Delta Kappa

College or University

University of Tennessee-Knoxville


1730 Melrose Place, Knoxville, Tennessee


Founding Date


Field secretary F. Harrison "Buzz" Green recruited a nucleus of eight men during the week of September 22, 1968. A month later, nineteen men participated in the formal beginning of the colony.

Thirty colony members signed the Delta Kappa charter in the Heritage Room of the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center. National President Thomas L. Stennis, II, and acting Executive Director William D. Jenkins were joined in the festivities by board of governors members Robert B. Bernhard, Cornell '59, Philip W. Hyatt, Auburn '54, and Joseph A. Setaro, Southern Mississippi '56.

Delta Kappa president Gary Pack accepted the newly signed charter at the installation banquet in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Stennis challenged the new Delta Kappa men to make their chapter something they would be proud of as alumni. The chapter’s winter formal dance followed the banquet.

Current Status


Awards and Distinctions


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