Installed Chapters Theta Psi Chapter, Dartmouth College (New Hampshire) In the summer of 1997, Alpha Xi Delta began at Dartmouth when the local sorority, Delta Pi Omega, chose to affiliate with a national women’s fraternity. On February 21, 1998, the Theta Psi Chapter was installed, making it Alpha Xi Delta’s 191st chapter.
Iota Eta Chapter, University of Texas – El Paso The Iota Eta Chapter found its roots in the local sorority Delta Epsilon Beta that was known for its strong leadership and campus involvement. The chapter was officially installed on April 26, 2003.
Theta Omega Chapter, New Mexico State University On May 2, 1998, the Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta was installed, making it the sixth women’s organization to join NMSU’s Greek community. Past National President Kim Starr was the keynote speaker during the ceremonies, and more than 16 Alpha Xi Delta chapters were represented at the installation ceremony.
Iota Theta Chapter, Southern Polytechnic State University (Georgia) The Iota Theta Chapter was the sixth National Panhellenic Conference organization to join Southern Poly’s campus when it was installed on April 3, 2004. The chapter became dormant in 2015 when Southern Polytechnic State University merged with Kennesaw State University.
Iota Alpha Chapter, George Mason University (Virginia) An inspiring group of women became founding members of the Iota Alpha Chapter of Alpha Xi Delta on November 14, 1998. Past National President Kim Starr presided over the installation ceremonies that were attended by the Northern Virginia Alumnae Association, several local and national volunteers and chapters from the University of Delaware, Towson University and the University of Toledo.
Iota Iota Chapter, Greensboro College (North Carolina) The Iota Iota Chapter became Alpha Xi Delta’s seventh chapter in North Carolina when it was installed on December 4, 2004. Past National President Jane Sutton presided over the installation ceremonies along with Fraternity volunteers, staff and collegiate members from the Theta Nu Chapter at Elon University.
Iota Beta Chapter, California State University, Stanislaus Alpha Xi Delta became the second NPC organization on CSUS’s campus when it installed the Iota Beta Chapter on November 21, 1998. The Sisters celebrated their installation with more than 100 friends, family, guests and alumnae at the Brookside Country Club in Stockton, California. Iota Gamma Chapter, Rockhurst University (Missouri) The Iota Gamma Chapter was installed on April 17, 1999 at Rockhurst University. As a new chapter, the Kansas City alumnae quickly became involved to help the chapter have a strong foundation. Sadly, the chapter became dormant in 2001. Iota Delta Chapter, University of Central Oklahoma More than 130 friends, family members, guests and alumnae gathered on May 1, 1999 to welcome the Iota Delta Chapter into our Sisterhood. Alpha Xi Delta became the fourth NPC organization at the University of Central Oklahoma and quickly began making a name for themselves on its campus by taking second place in Greek Week in the chapter’s first year. Iota Epsilon Chapter, University of Nevada-Las Vegas Of the 25 collegiate initiates of the Iota Epsilon Chapter, 17 were members of a local sorority who wanted to affiliate with a national sorority. Their desires were met when Alpha Xi Delta installed the Iota Epsilon Chapter on May 8, 1999, making it the fifth NPC organization on its campus. The strong image and reputation of the local sorority helped to establish the new chapter’s presence on campus, and it was welcomed with open arms by the other NPC groups. Iota Zeta Chapter, Wingate University (North Carolina) The Iota Zeta Chapter at Wingate University was installed on September 14, 2002. Past National President Jane Sutton presided over the installation ceremonies. Collegians and alumnae from 12 chapters were represented during the installation celebration. In its first year, the chapter held the highest grade point average among the Panhellenic groups on campus.
Iota Kappa Chapter, Idaho State University Alpha Xi Delta became the second national fraternity on Idaho State University’s campus when it installed the Iota Kappa Chapter on February 26, 2005. Iota Lambda Chapter, St. Norbert College (Wisconsin) In fall 2004, Alpha Xi Delta was invited to absorb the local sorority Alpha Sigma Chi on St. Norbert’s campus. The chapter was installed on February 27, 2005. Iota Mu Chapter, Lycoming College (Pennsylvania) Nearly 60 members and guests attended the installation banquet of the Iota Mu Chapter when it was installed on April 17, 2005. During its installation weekend, the chapter added a philanthropic focus by participating in a walk for the Multiple Sclerosis Society in nearby Montoursville, Pennsylvania, in honor of a Sister’s mother who passed away in December 2004 from MS. Iota Nu Chapter, Monmouth University (New Jersey) In 2004, a group of women on Monmouth’s campus persuaded the Monmouth Panhellenic Council and administration that a new sorority was needed on its campus. In 2005, Alpha Xi Delta was chosen as the new sorority, and began recruiting new members who would be the founding members of the Iota Nu Chapter. The chapter was installed on April 22, 2007, with Past National President Debbie Fenwick Maas presiding over the installation ceremonies. Iota Xi Chapter, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Massachusetts) Fifteen women at Worcester Polytechnic Institute formed a group known as “The New Sorority Interest Group” and worked with the campus Panhellenic Council to extend the Greek Community. When it was approved to add a new group, Alpha Xi Delta was chosen and recruitment began. On October 6, 2007, 66 initiates gathered at the Crown Plaza and were officially installed as Alpha Xi Delta Sisters.
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Look back at the past 125 years of Alpha Xi Delta through photos and chapter histories.