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1956
06/01/1956

Gamma Rho chapter installed at New Mexico Highlands University

Gamma Rho chapter installed at New Mexico Highlands University

The Gamma Rho chapter (#89) at New Mexico Highlands University was installed June 1, 1956 with William E. Rhoades serving as the installing officer. The Gamma Iota chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Gamma Rho chapter include: Edward Lujan, LeRoy Newman, Cirpriano Gonzalez, Cip Sena,..Read More

10/31/1956

Gamma Omicron chapter installed at Otterbein College

Gamma Omicron chapter installed at Otterbein College

The Gamma Omicron chapter (#87) at Otterbein College was installed January 31, 1956 with District VII Governor Jack Evans serving as the installing officer. The Eta chapter from The Ohio State University performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Gamma Omicron chapter include: Bruce Bryce; Robert Westrich;..Read More

1957
02/09/1957

Gamma Sigma chapter installed at Texas Christian University

Gamma Sigma chapter installed at Texas Christian University

The Gamma Sigma chapter (#90) at Texas Christian University was installed February 9, 1957 with Grand President Donald I. Moore serving as the installing officer. The Beta Alpha chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Gamma Sigma chapter include: James Brezik; John Carson; Ruben Fechner, Jr.;..Read More

04/06/1957

Gamma Tau chapter installed at Lycoming College

Gamma Tau chapter installed at Lycoming College

The Gamma Tau chapter (#91) at Lycoming College was installed April 6, 1957 with District Governor C. Kenneth Anderson serving as the installing officer. The Alpha Phi chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Gamma Tau chapter include: Charles Davis; Norman Yearick, Jr.; William Darrow; Max..Read More

05/01/1957

Gamma Phi chapter installed at Stephen F. Austin State College

Gamma Phi chapter installed at Stephen F. Austin State College

The Gamma Phi chapter (#93) at Stephen F. Austin State College was installed May 1, 1957 with Past National President Charles Wiley serving as the installing officer. The Gamma Zeta chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Gamma Phi chapter include: Lee Jones; Troy Lilly; Robert..Read More

05/04/1957

Gamma Psi chapter installed at the College of William and Mary

Gamma Psi chapter installed at the College of William and Mary

The Gamma Psi chapter (#95) at the College of William and Mary was installed May 4, 1957 with District XI Governor W. Eldridge Lowe serving as the installing officer. The Beta Chi chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Gamma Psi chapter include: Richard Peake; Robert..Read More

05/17/1957

Gamma Chi chapter installed at Mississippi Southern College

Gamma Chi chapter installed at Mississippi Southern College

The Gamma Chi chapter (#94) at Mississippi Southern College was installed May 17, 1957 with L. Bruce Jones serving as the installing officer. The Beta Gamma chapter from LSU performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Gamma Chi chapter include: James Brewer; James Crawford; Robert Dowdy; Jerry..Read More

05/19/1957

Gamma Upsilon chapter installed at Ohio Wesleyan University

The Gamma Upsilon chapter (#92) at Ohio Wesleyan University was installed May 19, 1957 with District VII Governor Jack Evans serving as the installing officer. The Gamma Omicron chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Gamma Upsilon chapter include: Robert Mohr; Hugh Bicksler; Charles Board; Thomas..Read More

05/19/1957

Delta Alpha chapter installed at Langston University

Delta Alpha chapter installed at Langston University

The Delta Alpha chapter (#97) at Langston University was installed May 19, 1957 with Past National President Max Mitchell serving as the installing officer. The Alpha chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Alpha chapter include: Maurice Crossland, Willie Baker, Melvin Doren, Orvil Gilyard, Maurice..Read More

05/22/1957

Gamma Omega chapter installed at Texas Southern University

Gamma Omega chapter installed at Texas Southern University

The Gamma Omega chapter (#96) at Texas Southern University was installed May 22, 1957 with Grand President Donald I. Moore serving as the installing officer. The Beta Sigma chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Gamma Omega chapter include: Herbert Moore; Norman Broussard; Ulon Chandler; Richard..Read More

08/24/1957

19th Biennial Convention Held

The 19th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT. from August 20-24. The following members were elected to the Grand Council & Board of Trustees on August 24, 1957 and served until August 22, 1959: Grand President: Ronald D...Read More

08/24/1957

William A. Scroggs Leadership Trophy established

William A. Scroggs Leadership Trophy established

The William A. Scroggs Leadership Trophy was established at the 1957 National Convention to be presented by Founder William A. Scroggs to the chapter selected by the National Council.  The first award was presented at the 1957 National Convention.

11/17/1957

Delta Beta chapter installed at Baldwin-Wallace College

Delta Beta chapter installed at Baldwin-Wallace College

The Delta Beta chapter (#98) at Baldwin-Wallace College was installed November 17, 1957 with Arthur Best serving as the installing officer. The Beta Psi chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Beta chapter include: Eugene Sharick; James Bair; Richard Cherba; Clair Christy; Richard Frank; David..Read More

1958
02/14/1958

Psi chapter re-installed at the University of California, Los Angeles

The Psi chapter (#23) at the University of California, Los Angeles was re-installed February 14, 1958 with the Phi chapter serving as the installing chapter. Charter members of the Psi chapter include: Freeman James, Jr.; Richard Parker; Ernest Bramblett; James Boucher; Gilbert Bishop; Harold Andrews; Wayne Galleher; Charles Kirk; Richard..Read More

03/09/1958

Delta Gamma chapter installed at Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy

Delta Gamma chapter installed at Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy

The Delta Gamma chapter (#99) at Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy was installed March 9, 1958 with Dr. Richard Worthington serving as the installing officer. The Lambda chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Gamma chapter include: James Robbins; Donald Burlace; Stephen Cowden; Edward..Read More

03/14/1958

Delta Delta chapter installed at Arkansas Polytechnic College

Delta Delta chapter installed at Arkansas Polytechnic College

The Delta Delta chapter (#100) at Arkansas Polytechnic College was installed March 14, 1958 at the District VI convention with District VI Governor James Jacobsen serving as the installing officer. The 1st Degree of the Ritual was performed by the Alpha chapter, 2nd Degree of the Ritual was performed by..Read More

04/27/1958

Alpha Lambda chapter re-installed at the University of Denver

Alpha Lambda chapter re-installed at the University of Denver

The Alpha Lambda chapter (#35) at the University of Denver was re-installed April 27, 1958. Charter members of the Alpha Lambda chapter include: Ralph Strouf, Delwin Befus, Mike McCartney, Glen Clark, William Mitchell, and Steve Watson.

05/06/1958

Delta Epsilon chapter installed at Howard College

Delta Epsilon chapter installed at Howard College

The Delta Epsilon chapter (#101) at Howard College was installed May 6, 1958 with District VIII Governor Dr. Raymond Mannoni serving as the installing officer. The Gamma Chi chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Epsilon chapter include: Julius Blankenship; Paul Barefield; Richard Barnett; William..Read More

1959
03/18/1959

Delta Zeta chapter installed at Cornell University

Delta Zeta chapter installed at Cornell University

The Delta Zeta chapter (#102) at Cornell University was installed March 18, 1959 with Executive Secretary A. Frank Martin serving as the installing officer. The Gamma Epsilon chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Zeta chapter include: Peter Palmer; Robert Neuman; Richard Spiro; Charles Ballou;..Read More

04/12/1959

Delta Eta chapter installed at Kansas State College of Pittsburg

Delta Eta chapter installed at Kansas State College of Pittsburg

The Delta Eta chapter (#103) at Kansas State College of Pittsburg was installed April 12, 1959 with District V Governor James Kerr serving as the installing officer. The Beta Tau chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Eta chapter include: Jan Seifert; John Harrington; Ralph..Read More

04/19/1959

Beta Beta chapter re-installed at the University of Mississippi

Beta Beta chapter re-installed at the University of Mississippi

The Beta Beta chapter (#50) at the University of Mississippi was re-installed April 19, 1959. Charter members of the Beta Beta chapter include: Lyle Babcock; Aubrey Godwin; Charles Grove; Jerry Guneter; Billy Harp; Hubert Huddleston, Jr.; Robert Martin; Samuel O’Neal, Jr.; Don Saunders; and William Tomlinson.

05/02/1959

Delta Theta chapter installed at Jacksonville University

Delta Theta chapter installed at Jacksonville University

The Delta Theta chapter (#104) at Jacksonville University was installed May 2, 1959 with District IX Governor Reid Poole serving as the installing officer. The Alpha Eta chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Theta chapter include: Jerry Sapp; James Bowe; Sherman Armstrong; Walter Bond,..Read More

08/22/1959

20th Biennial Convention Held

The 20th Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL. The following members were elected to the Grand Council & Board of Trustees and served until August 25, 1961: Grand President: Manley R. Whitcomb (Eta/ Gamma Nu) Grand 1st Vice President: Floren C...Read More

08/22/1959

KKΨ Lapel Pin adopted

The KKΨ lapel pin was adopted as an official alternative to the COFA.

1960
02/03/1960

Alpha Alpha chapter re-installed at the University of Nevada

Alpha Alpha chapter re-installed at the University of Nevada

The Alpha Alpha (#25) chapter at the University of Nevada was re-installed February 3, 1960, with Dr. John L. Carrico serving as the installing officer. The charter members of the Alpha Alpha chapter include: John Carrico; John Bria, Jr.; Jack Damron; Robert Hawkins; Jerald Merrill; Thomas Osborn; Gary Tachoires; James..Read More

05/26/1960

Delta Iota chapter installed at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Delta Iota chapter installed at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

The Delta Iota chapter (#105) at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University was installed May 26, 1960 with Grand President Manley Whitcomb serving as the installing officer. The Gamma Nu chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Iota chapter include: Robert James; Charles Buggs; Wallace Clark;..Read More

06/22/1960

Sigma chapter re-installed at Ohio Northern University

Sigma chapter re-installed at Ohio Northern University

The Sigma chapter (#18) at Ohio Northern University was re-installed June 22, 1960. Charter members of the Sigma chapter include: Charles Hill; Alfred Haga; Merle Smith; Gary Brown; Timothy Cole; Larry Coppess; Robert Garner, Jr.; William Harr, Jr.; Michael Thompson; and J. Philip Zack.

1961
05/24/1961

Delta Kappa chapter installed at South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts

Delta Kappa chapter installed at South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts

The Delta Kappa chapter (#106) at South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts was installed May 24, 1961 with District IV Governor William A. Euren serving as the installing officer. The Alpha Mu chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Kappa chapter include:..Read More

08/25/1961

21st Biennial Convention Held

The 21st Biennial Convention of Kappa Kappa Psi was held at Wichita State University in Wichita, KS. The following members were elected to the Grand Council & Board of Trustees and served until August 30, 1963: Grand President: Floren C. Thompson (Beta Lambda) Grand 1st Vice President: Jack K. Lee..Read More

08/25/1961

Delta Lambda chapter installed at Eastern Washington State College

Delta Lambda chapter installed at Eastern Washington State College

The Delta Lambda chapter (#107) at Eastern Washington State College was installed August 25, 1961 at the 21st Biennial Convention with Grand President Manley Whitcomb serving as the installing officer. The Omega chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members of the Delta Lambda chapter include: Jerry Burroughs, Melvin..Read More