The History of Fraternities and Sororities at EIU

This page is the kickoff to an on-going project to provide information about the fraternities and sororities at Eastern Illinois University.

 

Eastablishing Dates of Chapters at EIU

 

NIC Fraternities

1930        Phi Sigma Epsilon, Delta Chapter

1941        Sigma Tau Gamma, Alpha Alpha Chapter (closed in 1990)

1947        Sigma Pi

1952        Tau Kappa Epsilon

1957        Alpha Kappa Lambda, Rho Chapter (closed in 1979)

1962        Delta Sigma Phi (closed in 2008)

1964        Pi Kappa Alpha

1966        Beta Sigma Psi (closed in 1984)

1967        Delta Chi (re-colonized in 2009)

1971        Sigma Chi

1972        Acacia (closed in 1977)

1977        Lambda Chi Alpha

1981        Delta Tau Delta

1985        Phi Sigma Kappa, Epsilon Delta Chapter (created due to National merger with Phi Sigma Epsilon, closed in 1986)

1985        Sigma Nu

1991        Sigma Phi Epsilon

1991        Kappa Delta Rho (closed in 1996)

1992        Phi Delta Theta (closed in 1999)

2002        Phi Kappa Theta

2008        Alpha Tau Omega

2008        Beta Theta Pi (colony)

2009        Sigma Alpha Epsilon

2010        Chi Phi (colony)

 

NPHC Fraternities & Sororities

1968        Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

1971        Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

1971        Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.

1972        Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

1975        Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

1975        Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

1975        Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

                Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

1986        Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. (closed in 1994)

 


NPC Sororities

1942        Sigma Sigma Sigma

               Delta Sigma Epsilon

1949        Delta Zeta

1956        Sigma Kappa

1961        Alpha Gamma Delta

1964        Kappa Delta (closed in 1984, re-chartered in 1997)

1969        Alpha Sigma Alpha

1972        Alpha Omicron Pi (closed in 1974)

1976        Alpha Phi

1982        Alpha Sigma Tau

1985        Phi Sigma Sigma (closed in 1997)

2005        Delta Delta Delta

 

Others

1995        Beta Phi Pi Fraternity, Inc. (African-American, closed in 2002)

1999        Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity, Inc. (Latino, no records after 2000)

2001        Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Latina, closed in 2005)

                Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority, Inc. (Latina)

                Phi Rho Eta Fraternity, Inc. (African-American, Regional)