Delta Kappa Phi is a national fraternity organized in 1899 and incorporated in 1905. It is the oldest textile fraternity in America. The overall purpose of the fraternity is the promotion and encouragement of a fraternal relationship among its members; the furtherance of social enjoyment among its members; and the advancement of the interests of its members in acquiring a thorough education in engineering, the sciences or the liberal arts.

Delta Kappa Phi Fraternity of America, Inc. held its 56th National Convention at Beta Chapter, 9 Mount Hope Street, Lowell, Massachusetts on April 15, 2018 convening a 1:00 pm. With twenty active and alumni brothers present, the six official National Convention delegates unanimously elected a state officers to assume the positions of Supreme Consul [president], Supreme Pro Consul [Vice president], Supreme Annotator [secretary], Supreme Custodian [treasurer] and two Trustees pursuant to prescribed process in the Delta Kappa Phi Fraternity of America, Inc. Constitution.

The purpose of our fraternity is to take particular pride in supporting students to achieve success in their studies and reaching out to the local community as a service organization. The National Council will continually strive to advance the aims and interests of it's brothers by exposing them to the rewards of participating in various charitable works, engaging in a wide variety of activities and athletics, as well as providing social options for students.

Especially for the active brothers, the National Council encourages achieving high scholastic success and strong personal ideals. The National Council encourages participation in all school activities including clubs, government, athletic and others. We truly believe in well-rounded character development. The Brotherhood ideals, both social and professional, form lifelong bonds.

The following information identifies the history of the National Fraternity:

Chapter   Founding College/University   Address   Installed   Active/Disbanded   Members
 
Alpha   Philadelphia Textile School   Philadelphia, PA   1899   Inactive circa 1969   888
Beta   Lowell Textile School   Lowell, MA   1902   Active   1632
Gamma   Rhode Island School of Design   Providence, RI   1917   Inactive prior to 1926   10
Delta   New Bedford Textile School   New Bedford, MA   1917   Disbanded 1998   1083
Kappa   North Carolina State College   Raleigh, NC   1948   Inactive circa 2012   974
Theta   Georgia Institute of Technology   Atlanta, GA   1949   Disbanded 1971   303

College/University Chronology

Current Web Site: http://www.philau.edu
 Philadelphia University (1999-today)
 Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science (1961-1999)
 Philadelphia Textile Institute (1942-1961)
 Philadelphia Textile School (1894-1942)

Current Web Site:https://www.uml.edu/
 University of Massachusetts Lowell (1991-today)
 University of Lowell (1976-1991)
 Lowell Technological Institute (1953-1975)
 Lowell Textile Institute (1929-1953)
 Lowell Textile School (1895-1929)

Current Web Site: http://www.risd.edu/
 Rhode Island School of Design (1877-today)

Current Web Site: http://www.umassd.edu/
 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (1991-today)
 Southeastern Massachusetts University (1969-1991)
 Southeastern Massachusetts Technological Institute (1964-1969)
 New Bedford Institute of Textiles and Technology (1957-1964)
 New Bedford Textile Institute (1946-1957)
 New Bedford Textile School (1899-1946)

Current Web Site: https://www.ncsu.edu/
 North Carolina State University (1962-today)
 North Carolina State College (1956-1962)
 University of North Carolina (1931-1956)
 North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (1918-1931)
 North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1887-1918)

http://www.gatech.edu/
 Georgia Institute of Technology (1948-today)
 Georgia School of Technology (1885-1948)

Please direct any comments, questions or suggestions to the Supreme Consul via email at: SupremeConsul@deltakappaphifraternity.com

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