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    • Kappa joins NCSU Greek-letter community

      Kappa Kappa Gamma is pleased to announce its newest chapter, Eta Chi Chapter, located on the campus of North Carolina State University!

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        • Kappa's UConn Chapter

          Kappa works with university officials to investigate alleged hazing incident.

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        • Disaster Relief for Recent Tornadoes

          Emergency assistance is available to Kappa's in their time of need.

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        • University's Sanctions at Kappa's UConn Chapter

          Kappa is disappointed with the University's decision to ban its chapter from campus for four years.

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        • Loyalty Award Recipient Announced in Houston

          Linda Price Patton, Oklahoma State, is Kappa’s 2014 Loyalty Award recipient.

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        • Kappa's 2014-2016 Fraternity Council

          Proudly introducing our 2014–2016 Fraternity Council elected at the 70th Biennial General Convention in Houston, Texas.

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        • Kappa Recognized as RIF's Donor of the Month

          After ten years of partnership, Kappa and RIF have achieved so much!

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        • Loyalty Award Recipient Announced

          Kappa Kappa Gamma today announced the 2012 Loyalty Award recipient.

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        • Disaster Relief

          Kappa Kappa Gamma’s hearts are with our members and our NPC friends, living in the northeast who may be affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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        • Kappa Celebrates a Quarter of a Million Members

          Kappa reached a membership milestone over the weekend when 30 chapters conducted initiation, bringing the total number of initiated members to more than 250,000!

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        • Kappas Come Together in Time of Tragedy

          Kappa Kappa Gamma is accepting condolence cards, letters and notes of support so that we may pass them along to the Kappa families affected by the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, Dec. 14.

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        • The New Brand of Kappa Kappa Gamma

          Kappa Kappa Gamma unveiled a new brand identity at Convention 2012. Kappa’s new brand identity signifies our organization’s commitment to continue to move onward and upward.

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        • Kappa Installs Its 139th Collegiate Chapter!

          Kappa Kappa Gamma today announced the official installation of its 139th collegiate chapter, located at California Polytechnic State University, in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

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        • Expansion Continues for Kappa Kappa Gamma

          Kappa Kappa Gamma, one of the largest fraternities for women, is growing again. Wichita State University has invited Kappa to be its next National Panhellenic Conference partner on campus.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Will Suspend Its Chapter at the University of California, Irvine in June 2013

          It is with great sadness that Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity announces it will suspend operations of Zeta Eta Chapter at the University of California,Irvine, in June 2013.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Is Now 140 Chapters Strong

          It is with great excitement that Kappa Kappa Gamma announces the installation of its 140th collegiate chapter at Chapman University in Orange, Calif.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Suspends Its Chapter at Rollins College

          It is with regret that the Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity Council has voted to suspend the operations, effective immediately, of Delta Epsilon Chapter at Rollins College in Winter Park, Fla.

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        • (Updated) Rose McGill Aid and the Oklahoma Tornadoes

          With the tragedies in Oklahoma, Kappa Kappa Gamma stands ready to help our sisters affected. Our thoughts and hearts are with our members and our NPC friends, living in Oklahoma who may have been affected by the devastating tornadoes.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Continues to Grow

          Kappa Kappa Gamma, one of the largest fraternities for women, is preparing for another new collegiate chapter at Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Ill.

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        • The Fraternity Changes to a Regional Meeting Format for 2015

          Kappa's governing body, Fraternity Council, has recently voted to conduct province business in a regional meeting format for 2015.

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        • University of Alabama Recruitment

          Kappa is aware of the Membership Recruitment issues at the University of Alabama. Leadership has been in close communication with our chapter there to ensure our members are following all university and Fraternity policies and procedures.

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        • Eta Tau Chapter Installed in the Georgetown Community

          Kappa Kappa Gamma today announced its official installation of its 139th active chapter, Eta Tau, located in the Georgetown community in Washington, D.C.

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        • Disaster Relief after Midwest Tornadoes

          Scores of tornadoes that came through the Midwest over the weekend have left homes leveled and many without power. Kappa Kappa Gamma knows our sisters need help now more than ever.

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        • The Kappa Foundation Announces New Executive Director

          The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Beth Burkes as its new Executive Director.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Establishes Two New Chapters

          Kappa welcomes two new chapters to the sisterhood at Wichita State University and Elmhurst College.

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        • The Stewart House Museum Achieves National Standards of Excellence

          Kappa's Stewart House Museum has completed the Museum Assessment Program.

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        • Kappa Kappa Gamma Will Pause Chapter Operations at the University of Miami in May 2015

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        • Update on Delta Kappa Chapter

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        • Alumnae Achievement Award Nominations Now Open

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        • Beta Nu Chapter Suspended

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        • NPC NEWS: Position Statement Against Sexual Assault

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        • Disaster Relief After Severe Flooding in South Carolina

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        • NPC News: National Panhellenic Conference Legislative Agenda

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        • Kappa's 2016-2018 Fraternity Council

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        • Kappa's 2014-2016 Alumnae Association and Chapter Awards

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        • A letter from Kappa Kappa Gamma's leadership

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        • Disaster Relief for California and Louisiana

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        • Kappa joins NCSU Greek-letter community

          Kappa Kappa Gamma is pleased to announce its newest chapter, Eta Chi Chapter, located on the campus of North Carolina State University!

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      • Founders Day

        In 1870, six exceptional women at Monmouth College in Illinois made the first step on their journey to impact the world.

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The Kappa Foundation Announces New Executive Director


COLUMBUS, Ohio (Nov. 20, 2013) —The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation Board of Trustees is pleased to announce Beth Burkes as its new Executive Director.

Beth brings the Kappa Foundation more than 14 years of experience in the nonprofit management arena. Most recently she has consulted to the Tocqueville Society of the United Way of Greater Kansas City where she was known among her peers as being creative in her management style and skilled in positioning an organization to achieve operational excellence.

A certified fundraising executive, Beth’s experience includes serving as Vice President of Major Gifts and Planned Giving for the United Way of Kansas City, Vice President for Advancement for the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and as Executive Director of the United Way of Chatham County in Pittsboro, N.C.

“Beth’s innovative leadership and fundraising success will help the Foundation continue to move forward in its mission to enhance the lives of Kappa women and their communities,” said Kay Tennison, Foundation President.

As a member of Delta Delta Delta, Beth, has a passion and appreciation for Greek organizations and understands the working relationships between fraternities and foundations.

“I am thrilled to begin working with the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation,” said Burkes. “The Foundation’s commitment to investing in women by preserving Kappa’s history, awarding scholarships, enabling educational programming and providing financial aid is remarkable. I am proud to join their team.”

Beth completed her undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in health and sports medicine. She went on to earn a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Health Administration from Pfeiffer University. Beth also served as a national board member for the Delta Delta Delta Foundation from 2006–2011. She currently volunteers for Tri Delta as a local alumnae board member and Panhellenic representative.

Beth will be based in Columbus, Ohio, at the Kappa Foundation’s headquarters and will report to the Foundation Board of Trustees.

For more on the Kappa Foundation, its history and the program areas it supports, visit www.kappa.org/foundation.

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