About Us

About Kappa Delta

Kappa Delta Sorority was founded in 1897 at State Female Normal School, now Longwood University, in Farmville, Va. The thought that 125 years ago four young women could just sit down and create a sisterhood as enduring as Kappa Delta sometimes defies understanding, but that's exactly what they did.

Today, Kappa Delta is an impressive nationwide organization that reaches far beyond the local chapter. We have more than 300,000 initiated members, 168 active collegiate chapters across the country and over 200 alumnae chapters across the country. Led by an elected National Council, hundreds of national volunteers and a professional staff numbering over 50, we have a network of sisters and friends around the world who come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

Together, Kappa Deltas impact the lives of members and those in need around the world. Contributions to the Kappa Delta Foundation from alumnae, collegians and friends of Kappa Delta enable the sorority to further its philanthropic efforts, providing support for the sorority’s national philanthropies, numerous local community outreach programs, as well as scholarships and educational opportunities for members.

We have chosen to become Kappa Deltas because we believe that, in some way, all of us can be better together than each of us can be alone. That is the strength of Kappa Delta.

Learn more about Kappa Delta Sorority and the Kappa Delta Foundation by visiting the national organization’s website.

Our Vision

Kappa Delta Sorority provides experiences that build confidence in women and inspire them to action through the power of lifelong friendship.

Our Mission

Kappa Delta Sorority is a national organization for women committed to: encouraging members to live with integrity and honor in the bonds of lifelong friendship; building confidence in members to excel in college and throughout their lives; inspiring members to be active leaders, responsible citizens and engaged members of the community; and providing opportunities and experiences that foster personal and professional growth for a lifetime.

Our Values

  • Friendship & Loyalty
  • Personal Integrity
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Selfless Service
  • Colors: olive green and pearl white
  • Jewels: diamond, emerald, pearl
  • Symbols & Mascots: white rose, nautilus shell, dagger and teddy bear

About Zeta Epsilon

Zeta Epsilon was founded on The University of Kansas' campus in 1990. Since then our chapter has been involved both in the community and on campus to promote the ideals and organizations we hold close to our hearts. We promote confidence amongst the campus, work hands-on with the girl scouts, and raise money each year through our semi-annual events for PCAA and KCSL. We are able to promote these ideals outside of our chapter and help our community because of our strong leadership and sisterhood we have within our chapter.