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Kappa Alpha Theta
619 University Pl
Evanston, IL 60201-3816
September 29, 1887
Tau Nikê Response
Tau Chapter was established in 1887 at Northwestern University. Early chapter members worked at the University Settlement House in Chicago, helping European immigrants adjust to American culture, and also helped welcome all women’s fraternity members attending the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
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Tau 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.
  • 2016 Silver Kite Award
  • 2014 Silver Kite Award
  • 2014 Lissa L. Bradford Award for Panhellenic Excellence awarded to Northwestern Panhellenic
  • 2012 Bronze Kite Award
  • 2010 Bronze Kite Award
  • 2006 Improvement in Financial Operations $300,000+
  • 1998 Most Improved Scholarship Award
  • 1982 Golden Kite Award
  • 1980 Pledge Program Award
  • 1980 Golden Kite Award
  • 1980 Alumnae Cooperation Award
  • 1978 Golden Kite Award
  • 1978 Efficiency Award with House
  • 1974 Panhellenic Award
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Fraternity Officers

Listed in alphabetical order are members from your chapter who have served in selected fraternity-level officer positions.
  • Adolf, Jane
    • Educational Leadership Consultant
      1978 - 1979
  • Beeder, Jane
    • Alumnae District President
      1983 - 1984
  • Brandriff, Mary
    • District President
      1947 - 1952
    • GC Secretary
      1952 - 1956
    • Grand Council Member at Large
      1952 - 1962
    • GC Third VP
      1956 - 1958
    • Fraternity Vice-President Alumnae
      1958 - 1962
    • Centennial Comm. Chairman
      1970 - 1971
  • Gould, Leonora
    • Fraternity Archivist
      1899 - 1903
  • Grasett, Jeanette
    • District Officer
      1925 - 1927
    • Grand Council Member at Large
      1926 - 1936
    • Fraternity Vice-President Finance & Facilities
      1926 - 1936
    • Fraternity President
      1936 - 1938
    • Special Officer
      1948 - 1954
  • Hall, Eva
    • Grand Council Member at Large
      1907 - 1913
    • District Officer
      1907 - 1915
    • Special Officer
      1910 - 1913
  • Hanft, Virginia
    • Special Officer
      1976 - 1977
  • Haviland, Marjorie
    • District Officer
      1918 - 1919
    • Grand Council Member at Large
      1919 - 1922
  • Herrick, Genevieve
    • District Officer
      1919 - 1922
  • Kruse, Mary
    • Alumnae District President
      1979 - 1981
  • Liu, Amanda
    • Finance District Director
      2002 - 2005


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