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Kappa Alpha Theta
441 N. Woodlawn Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47408-3932
May 18, 1870
Beta Nikê Response
In May of 1870, Bettie Locke traveled to Bloomington, Indiana, to establish Theta's second chapter at Indiana University. Two years later, Beta Chapter hosted the first Kappa Alpha Theta Convention. In 1877, Beta created the Fraternity's first songbook. Beta also developed the chapter chain concept, a significant part of Fraternity ritual since 1899.
Beta Notable Thetas Show All
Theta's notables from your chapter. Click an individual for further information.
Beta Grand Convention Awards
Theta has been presenting awards to college chapters at Grand Convention since 1917. Award categories have changed frequently. The following listing includes only those who finished first.
  • 2010 Bronze Kite Award
  • 2008 Silver Kite Award
  • 1998 Excellence in Finance Award, with a facility
  • 1996 Ritual Appreciation Award with a House
  • 1988 Pledge Program Award
  • 1984 Golden Kite Award
  • 1984 College Panhellenic Award
  • 1982 Golden Kite Award
  • 1980 Golden Kite Award
  • 1978 Highest Scholarship Award
  • 1978 Golden Kite Award
  • 1976 Scholarship Award - highest
  • 1976 Efficiency Award with House
  • 1954 Magazine Award
  • 1950 Scholarship Award - highest
  • 1948 Scholarship Award - highest
Beta Historical Documents from the Archives
Click to view a variety of historical documents about your chapter.
Chapter Heritage

Select a report that summarizes the content found on your specific chapter page. You can choose a complete report that includes all attached documents or a summary report with images.


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The content provided on this page is from the Kappa Alpha Theta archives. If you have additional information to share or have questions, please contact archives@kappaalphatheta.org.

National Officers

Listed in alphabetical order are members from your chapter who have served in selected Theta national officer positions.
  • Bandera, Emily
    • Foundation Trustee
      2010 - 2011
  • Caesar, Ann
    • Educational Leadership Consultant
      1990 - 1991
  • Cochran, Gloria
    • Foundation Trustee
      2016 -
  • Cotton, Sarah
    • Grand Council Member at Large
      1907 - 1909
    • District Officer
      1907 - 1909
    • District Officer
      1913 - 1915
  • Cubberly, Helen
    • Fraternity Archivist
      1913 - 1919
  • Distler, Lee-Anne
    • District Officer
      1979 - 1980
  • Ficklin, Leslie
    • Educational Leadership Consultant
      2003 - 2005
    • Panhellenic District Director
      2007 - 2007
    • Education District Director
      2007 - 2008
  • Fleming, Delene
    • College District President
      1985 - 1986
  • Frazier, Jane
    • Alumnae District Officer
      2000 - 2001 (CalifNo)
  • Fulton, Emma
    • Grand Council Member at Large
      1905 - 1907
    • District Officer
      1905 - 1906
  • Gilbert, Juliet
    • Grand Council Member at Large
      1897 - 1899
    • District Officer
      1898 - 1899


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