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Tau Beta Sigma Historical Timeline

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1964
1965
Gamma Nu Chapter installed at Arlington State College
Gamma Nu Chapter installed at Arlington State College

The Gamma Nu chapter (#85) was installed at the Arlington State College on March 28, 1965. Kappa Kappa Psi Grand Secretary / Treasurer James A. Jacobsen served as the installing officer. Charter members include: M. Jerrianne (Campbell) Young, Ann Lee Clark, Jean Carolyn Crist, Karen Sue Garner, Karen Sue (Harper)…
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Gamma Xi Chapter installed at Arkansas State College
Gamma Xi Chapter installed at Arkansas State College

The Gamma Xi chapter (#86) was installed at Arkansas State College on May 14, 1965. Charter members include: Paula Bell, Elizabeth Rae Bickford, Martha Clarice Bolin, Barbara Burcham, Sarah Elizabeth Carter, Allison D. Denman, Carol Anne Gaultney, Sharon Gill, Patricia Jane Glover, Patricia Allene Huntley, Ruth Loberg, Carolyn (Lusk) Fleeman,…
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11th National Convention held at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN

The 11th Biennial Convention of Tau Beta Sigma was held at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. The following members were elected to the National Council and Board of Trustees and served until August 31, 1967: National President: Mary Lu Brooks (Upsilon) National 1st Vice President: Patsy Hejl (Beta Gamma) National…
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1966
Gamma Omicron Chapter installed at Southern State College
Gamma Omicron Chapter installed at Southern State College

The Gamma Omicron chapter (#87) was installed at Southern State College (now Southern Arkansas University) on February 12, 1966. Kappa Kappa Psi Grant Secretary / Treasurer Richard Worthington served as the installing officer, and the Psi Chapter served as the installing chapter. Charter members include: Bonnie (Cupples) Chamberlain, Mary Alice…
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Lambda Chapter re-installed at the University of Michigan
Lambda Chapter re-installed at the University of Michigan

The Lambda Chapter (#11) was re-installed at the University of Michigan on 4/18/1966. Charter Members Include: Kathleen Aylesworth, Susan Branner, Laurelynne Harris, Charlene Colegrove, Alice Glasso, Jeannine Horton, Kay Klinger, Lynne Mattson, Linda Morton, Almeter Reinhackel, Pamela Sabol, Louise Sarkisian, Honorary Member Joan Horine.

Gamma Pi Chapter installed at Ferris State College
Gamma Pi Chapter installed at Ferris State College

The Gamma Pi Chapter (#88) was installed at Ferris State College on May 22nd, 1966. Kappa Kappa Psi Grand President, Thomas Tyra, was the installing officer. The Alpha Xi Chapter at Bowling Green State University, and Lambda Chapter at the University of Michigan served as the Advising Chapters. Charter Members…
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Beta Alpha Chapter re-installed at Sul Ross State College

The Beta Alpha chapter (#49) was re-installed at Sul Ross State University on October 10, 1966. Charlotte Hillyer served as installing officer. Charter members include: Ellen Boyd, Mrs. Lloyd Cook, Bette Eastham, Susan Gill, Linda Harber, Sharon Skipworth, Jeanette Self, Elsie Summers, and Mary Thompson.

1967
Gamma Rho Chapter installed at Eastern Michigan University
Gamma Rho Chapter installed at Eastern Michigan University

The Gamma Rho Chapter (#089) was installed at Eastern Michigan University on May 12th, 1967. National Executive Secretary, Robert Rubin, served as the installing officer. The Lambda Chapter at the University of Michigan was the Advising Chapter. Charter Members Include: Christine Cutler, Miriam Diamond, Jo Ette Dyson, Carol Fisher, Breanda…
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Gamma Tau Chapter installed at State College of Arkansas
Gamma Tau Chapter installed at State College of Arkansas

The Gamma Tau chapter (#91) was installed at State College of Arkansas (now University of Central Arkansas) on February 17, 1967. Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma National Executive Secretary Robert Robin served as the installing officer, and the Psi Chapter served as the installing chapter. Charter members include:…
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Gamma Sigma Chapter installed at Little Rock University
Gamma Sigma Chapter installed at Little Rock University

The Gamma Sigma chapter (#90) was installed at Little Rock University (now University of Arkansas at Little Rock) on February 17, 1967. Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma National Executive Secretary Robert Robin served as the installing officer, and the Psi Chapter served as the installing chapter. Charter members…
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Beta Beta Chapter re-installed at New Mexico State University
Beta Beta Chapter re-installed at New Mexico State University

The Beta Beta chapter (#50) was re-installed at New Mexico State University on May 7, 1967. Charlotte Hillyer served as installing officer. Charter members include: Heather Anderson, Rebecca Atkinson, Susan Bailey, Margaret Cordova, Margie Grisham, Karen Reents, Donna Ross, Mary Schettler, Kathy Walcher, Linda Zickefoose, and Mrs. J. D. Folsom.

12th National Convention held at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX

The 12th Biennial Convention of Tau Beta Sigma was held at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX. The following members were elected to the National Council and Board of Trustees and served until July 1, 1969: National President: Patsy Hejl (Beta Gamma) National 1st Vice President: Ladine Housholder (Omega)…
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1968
Mu Chapter re-installed at University of Denver
Mu Chapter re-installed at University of Denver

The Mu Chapter (#12) was re-installed at the University of Denver on April 13, 1968. Past National President Josephine Walker served as the installing officer. Charter members include: Mary Louise Bingham, Priscilla Bowman, Diana Marian Brown, Mary R. Fries, Kathy Lynn Knoblock, Clara Lee Lane, Karen Lindstrom, Marilyn Lee Morse,…
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Gamma Upsilon Chapter installed at Western State College of Colorado
Gamma Upsilon Chapter installed at Western State College of Colorado

The Gamma Upsilon Chapter (#92) was installed at Western State College of Colorado on April 20th, 1968. Charter Members Include: Catherine Ashbaugh, Linda Pavey, Carole Brown, Patricia Keck, Joy Morgan, Barbara Ohlsen, Patricia Pemberton, Catherine Perrino, Diane Poolman, Patricia Huff, Nancy Smith, Helen Susi Jean Sassaman, Shannon Turman, Lois Shoening,…
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Fire at National Headquarters
Fire at National Headquarters

From the Nov 1968 issue of the Podium Thursday, July 11th at 12: 10 p.m. the Fraternity and Sorority suffered a severe interruption in its normal services. Shortly after the Office Staff had left for lunch, the air-conditioner in our outer office short-circuited and exploded, creating a blast of intense…
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Gamma Phi Chapter installed at Southwestern State College
Gamma Phi Chapter installed at Southwestern State College

The Gamma Phi chapter (#93) was installed at Southwestern State College on September 29, 1968. Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma National Executive Secretary Robert Robin served as the installing officer, and the Alpha Chapter served as the installing chapter. Charter members include: Celeste Lucille Bailey, Patty Joan Brumfield,…
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Gamma Chi Chapter installed at Mansfield State College
Gamma Chi Chapter installed at Mansfield State College

The Gamma Chi chapter (#94) was installed at Mansfield State College on October 6, 1968. Charter members include: Janet Fetter, Judith Fetter, Margaret Harvey, Barbara Hazzard, Mary Liguori, Mary Scholl, Natalie Seng, Patti Shedden, and Joette Suszko.

1969
Gamma Psi Chapter installed at Northeastern State College
Gamma Psi Chapter installed at Northeastern State College

The Gamma Psi chapter (#94) was installed at Northeastern Oklahoma State University on February 23, 1969. Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma National Executive Secretary Robert Robin served as the installing officer, and the Alpha Chapter served as the installing chapter. Charter members include: Letitia Cole, Gail Ann Karpuk,…
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Gamma Omega Chapter installed at the University of Pittsburgh
Gamma Omega Chapter installed at the University of Pittsburgh

The Gamma Omega chapter (#96) was installed at the University of Pittsburgh on April 19. 1969. National 1st Vice President Ladine Housholder served as the installing officer and the Alpha Delta chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: Janice Baker, Arlene Barron, Andrea Kantor, Sharon Kotovsky, Mary…
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Delta Beta Chapter installed at West Virginia University
Delta Beta Chapter installed at West Virginia University

The Delta Beta chapter (#98) was installed at West Virginia University on April 20, 1969. National 1st Vice President Ladine Housholder served as the installing officer and the Alpha Delta chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: JoAnn Buckley, Micaeleen Davis, Larri Bondaldson, Gail Eror, Janet Hall,…
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Delta Gamma Chapter installed at Oregon College of Education
Delta Gamma Chapter installed at Oregon College of Education

The Delta Gamma Chapter (#99) was installed at Oregon College of Education on April 26, 1969. Dr. David Wallace, Oregon College of Education Director of Bands, was the installing officer. The Omicron Chapter at the University of Utah was the advising chapter. Charter members include Karen Phay, Phyllis Barker, Alesanne…
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Delta Alpha Chapter installed at Langston University
Delta Alpha Chapter installed at Langston University

The Delta Alpha chapter (#97) was installed at Langston University on May 4, 1969. Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma National Executive Secretary Robert Robin’s wife, Susan (Smith) Rubin, served as the installing officer, and the Alpha Chapter served as the installing chapter. Charter members include: Lonzetta Burton, Carmen…
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Dedication of Tau Beta Sigma national monument

TBS Monument Unveiled by Kelia Allen from the Nov 1969 issue of the Podium Last spring the culmination of more than two years of work was witnessed. On May 10, 1969, a monument dedicating the founding of TBS at Texas Technological College was unveiled at the college at Lubbock, Texas.…
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Delta Delta Chapter installed at the University of Massachusetts
Delta Delta Chapter installed at the University of Massachusetts

The Delta Delta chapter (#100) was installed at the University of Massachusetts on May 16, 1969. 1st National Vice President Ladine Housholder served as the installing officer and the Gamma Kappa chapter performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: Diane DeBenedetto, Nancy Deneault, Kathleen Dwyer, Susan Fougstedt, Terrillyn…
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