived at Indiana University in 1893 they became the school's third sorority. Pi Beta Phi has resided in their current house at 928 East Third Street since the early 1920s.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1167188/LARGE” alt=”Pi Beta Phi's homecoming lawn decorations in 1942.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0038203</p>

<h3>December 10 1898</h3>

<h4>Delta Gamma-ΔΓ</h4>

<p>Delta Gamma was founded nationally on December 25, 1873 at the Lewis School for Girls in Oxford, Mississippi. When they were chartered at IU in 1898 they became the fourth sorority on campus. Delta Gamma is the only chapter remaining on the Jordan Quadrangle, occupying 105 North Jordan for nearly 100 years.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1084013/LARGE” alt=”Delta Gamma members at their house in 1946.”>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0034529</p>

<h3>January 18 1907</h3>

<h4>Sigma Alpha Epsilon-ΣΑΕ</h4>

<p>Sigma Alpa Epsilon was founded nationally on March 9, 1856 at the University of Alabama. Throughout the years SAE chapter houses have suffered two major fires, the first in 1969 at their Jordan Quadrangle house and the second in 2006 at their 1115 North Jordan Avenue house. The chapter was inactive from 2002 until their recolonization in 2009.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:703574/LARGE” alt=”SAE's house being demolished to make room for the Jordan parking garage in 1970.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0026509</p>

<h3>May 22 1909</h3>

<h4>Delta Zeta-ΔΖ</h4>

<p>Delta Zeta was founded nationally at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio on October 24, 1902. Delta Zeta is one of the largest national sororities with over 245,000 initiates as of 2013. Delta Zeta currently resides at 1423 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:702947/LARGE” alt=”Delta Zeta members at the 1979 Mini 500.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0025924</p>

<h3>January 5 1911</h3>

<h4>Kappa Alpha Psi-ΚΑΨ</h4>

<p>Kappa Alpha Psi was the first fraternity to be nationally founded at Indiana University. Kappa Alpha Psi is the first of the National Panhellenic Council (NPHC) fraternities primarily for African American students, also known as the "Divine Nine". Kappa Alpha Psi once resided at 1501 17th Street, the current location of the Indiana University Police Department. Although they lack a current chapter house, Kappa Alpha Psi has remained active on campus.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:699477/LARGE” alt=”Kappa Alpha Psi members in front of their house in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0022454</p>

<h3>December 4 1915</h3>

<h4>Alpha Tau Omega-ΑΤΩ</h4>

<p>Alpha Tau Omega was founded nationally at the Virginia Military Institute on September 11, 1865. Alpha Tau Omega resided at 720 East Third Street during their time on campus. The chapter was suspended in the fall of 2015.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1230931/LARGE” alt=”The Alpha Tau Omega house in 1950 before an addition expanded the house.”>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0039784</p>

<h3>December 11 1915</h3>

<h4>Delta Upsilon-ΔΥ</h4>

<p>Delta Upsilon was founded nationally on November 4, 1834 at Williams College. Delta Upsilon was the first fraternity of New England origin to be founded at Indiana University. Among the first alumni of Delta Upsilon was Charles Evans Hughes, a future Chief Justice of the United States and Republican nominee for president in the 1916 election. Delta Upsilon resides at 1200 East Third Street.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1766856/LARGE” alt=”Delta Upsilon members in front of their house in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0047854</p>

<h3>June 3 1916</h3>

<h4>Alpha Omicron Pi-ΑΟΠ</h4>

<p> Alpha Omicron Pi was founded nationally at Barnard College on January 2, 1897. Alpha Omicron Pi was the first sorority of Eastern origin to be chartered at Indiana University. Alpha Omicron Pi switched from house to house in their early years, from North Maple Street to Forest Place to Seventh Street to Tenth Street and finally their current location on North Jordan. </p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1734626/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Omicron Pi members in front of their house in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0044470</p>

<h3> March 3 1917</h3>

<h4>Delta Delta Delta-ΔΔΔ</h4>

<p>Delta Delta Delta was founded nationally at Boston University on November 27, 1888. Tri-Delt, as they are often called, once lived on Forest Place at the current site of Ballantine Hall. This house, one of the last of the traditional Sorority Alley houses, was demolished in the 1950's. The chapter currently resides at 818 East Third Street but was suspended in the spring of 2017.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:2299410/LARGE” alt=”Delta Delta Delta house in 1960.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0069667</p>

<h3>May 12 1917</h3>

<h4>Lambda Chi Alpha-ΛΧΑ</h4>

<p>Lambda Chi Alpha was founded nationally at Boston University on November 2, 1909. Lambda Chi Alpha has maintained its position at 1210 East Third Street, the first lot next to T.I.S. Bookstore, throughout its time at Indiana University. </p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1772566/LARGE” alt=”Lambda Chi Alpha house and homecoming decorations in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0048686</p>

<h3>1918</h3>

<h4>Sigma Kappa-ΣΚ</h4>

<p>Sigma Kappa was founded nationally at Colby College on November 9, 1874. Sigma Kappa was originally housed on the Jordan Quadrangle but built at 1720 North Jordan in 1990, the current spot of Pi Kappa Phi. Sigma Kappa closed its doors in 1994 due to declining membership but recolonized in 2016 and currently lives at 1200 North Jordan Avenue, the former Phi Kappa Psi house.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1772609/LARGE” alt=”Sigma Kappa house and homecoming decorations in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0048696</p>

<h3>1920</h3>

<h4>Phi Mu-ΦΜ</h4>

<p>Phi Mu was founded nationally at Wesleyan Female College in March 4, 1852. Phi Mu was originally housed on the Jordan Quadrangle in the current location of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center. The chapter disbanded in 1964 but was reestablished in 1980 and currently lives at 1442 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1062902/LARGE” alt=”Phi Mu house on the Jordan Quadrangle in 1939.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0031796</p>

<h3>May 22 1920</h3>

<h4>Acacia</h4>

<p>Acacia was founded nationally at the University of Michigan on May 12, 1904. The Indiana University chapter of Acacia was originally founded as a Masonic fraternity. The chapter moved into its iconic columned house on East Third Street in 1938. The chapter was suspended in 2011 but recolonized in the fall of 2015.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1768547/LARGE” alt=”Acacia members in front of their house in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0048037</p>

<h3>1920</h3>

<h4>Theta Phi Alpha-ΘΦΑ</h4>

<p>Theta Phi Alpha was founded nationally at the University of Michigan on August 30, 1912. The chapter disbanded in 1959 before recolonizing in 2011. They temporarily reside at 1431 North Jordan Avenue, the former Delta Tau Delta house. </p>

<img src=”https://celectcdn.s3.amazonaws.com/images/0025/0745/IU.jpg” alt=”Theta Phi Alpha members in front of the Sample Gates in 2012. ”/>

<p>https://celectcdn.s3.amazonaws.com/images/0025/0745/IU.jpg</p>

<h3>March 19 1921</h3>

<h4>Theta Chi-ΘΧ</h4>

<p>Theta Chi was founded nationally at Norwich University on April 10, 1856. Theta Chi was one of the ten houses residing on the Jordan Quadrangle, in the lot that is now the Musical Arts Center. Theta Chi now lives at 1440 North Jordan Avenue. </p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1965064/LARGE” alt=”Members of Theta Chi in front of their house in 1935.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0055654</p>

<h3>May 21 1922</h3>

<h4>Alpha Chi Omega-ΑΧΩ</h4>

<p>Alpha Chi Omega was founded nationally at DePauw University on October 15, 1885. Despite being established in Indiana, AXO did not arrive at Indiana University until 1922. Alpha Chi Omega first lived at 100 Jordan Avenue in a Tudor cottage that now houses the Office of Overseas Study. Alpha Chi Omega now lives at 1000 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1119026/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Chi Omega house in 1950. ”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives 1950 P0035358</p>

<h3>December 16 1922</h3>

<h4>Alpha Kappa Alpha-AKA</h4>

<p>Alpha Kappa Alpha was founded nationally at Howard University on January 15, 1908. AKA was the second of the NPHC, or Divine Nine, chapters founded at IU. Alpha Kappa Alpha was the first Greek letter sorority for black women but decided in 1946 to no longer use race as a qualification for membership.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1084082/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Kappa Alpha members in 1946.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0034562</p>

<h3>February 27 1922</h3>

<h4>Chi Omega-XΩ</h4>

<p>Chi Omega was founded at the University of Arkansas on April 5, 1895 and is the nation's largest sorority due to its policy of rapid expansion. Chi Omega originally lived on the Jordan Quadrangle at the current location of the Theatre and Drama Center. The chapter now resides at 1414 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1766863/LARGE” alt=”Chi Omega members in front of their house in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0047861</p>

<h3>April 20 1922</h3>

<h4>Sigma Alpha Mu-ΣΑΜ </h4>

<p>Sigma Alpha Mu was founded nationally at the City College of New York on November 26, 1909. Sigma Alpha Mu was originally founded as an organization exclusively for Jewish men but in 1953 they began allowing men of all faiths. Sigma Alpha Mu once lived at 1115 North Jordan Avenue but sold its house to Sigma Alpha Epsilon. They went on to build a house at 1640 North Jordan Avenue before moving out in 2016.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1757395/LARGE” alt=”Sigma Alpha Mu members in front of their house. ”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0046927</p>

<h3>May 19 1922</h3>

<h4>Zeta Tau Alpha-ZTA</h4>

<p>Zeta Tau Alpha was founded nationally at Longwood University on October 15, 1898. Zeta Tau Alpha was originally housed at 110 South Jordan on the Jordan Quadrangle, on the lot of the current Musical Arts Center. Zeta Tau Alpha was one of the first chapters to move to North Jordan Avenue thanks to the Indiana Plan. </p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:2299420/LARGE” alt=”Zeta Tau Alpha house in 1960. ”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0069677</p>

<h3>September 15 1923</h3>

<h4>Kappa Delta-ΚΔ</h4>

<p>Kappa Delta was founded nationally at Longwood College on October 23, 1897. Kappa Delta's Sigma Upsilon chapter at Indiana University experienced hardship since its inception in 1923 and fell out of organization in 1941. In 1955 Kappa Delta came back to campus and established its residence at 1005 North Jordan Avenue where it has remained ever since.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:2299432/LARGE” alt=”Kappa Delta house in 1960. ”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0069689</p>

<h3>May 31 1924</h3>

<h4>Sigma Pi-ΣΠ</h4>

<p>Sigma Pi was founded nationally at Vincennes University on February 26, 1897. The Sigma Pi Beta chapter grew from a coeducational academic society called the Indiana Club. The chapter resided on Kirkwood, Third Street and Sixth Street before moving to 1430 North Jordan in the 1970's.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1757382/LARGE” alt=”Sigma Pi members at formal dinner in 1948.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0046914</p>

<h3>1925</h3>

<h4>Delta Chi- ΔΧ</h4>

<p>Delta Chi was founded nationally at Cornell University on October 13, 1890 as a society for law students. The Indiana chapter of Delta Chi was started from Phi Beta Pi, a medical fraternity, after all medical students at IU were moved to Indianapolis. Delta Chi has lived in homes on the Jordan Quadrangle, North Jordan and now Third Street.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1081543/LARGE” alt=”Delta Chi pledges in front of their house in 1946.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0034488</p>

<h3>1926</h3>

<h4>Alpha Delta Pi-ΑΔΠ</h4>

<p>Alpha Delta Pi was founded nationally at Wesleyan College on May 15, 1851. After moving into the old SAE house on East Third Street ADPi surrendered their charter in 1952 due to declining membership. In 1985 they regained their charter and moved into the Ashton residence hall. In 1994 Alpha Delta Pi moved into their new house at the very end of the North Jordan Avenue extension.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1088895/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Delta Pi members in 1946. ”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0034886</p>

<h3>November 3 1928</h3>

<h4>Pi Lambda Phi-ΠΛΦ</h4>

<p>Pi Lambda Phi was founded nationally at Yale University on March 21, 1895. Pi Lambda Phi was founded to combat anti-semitism and was very progressive in its policies, encouraging democracy and non-sectarianism. The chapter was closed in 1959 but recolonized in the fall of 2014.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1129598/LARGE” alt=”Pi Lambda Phi members in 1943.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0036171</p>

<h3>June 6 1931</h3>

<h4>Sigma Phi Epsilon-ΣΦΕ</h4>

<p>Sigma Phi Epsilon was founded at Richmond College on November 1, 1901. The Indiana chapter was the only fraternity chartered at Indiana University during the Depression. The chapter closed down in 1938 after 7 brief years of existence before coming back in 1947. Thanks to pursuit of high standards for members the chapter quickly rose to prominence. The chapter resides at 815 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1734647/LARGE” alt=”Sigma Phi Epsilon members in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0044490</p>

<h3>April 20 1940</h3>

<h4>Sigma Delta Tau- ΣΔΤ</h4>

<p>Sigma Delta Tau was founded at Cornell University on March 25, 1917. SDT was founded as a sorority for Jewish women and grew quickly. Sigma Delta Tau at Indiana University has produced three national presidents of Sigma Delta Tau. The chapter resides at 1410 North Jordan Avenue and is currently undergoing renovations.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1387081/LARGE” alt=”Sigma Delta Tau members in 1944.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0040583</p>

<h3>March 21 1926</h3>

<h4>Alpha Phi- ΑΦ</h4>

<p>Alpha Phi was founded at Syracuse University on September 18, 1872. The chapter focuses on strengthening relationships with each other and the community while following values of leadership, scholarship, loyalty, and character development. Alpha Phi resides on East Third Street and has been in continuous existence since its founding.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1766049/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Phi members in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0047560</p>

<h3>March 13 1946</h3>

<h4>Alpha Xi Delta-ΑΞΔ</h4>

<p>Alpha Xi Delta was founded at Lombard College on April 17, 1893. The Indiana University chapter took over the defunct Phi Omega Pi sorority's house on Third Street. The chapter closed in the 1960s and returned in 1987 in a new house at 1818 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:2299427/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Xi Delta house in 1960.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0069684</p>

<h3>1946</h3>

<h4>Delta Phi Epsilon-ΔΦΕ</h4>

<p>Delta Phi Epsilon was founded nationally at New York University Law School on March 17, 1917. The chapter was originally founded as a society for Jewish women and initiated 67 women before closing in 1952 due to insufficient membership. The sorority recolonized in the spring of 2014.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1080719/LARGE” alt=”Delta Phi Epsilon members in 1946.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0034333</p>

<h3>1947</h3>

<h4>Alpha Gamma Delta-ΑΓΔ</h4>

<p>Alpha Gamma Delta was founded at Syracuse University on May 30, 1904. The chapter has been in continuous existence since its founding at Indiana University. Alpha Gamma Delta has resided at 1314 North Jordan since 1964 and recently underwent significant renovations.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1772659/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Gamma Delta charter members in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0048721</p>

<h3>September 11 1947</h3>

<h4>Alpha Phi Alpha-ΑΦΑ</h4>

<p>Alpha Phi Alpha was founded nationally at Cornell University on December 4, 1906. The Indiana University chapter is the third NPHC chapter at IU and the second fraternity making up the organization. The chapter was founded by seven men and was the first fraternity nationally founded for African-American men.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:2252064/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Phi Alpha Little 500 team in 1954.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0066981</p>

<h3>October 20 1947</h3>

<h4>Omega Psi Phi-ΩΨΦ</h4>

<p>Omega Psi Phi was founded nationally at Howard University on November 17, 1911. The NPHC fraternity was the fourth chapter to join the governing body. The predominantly African-American Zeta Epsilon chapter was suspended in 2013. </p>

<img src=”https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2805/33055785982_4ed74a39cf_b.jpg” alt=”Omega Psi Phi members.”/>

<p>National Website</p>

<h3>November 8 1947</h3>

<h4>Delta Sigma Theta-ΔΣΘ</h4>

<p>Delta Sigma Theta was founded nationally at Howard University on January 13, 1913. The chapter was the second NPHC sorority founded at Indiana University. The chapter has had remarkable success over the years of its existence and produces many campus leaders.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1735810/LARGE” alt=”Delta Sigma Theta members in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0044758</p>

<h3>November 9 1947</h3>

<h4>Pi Kappa Phi-ΠΚΦ</h4>

<p>Pi Kappa Phi was founded nationally at the College of Charleston on December 10, 1904. The chapter struggled in its early years with low membership and dismissed members in 1966 due to hazing. In 1986 their charter was removed before being restored in 1987. The chapter moved from Ashton Hall to 1415 North Jordan to their current location at 1720 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1732234/LARGE” alt=”Pi Kappa Phi members in 1947.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0044307</p>

<h3>1947</h3>

<h4>Zeta Beta Tau-ZBT</h4>

<p>Zeta Beta Tau was founded nationally at the City College of New York on December 29, 1898. Although mainly made up of Jewish men nationwide, the fraternity is nonsectarian. In the 1970s the chapter was forced to relocate several times. In October 1984 an arsonist set the chapter house at Eighth Street on fire, killing a pledge. In 1988 the chapter built on North Jordan where they still live today. </p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1739221/LARGE” alt=”Zeta Beta Tau members in 1948.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0045627</p>

<h3>1948</h3>

<h4>Pi Kappa Alpha-ΠΚΑ</h4>

<p>Pi Kappa Alpha was founded nationally at the University of Virginia on March 1, 1868. The Indiana University chapter was founded in 1948 but withdrew its charter in 1954. After recolonizing, the chapter grew in size but remains unhoused to this day.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1810906/LARGE” alt=”Pi Kappa Alpha members in 1973.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0051289</p>

<h3>1949</h3>

<h4>Phi Sigma Kappa-ΦΣΚ</h4>

<p>Phi Sigma Kappa was founded nationally at Massachusetts Agricultural College on March 15, 1873. The Sigma Triton chapter was shut down in 1972 but returned in 1994. Since 1994 the chapter has moved all over campus, living in the Phi Delta Theta house at 1215 North Jordan, the Acacia house at 702 Third Street and their current house at 1400 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:700366/LARGE” alt=”Phi Sigma Kappa members preparing for Little 500 in 1951.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0023343.</p>

<h3>May 18 1949</h3>

<h4>Phi Kappa Tau-ΦΚΤ</h4>

<p>Phi Kappa Tau was founded nationally at Miami University on March 17, 1906. Its Beta Lambda chapter at IU was organized from the Garnet Club. The chapter experienced immediate success and grew into the largest post-war chapter. However, this success was short lived and the chapter closed in 1993. PKT came back to campus in 2003 but remains unhoused.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1753854/LARGE” alt=”Phi Kappa Tau members in 1949.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0046305</p>

<h3>April 16 1950</h3>

<h4>Tau Kappa Epsilon-TKE</h4>

<p>Tau Kappa Epsilon was founded at Illinois Wesleyan University on January 10, 1899. The chapter has relocated frequently, never finding a solid foothold. The chapter just recently found housing at 1640 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:701117/LARGE” alt=”Tau Kappa Epsilon members in 1964.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0024094</p>

<h3>November 16 1957</h3>

<h4>Gamma Phi Beta-ΓΦΒ</h4>

<p>Gamma Phi Beta was founded at Syracuse University on November 11, 1874. The sorority was the first organization to officially use the term sorority, as a Syracuse classicist coined the term when Gamma Phi Beta was founded. Thanks to alumni support and its longstanding tradition, Gamma Phi Beta got off to a very strong start. The chapter has lived in its house at 1305 North Jordan Avenue throughout its time at Indiana University.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:2299425/LARGE” alt=”Gamma Phi Beta house in 1960.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0069682</p>

<h3>October 11 1958</h3>

<h4>Alpha Epsilon Phi-ΑΕΦ</h4>

<p>Alpha Epsilon Phi was founded at Barnard College on October 24, 1909. The chapter benefited from increasing enrollment at Indiana University and increasing interest in Greek life at the time around its inception. The chapter grew quickly and established itself at 1110 North Jordan Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:702070/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Epsilon Phi members in 1967.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0025047</p>

<h3>1958</h3>

<h4>Alpha Epsilon Pi-ΑΕΠ</h4>

<p>Alpha Epsilon Pi was founded at New York University on November 7, 1913. The chapter moved around during its first years of existence before settling at 1412 North Jordan Avenue in 1967. Once housed, the chapter advanced rapidly and fared better than rivals Sigma Alpha Mu and Zeta Beta Tau in the 1970s. The chapter was closed in 2008 but reopened in 2010.</p>

<img src=”http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:2307439/LARGE” alt=”Alpha Epsilon Pi members after winning the 1985 Little 500.”/>

<p>Indiana University Archives P0070762</p>

<h3>October 18 1971</h3>

<h4>Sigma Gamma Rho-ΣΓΡ</h4>

<p>Sigma Gamma Rho was founded at Butler University on November 12, 1922. The Epsilon Chi chapter joined the NPHC in 1971 when eight women petitioned the national sorority and were granted a charter. The national sorority has 100,000 members and 500 chapters worldwide.</p>

<img src=”https://i.pinimg.com/736x/95/fe/64/95fe64095ab9bd6a051c9841336ac0f9--sigma-gamma-rho-class-of-.jpg” alt=”Sigma Gamma Rho members.”/>

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<h3>January 3 1972</h3>

<h4>Phi Beta Sigma-ΦΒΣ</h4>

<p>Phi Beta Sigma was founded at Howard University on January 9, 1914. Since its founding in 1972 the NPHC chapter has experienced growth and increased campus involvement. The fraternity has national philanthropic partnerships with the American Cancer Society and the March of Dime's Association. The fraternity's primary values are brotherhood, service and scholarship.</p>

<img src=”https://images.collegiatelink.net/clink/images/f6703b45-547b-43a7-9f73-a8048bf3e3f4f045a00a-a08f-4601-b540-a33890a66603.png?preset=large-h” alt=”Phi Beta Sigma members in 2017.”/>

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<h3>April 23 1973</h3>

<h4>Zeta Phi Beta-ΖΦΒ</h4>

<p>Zeta Phi Beta was founded nationally at Howard University on January 16, 1920. The Delta Epsilon chapter was founded in 1973 and has enjoyed continuous existence since its inception. The national sorority was the first to charter a chapter in Africa. The NPHC sorority's main values include Scholarship, Service, Sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood.</p>

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<h3>March 7 1989</h3>

<h4>Sigma Lambda Beta-ΣΛΒ</h4>

<p>Sigma Lambda Beta was founded at the University of Iowa on March 7, 1986. The Indiana University Theta chapter was the first MCGC chapter founded for Latino men. The chapter's main values include brotherhood, scholarship, cultural awareness and community service. Sigma Lambda Beta is the largest national Latino-based fraternity. Unfortunately, like many MCGC and NPHC chapters, they remain unhoused. </p>

<img src=”https://slbiaa.weebly.com/uploads/8/1/5/6/81566008/published/indianafounders1.jpg?1497412063” alt=”Indiana University members in the 1990’s.”>

<p>Sigma Lambda Beta Alumni Association</p>

<h3>April 13 1991</h3>

<h4>Alpha Sigma Alpha-ΑΣΑ</h4>

<p>Alpha Sigma Alpha was founded nationally at Virginia State Female Normal School on November 15th, 1901. The PHA chapter initially lived in Ashton residence hall before being closed in 1994 due to low membership. The chapter was recolonized in 2013.</p>

<img src=”https://images.collegiatelink.net/clink/images/b518864c-2e51-4ea4-95fa-c6d0084fa00072da7891-d09d-43f8-b85f-9a63310b9b4d.png?preset=large-h” alt=”Alpha Sigma Alpha members in 2015.”/>

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<h3>April 17 1991</h3>

<h4>Gamma Phi Omega-ΓΦΩ</h4>

<p>Gamma Phi Omega was founded nationally at Indiana University on April 17, 1991, becoming the first Latina sorority at IU. The Indiana University chapter is focused on uniting and empowering women through sisterhood. The sorority's national philanthropy is the American Diabetes Association. The core values of the organization are Academic Excellence, Community Service, Cultural Awareness, and Sisterhood.</p>

<img src=”https://images.collegiatelink.net/clink/images/de59b5a2-6e20-40e4-a276-9d45e874347ebb98b36f-2487-4ac9-a02d-8bbe0b1289fd.jpg?preset=large-h” alt=”Gamma Phi Omega members in front of their letters.”/>

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<h3>November 19 1995</h3>

<h4>Iota Phi Theta-ΙΦΘ</h4>

<p>Iota Phi Theta was founded by 12 men at Morgan State University on September 19, 1963 during the Civil Rights movement. Early members were often non-traditional students who were older than their peers, active in the military and working full-time. The IU chapter was founded in 1995 under the umbrella of the NPHC organization. The fraternity currenty has 70,000 members and 300 chapters nationwide.</p>

<img src=”https://www.watchtheyard.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/iota-phi-theta-ball-state.jpg” alt=”Iota Phi Theta members.”/>

<p>Indiana Archives-Watch the Yard</p>

<h3>April 17 1997</h3>

<h4>Kappa Gamma Delta-ΚΓΔ</h4>

<p>Kappa Gamma Delta was nationally founded at Indiana University on April 17, 1997. Founders Christine Hsu and Ellen Wu were unhappy with available Greek life offerings and desired a more accommodating sorority. The IU MCGC sorority chapter was the first Asian interest Alpha chapter in the Midwest. The chapter's goal is to bridge activism and academics through sisterhood. </p>

<img src=”https://images.collegiatelink.net/clink/images/6207f25f-4913-4ced-9b29-e74ecaf46d57a6700c85-5d47-4900-8e79-7087d41885b8.png?preset=large-h” alt=”Kappa Gamma Delta members in 2016.”/>

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<h3>April 27 1997</h3>

<h4>Sigma Lambda Gamma-ΣΛΑ</h4>

<p>Sigma Lambda Gamma was founded at the University of Iowa on April 9, 1990. The IU chapter was founded just a few years later in 1997. The MCGC sorority is primarily made up of Latina women but does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic. The sorority aims to empower women through its five core principles of Academics, Community Service, Cultural Awareness, Morals & Ethics, and Social Interaction.</p>

<img src=”https://www.flickr.com/photos/55946717@N02/5178753805/in/photostream/” alt=”Sigma Lambda Gamma members fundraising.”/>

<p>flickr.</p>

<h3>September 1 1999</h3>

<h4>Lambda Alpha Phi-ΦΛΑ</h4>

<p>Lambda Alpha Phi was founded at the University of California Berkeley in 1919. The IU chapter of the MCGC fraternity is mainly for Asian students. The chapter's aim is to thrive together and break common cultural stereotypes by promoting awareness, diversity and inclusion. The chapter went extinct briefly in 2001 but recolonized in 2004.</p>

<img src=”https://images.collegiatelink.net/clink/images/1efba9e4-c72f-4fd2-ae32-d9ddad02f4d629bfb885-6578-43af-88b0-b5228f23c321.png?preset=large-h” alt=”Lambda Alpha Phi members in 2015.”/>

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<h3>2000</h3>

<h4>Beta Sigma Psi-ΒΣΨ</h4>

<p>Beta Sigma Psi was founded at the University of Illinois on April 17, 1925. The Christian organization focuses on Leadership, Brotherhood, and Academics. After being shut down in 2002 the fraternity returned in 2010 and resides at 310 North Park Avenue.</p>

<img src=”http://s3.amazonaws.com/media.ids/35586_0000-be816568922p.jpg” alt=”Beta Sigma Psi Little 500 riders.”/>

<p>IDS</p>

<h3>2001</h3>

<h4>Delta Kappa Epsilon-ΔΚΕ</h4>

<p>Delta Kappa Epsilon was founded at Yale University in 1844 and is one of the most prestigious fraternities nationwide. The mission of the IFC fraternity is to develop men with a social consciousness and a commitment to think and act for the greater good. The fraternity is currently unhoused.</p>

<img src=”http://s3.amazonaws.com/legacyapps_bucket/websiteapp/images/1144/slideshow/522094101524082031860102184697830807977863n.jpg” alt=”Delta Kappa Epsilon members in 2013.”/>

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<h3>April 22 2002</h3>

<h4>Phi Kappa Sigma-ΦΚΣ</h4>

<p>Phi Kappa Sigma, or "Skulls" as they are known, was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on October 19, 1850. The Delta Pi chapter at Indiana University is focused on excellence in academics and community service. They work with Habitat for Humanity and the Leukemia and Lymphoma society, their national philanthropy. The chapter has resided at the current Sigma Phi Epsilon house and Phi Sigma Kappa house but is currently unhoused.</p>

<img src=”http://s3.amazonaws.com/media.ids/7480_P_7914p.jpeg” alt=”Phi Kappa Sigma when they lived in the Sigma Phi Epsilon house.”/>

<p>IDS</p>

<h3>April 26 2003</h3>

<h4>Lambda Upsilon Lambda-ΛΥΛ</h4>

<p>Lambda Upsilon Lambda was founded at Cornell University on February 19, 1982. This MCGC fraternity is a fraternal service organization for Latino men, also known as La Unidad Latina. The organization aims to unite men in brotherhood to serve the Latino community. Lambda Upsilon Lambda is present at 75 undergraduate schools and 14 graduate schools. </p>

<img src=”https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DIBB4aeWsAARj6p.jpg” alt=”Lambda Upsilon Lambda members at La Casa's annual dinner in 2017.”/>

<p>Twitter</p>

<h3>May 3 2004</h3>

<h4>Theta Nu Xi-ΘΝΞ</h4>

<p>Theta Nu Xi was founded at the University of North Carolina on April 11, 1997. The initial founder was biracial and conflicted between joining a historically Caucasian or a historically African-American chapter. She went on to found Theta Nu Xi on the principle of inclusiveness for all. The sorority remains committed to its founding principles and welcomes members of all backgrounds. </p>

<img src=”http://static.wixstatic.com/media/9e81c8_1ceedcc4c5574f779c221862a10cb448.png/v1/fill/w_487,h_294,al_c,usm_0.66_1.00_0.01/9e81c8_1ceedcc4c5574f779c221862a10cb448.png” alt=”Theta Nu Xi Indiana chapter founders.”/>

<p>National Website</p>

<h3>April 2 2006</h3>

<h4>Sigma Lambda Upsilon-ΣΛΥ</h4>

<p>Sigma Lambda Upsilon was founded at Binghamton University on December 1, 1987. The MCGC sorority was initially founded to serve as a voice for women in an academic setting and provide sisterhood and unconditional support. The main ideals of the organization, also known as Senoritas Latinas Unidas, are Sisterhood, Academic Excellence, Leadership, Community Service, and Campus & Cultural Enrichment.</p>

<img src=”https://images.collegiatelink.net/clink/images/ec97a999-393d-4982-9485-6a577b1ed8101458a577-8210-4f7f-83b2-327e3254cedb.png?preset=large-h” alt=”Sigma Lambda Upsilon members in front of Showalter Fountain.”/>

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<h3>May 29 2010</h3>

<h4>Sigma Beta Rho-ΣΒΡ</h4>

<p>Sigma Beta Rho was founded at the University of Pennsylvania on August 16, 1996. The IU chapter was founded as a MCGC chapter but moved to IFC in 2014. The fraternity focuses on society, brotherhood and remembrance above all else. </p>

<img src=”http://neusigrho.com/media/website/northeastern/chapter-photo.jpg” alt=”Sigma Beta Rho members.”/>

<p>National Website</p>

<h3>March 6 2011</h3>

<h4>Chi Delta Phi-XΔΦ</h4>

<p>Chi Delta Phi was founded at Indiana University on March 6, 2011. The chapter is the first and only Lutheran based sorority on campus. The sisterhood focuses on faith, fellowship, philanthropy, strong character development and moral standing. Its members are heavily involved on campus and with academics.</p>

<img src=”https://images.collegiatelink.net/clink/images/1cee7232-8bea-4a39-bd1c-ad3c9c291f01068b0a63-4f3f-445d-9a47-bb4195514c55.png?preset=large-h” alt=”Chi Delta Phi members with their letters in 2015.”/>

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<h3>January 1 2012</h3>

<h4>Sigma Phi Beta-ΣΦΒ</h4>

<p>Sigma Phi Beta was founded at Arizona State University on September 28, 2003. The IFC fraternity is LQBTQ+ friendly and promotes equality and respect. The chapter strives for integrity and professionalism while upholding high standards of scholarship and excellence. Nationally the fraternity has nearly 300,000 total members and 700 chapters.</p>

<img src=”https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BtB1Wk2IAAAdByb.jpg:large” alt=”Sigma Phi Beta members at the national conference in 2009.”/>

<p>Twitter</p>

<h3>January 31 2015</h3>

<h4>Delta Sigma Phi-ΔΣΦ</h4>

<p>Delta Sigma Phi was founded at the City College of New York on December 10, 1899. the IFC fraternity aims to recruit and build young men with potential, who strive to be better men and lead better lives. The fraternity's motto is: Better Men. Better Lives. Nationwide the fraternity has 120,000 members and over 100 chapters. </p>

<img src=”https://pbs.twimg.com/media/C9PVxnxXkAA3g0-.jpg” alt=”Indiana University Delta Sigma Phis in front of the IU Auditorium in 2012.”>

<p>Twitter</p>

<h3>April 12 2015</h3>

<h4>Sigma Sigma Rho-ΣΣΡ</h4>

<p>Sigma Sigma Rho was founded at St. John's University on December 10, 1998. The MCGC sorority provides service to the South Asian community while empowering their members. Nationally, the sorority was the first of its kind on the East Coast. The organization's goals include providing a meaningful and worthwhile academic and social experience for all engaged in college. </p>

<img src=”https://images.collegiatelink.net/clink/images/c3509b1d-9a3e-4d6e-9b3c-49da4597ad62421e0db6-1011-4856-855a-1ea7716fdfe6.png?preset=large-h” alt=”Sigma Sigma Rho members with their letters in 2016.”>

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