Kappa Kappa Gamma

Indiana University


The History of Our Chapter

Kappa Kappa Gamma has a rich history that began in October 1870 by 6 women, Mary Louise Bennet, Hanna Jeannette Boyd, Mary Moore Stewart, Anna Elizabeth Willits, Martha Louisa Stevenson, and Susan Burley Walker, at Monmouth College in Illinois.

The History of Our Organization

In 1875, Kappa Kappa Gamma was founded on Indiana University’s campus, and has had a respected presence since. They continue to embody leadership, philanthropy, scholarship, and sisterhood over 135 years later. The Delta chapter, while 4th founded, is the oldest continuously active Kappa chapter.

Our Symbols

The colors of Kappa Kappa Gamma are dark blue and light blue. Their main symbol is a Key, as is their publication. They also are represented by a Fleur-de-Lis, and an Owl.


The role of women has changed since their founding in 1870. Today Kappa Kappa Gamma daughters, sisters and girlfriends have the right to pursue their dreams and can empower others to do the same. It is the mission of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation to enhance the lives of Kappa women, and therefore their communities, by providing funds for educational programs, scholarships, financial aid and the preservation of Kappa heritage within the context of women’s history.