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Kappa Delta to Reestablish Chapter at Texas Christian University

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 11, 2022 – Kappa Delta Sorority will reestablish its Gamma Zeta Chapter at Texas Christian University located in Fort Worth, Texas, in fall 2023. Kappa Delta will join twelve other National Panhellenic Conference sororities on campus: Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Phi Mu, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Kappa and Zeta Tau Alpha. TCU has 43 fraternities and sororities on campus, and more than 50% of undergraduate women are involved in Panhellenic sororities.   

“TCU is a world-class, values-centered university, and we are thrilled to bring Kappa Delta back to its campus. The horned frog community is thriving, and we can’t wait to be a part of it next year and for many years to come,” said National Vice President-Membership Courtney Hicks Dickey, who leads Kappa Delta’s extension efforts.  

Kappa Delta’s Gamma Zeta Chapter was originally founded at Texas Christian University in 1955 and was one of the first eight national sororities on the TCU campus. The chapter has been dormant since 1993. The timing of the reestablishment presents an even more exciting opportunity for Kappa Delta, as the Gamma Zeta Chapter will be returning to Fort Worth exactly 30 years after its departure. 

“We congratulate and welcome back Kappa Delta to our Horned Frog campus community!  Kappa Delta will complement our other 11 thriving Panhellenic Chapters in providing scholarship, leadership and philanthropic opportunities for students desiring to develop their skills and relationships through chapter affiliation,” says Kathryn Cavins Tull Vice Chancellor of TCU. “We look forward to developing an exceptional partnership with Kappa Delta and share its sentiment that it feels like Kappa Delta is returning home to TCU.”

Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University is a private comprehensive university with a mission to educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community through research and creative activities, scholarship, service and programs of teaching and learning offered through the doctoral level. With more than 10,000 undergraduate students from 50 states and 76 nations in its nine academic schools, TCU ranks 89 in the 2022-2023 Best National University Rankings by U.S. News & World Report 

For additional information or to assist with the new chapter, contact Kirstin Barry, senior advancement officer at Kappa Delta National Headquarters, at kirstin.barry@kappadelta.orgcreate new email or 901-746-3641. Kappa Delta alumnae members interested in joining the chapter advisory board, who have not already completed an application, are encouraged to apply here 

 

Kappa Delta Sorority, headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., is a national organization for women with more than 290,000 members, 168 active collegiate chapters and more than 220 active alumnae chapters nationwide. Kappa Delta is active in a number of philanthropic endeavors, including the prevention of child abuse and confidence-building programming with Girl Scouts of the USA. For more information, visit www.kappadelta.org.