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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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KAPPA’S POSITION STATEMENTS


Academic Excellence 

Kappa Kappa Gamma recognizes the value in striving for intellectual excellence and pursuing opportunities for self-growth. 

Each chapter is encouraged to foster scholastic excellence, actively support its members who encounter academic challenges and provide an environment conducive to academic success for all members.

Alcohol-Free Chapter Facilities

All Kappa Kappa Gamma chapter facilities are alcohol free.

Kappa Kappa Gamma supports alcohol-free chapter facilities. The Fraternity believes in the highest quality collegiate experience, and alcohol-free chapter facilities are more conducive to scholastic excellence and individual and chapter well-being. 

Alcohol Use

Alcohol is not permitted in or on any part of the chapter property. 

Kappa-sponsored or co-sponsored events are limited to members and guests and must be in compliance with Kappa’s risk management procedures. 

Chapter funds may not be used to purchase alcohol, and the sale of alcohol by any member representing the chapter is prohibited. 

Members may be subject to dismissal or other disciplinary action for the illegal use or misuse of alcohol.  

Conduct

Kappa Kappa Gamma is a private organization whose members join voluntarily and agree to uphold the governing documents of the Fraternity.  

Members of Kappa Kappa Gamma have the responsibility to adhere to the standards of the Fraternity. Members may be subject to dismissal or other disciplinary action if they do not adhere to the standards of conduct expected by the Fraternity.

Hazing

Hazing is prohibited. Any member who participates in or permits hazing is subject to dismissal or other disciplinary action. 

Human Dignity

Kappa Kappa Gamma recognizes the value of each individual and expects its members to promote integrity, respect and regard for others, and appreciation for the worth of all individuals.

Kappa Kappa Gamma values diversity and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, disability, age,  gender identity, sexual orientation or other class protected by state, local or federal law. Members, undergraduates and alumnae, are encouraged to promote and demonstrate an understanding of diversity, both on the college campus and in the world community.

Membership Selection

Kappa Kappa Gamma is a single-gender organization comprised of women and individuals who identify as women whose governing documents do not discriminate in membership selection except by requiring good scholarship and ethical character. All chapters are expected to adhere to these documents. Kappa Kappa Gamma continues to seek members who:

• Will further the mission and purpose of the Fraternity.
• Have achieved academic success.
• Have demonstrated good character.
• Will enrich the life of the group through shared congeniality.
• Are responsible citizens and contributing members of their communities.

Each chapter of Kappa Kappa Gamma has the final choice of its own members.

Single Gender Organizations

Kappa Kappa Gamma is a private, nonprofit organization founded in 1870 for women. The single gender nature of our organization is essential to the mission and purpose of Kappa Kappa Gamma and its chapters and alumnae associations. The right to limit membership in the Fraternity to women is protected by the U.S. Constitution. 

The single gender nature of Greek social organizations is also recognized by an exemption under the Educational Amendments to Title IX.

Substance Abuse

The use, sale, purchase or possession of any drugs or other controlled substance in violation of local, state or federal law is prohibited.  Members not adhering to this statement may be subject to disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.

Violence

Kappa Kappa Gamma does not tolerate violence in any form including, but not limited to, sexual violence, dating and domestic violence, physical violence, mental abuse, emotional abuse or bullying. 

Members of Kappa Kappa Gamma are encouraged to provide survivors of violent acts with a supportive and empowering environment. Any member of Kappa Kappa Gamma who is a perpetrator of an act of violence is subject to dismissal or other disciplinary action.

 

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