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Quick Facts

Kappa Alpha Theta is the first Greek letter society organized for women, by women. It was founded in 1870 at Indiana Asbury University (now DePauw University) and has since maintained a long tradition of excellence. The Zeta Eta chapter at Wofford College was chartered in 1989 and is one of more than 128 collegiate chapters in the United States and Canada.

Kappa Alpha Theta founding date: January 27, 1870 at DePauw University

Zeta Eta Chapter founding date: February 11, 1989

Colors: Black and Gold

Flower: Black and gold pansy

Symbols: Kite and Twin Stars

Fraternity Purpose
The intellectual ambition of the Fraternity shall be the attainment of highest scholarship. The social aim of the Fraternity shall be to exercise the widest influence for good. The moral aim of the Fraternity shall be the standard of love.

Mission Statement
Yesterday, today, and tomorrow, Kappa Alpha Theta exists to nurture each member throughout her college and alumnae experience and to offer a lifelong opportunity for social, intellectual and moral growth as she meets the higher and broader demands of mature life.