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Tau Beta Sigma Historical Timeline

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1969
July 1, 1969

13th National Convention held at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK

13th National Convention held at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK

The 13th Biennial Convention of Tau Beta Sigma was held at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK. The following members were elected to the National Council and Board of Trustees and served until August 27, 1971: National President: Ladine B. Housholder (Omega) National 1st Vice President: Dolores Roscello (Alpha Omega)..Read More

December 5, 1969

Delta Epsilon Chapter installed at Miami University

Delta Epsilon Chapter installed at Miami University

The Delta Epsilon Chapter (#101) was installed at Miami University of Ohio on December 5th, 1969. Ms. Ladine Householder served as the installing officer. The Theta Chapter at the University of Cincinnati was the Advising Chapter. Charter Members include: Marilyn DeWein, Barbara Duvall Oldham, Carol Everett, Emily Foster, Lynn Glasgow,..Read More

1970
February 22, 1970

Delta Eta Chapter installed at Texas A&I University

Delta Eta Chapter installed at Texas A&I University

The Delta Eta chapter (#103) was installed at Texas A&I University on February 22, 1970. The Beta Gamma Chapter served as the advising chapter. Charter members include: Ana Marie Garza, Yolanda Garza, Deanna Darleen Gillaspy, Teresa Gonzalez, Laura Leta (Hamff) Bice, Barbara Mary Hassler, Patricia Ruth Hayes, Diana Lopez, Elma..Read More

March 1, 1970

Delta Zeta Chapter installed at Oregon State University

Delta Zeta Chapter installed at Oregon State University

The Delta Zeta Chapter (#103) was installed at Oregon State University on March 1, 1970. Ladine Housholder, Tau Beta Sigma National President, was the installing officer. Charter Members include: Donna Hummel, Carol Hannah, Joanne Manning, Carol Major, Erika Bessmer, Mary Barron, Sherrie Smith, Marsha Holt, Leslie Strobridge, Donna Claar, Louise..Read More

March 21, 1970

Delta Theta Chapter installed at Alabama State University

Delta Theta Chapter installed at Alabama State University

The Delta Theta chapter (#104) was installed at Alabama State University on March 21, 1970. Jean Foster was the installing officer and the Beta Kappa chapter from University of Southern Mississippi performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: Sheila Edwards, Evelyn Everette, Theresa Locke, Georgia Smith, Gwendolyn Smith,..Read More

March 22, 1970

Delta Iota Chapter installed at Wagner College

Delta Iota Chapter installed at Wagner College

The Delta Iota chapter (#105) was installed at Wagner College on March 22, 1970. National Executive Secretary Robert Rubin and Kappa Kappa Psi District IX Governor Donald Stanley served as the installing officers and Gamma Kappa performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: Joan Antoniello, Kathleen Herbert, Deborah..Read More

April 4, 1970

Delta Kappa Chapter installed at Kansas State University

Delta Kappa Chapter installed at Kansas State University

The Delta Kappa Chapter (#106) was installed at Kansas State University on April 4th, 1970. Wyneth “Wyn” Jacobsen Berry, 1967-1971 Tau Beta Sigma Board of Trustees Chairperson, served as the Installing Officer. The Gamma Zeta Chapter at Kansas State Teachers College served as the Advising Chapter. Charter Members include: Sandra..Read More

April 11, 1970

Delta Lambda Chapter installed at Sacramento State College

Delta Lambda Chapter installed at Sacramento State College

The Delta Lambda Chapter (#107) was installed at Sacramento State College on April 11, 1970. Ladine Housholder, Tau Beta Sigma National President, was the installing officer. The Sigma Chapter at Arizona State College, was the advising chapter. Charter members include: Linda McCoy, Diane Avery, Carol Howitt, Ruth Dougherty, Gayle Hendricks,..Read More

April 25, 1970

Delta Mu Chapter installed at Oral Roberts University

Delta Mu Chapter installed at Oral Roberts University

The Delta Mu chapter (#108) was installed at Oral Roberts University on April 25, 1970. Charter members include: Lynn Sharen Gentis, Nancy Betty Ann Barnett, Janet Claire Beck, Cinda Rue (Burrus) Bothwell, Lynne Murray Conklin, Doreen Louise Edens, Patricia Ann Johnson, LaJuana French, Jean Louise Hartman, Nancy Ann Pollard, Fernita..Read More

May 9, 1970

Delta Nu Chapter installed at University of Maine at Orono

Delta Nu Chapter installed at University of Maine at Orono

The Delta Nu chapter (#109) was installed at the University of Maine at Orono on May 9, 1970. Board of Trustees member Suzanne Tyra served as the installation officer and Gamma Kappa performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: Jean Connon, Cathay Ferland, Brenda Gall, Linda Gilbert, Susan..Read More

May 9, 1970

Delta Xi Chapter installed at the University of Missouri – Rolla

Delta Xi Chapter installed at the University of Missouri – Rolla

The Delta Xi Chapter (#110 ) was installed at the University of Missouri – Rolla on May 9th, 1970. Melbern Nixon served as the installing officer. The Gamma Zeta chapter at Kansas State Teachers College served as the Advising Chapter. Charter members include: Deborah Fugitt, Susan Howell, Cheryl Minich, Diana..Read More

May 16, 1970

Delta Omicron Chapter installed at Clarion State College

Delta Omicron Chapter installed at Clarion State College

The Delta Omicron chapter (#111) was installed at Clarion State College on May 16, 1970. District IX President Sandra Konefal and Kappa Kappa Psi District IX Governor Donald Stanely served as the installation officers and Gamma Kappa performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: Evelyn Ayres, Melinda Beckstine,..Read More

November 15, 1970

Delta Pi Chapter installed at Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College

T - Delta Pi charter members with guests and KKPsi colony officers (1970)

The Delta Pi chapter (#112) was installed at the Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical, and Normal College on November 15, 1970. Charter members include: Joyce Alexander, Deborah Kaye Banks, Coria Boggan, Thelma Boggan, Shirley A. Brown, Helen Chaffin, Loretta M. Coleman, Hazel M. Franklin, Brenda Hyde, Maxine Jones, Rosemary A. Payne, Shirley..Read More

November 21, 1970

Delta Rho Chapter installed at Southwestern Missouri State College

Delta Rho Chapter installed at Southwestern Missouri State College

The Delta Rho Chapter (#113 ) was installed at Southwestern Missouri State College on November 21st, 1970. Charter members include: Glenda Bennett, Carolyn Bilyeu, Cynthia Blockberger, Vicki Cravens, Patricia Johnson, Rebecca Moore, Suzanne Nevatt, Jill Sheffield, Julie Underwood, Lana Winn, Ann Woolridge, Thera Woolman, and Honorary Rose Owens.

November 22, 1970

Beta Phi Chapter re-installed at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Beta Phi Chapter re-installed at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

The Beta Phi chapter (#69) was re-installed at Florida A&M University on May 26, 1960. Charter members include: Jacquelyn Yvonne Belton; Janice C. Cobb; Geraldine Grant; Monica J. Mitchell; Queen Esther Murdock; Florence Maria Shaw; Erma L. Stephens; Irene Wilkes; Linda Gale Wilson; John H. Daniels, Jr.; and Cecelia Arenas.

December 12, 1970

Delta Sigma Chapter installed at Northeast Louisiana University

Delta Sigma Chapter installed at Northeast Louisiana University

The Delta Sigma chapter (#114) was installed at Northeast Louisiana University on December 12, 1970. Kappa Kappa Psi Grant 1st Vice President Dr. Richard A. Worthington served as installing officer, and Psi served as advising chapter. Charter members include: Mary Elizabeth Brakhage, Elissa Lynn Bunn, Donna Marie Calton, Adrienne Rita..Read More

1971
January 23, 1971

Delta Tau Chapter installed at Angelo State University

Delta Tau Chapter installed at Angelo State University

The Delta Tau chapter (#115) was installed at Angelo State University on January 23, 1971. Beta Delta served as the advising chapter and performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: Kathy Burk, Deborah Ann Graves, Karla Hodapp, Judi Ogilvy, Jeannie Loika, Dana Lowe, Janie Moore, Frances Murray, Jeanette..Read More

March 21, 1971

Delta Phi Chapter installed at Texas Lutheran College

Delta Phi Chapter installed at Texas Lutheran College

The Delta Phi chapter (#117) was installed at Texas Lutheran College on March 21, 1971. Tau Beta Sigma Immediate Past National President and Board of Trustees member Patsy Hejl served as installing officer, and Beta Gamma served as advising chapter. Charter members include: Alvan Leann Bell, Colette Reagan Burch, Lydia..Read More

April 24, 1971

Delta Upsilon Chapter installed at Howard Payne College

Delta Upsilon Chapter installed at Howard Payne College

The Delta Upsilon chapter (#116) was installed at Howard Payne College on April 24, 1971. Tau Beta Sigma Board of Trustees Chair Wyn Jacobsen served as installing officer, and Beta Delta served as advising chapter. Charter members include: Cathy Louise Briscoe, Marion Kay Hewitt, Cheryl McCarley, Carol Mendez, Charlotte Anne..Read More

April 25, 1971

Delta Chi Chapter installed at University of Tampa

Delta Chi Chapter installed at University of Tampa

The Delta Chi chapter (#118) was installed at University of Tampa on April 25, 1971. Jean Foster was the installing officer and the Beta Xi chapter from the University Of Florida performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: Cheryl Charles, Deidre May, Belinda McKenzie, Delores Morrill, Gladys Rosenblum,..Read More

May 3, 1971

Delta Psi Chapter installed at Southwest Baptist College

Delta Psi Chapter installed at Southwest Baptist College

The Delta Psi Chapter (#119 ) was installed at Southwest Baptist College on May 3rd, 1971. Wyn Jacobsen served as the installing officer. Delta Xi served as the Advising Chapter. Charter members include: Nancy Atkins, Delrae Backus, Deborah Baker, Sally Batson, Claudia Beeman, Glenda Cantrell, Pamela Durst, Martha Foster, Kathy..Read More

May 16, 1971

Delta Omega Chapter installed at Bloomsburg State College

Delta Omega Chapter installed at Bloomsburg State College

The Delta Omega chapter (#120) was installed at Bloomsburg State College on May 16,1970. District IX Counselor Natalie Hartzell served as the installation officer and Gamma Chi performed the Ritual and installation ceremony. Charter members include: Melanie Becker, Mollie Deeter, Judith Fielder, Helen Keller, Margaret Knoebel, Karen Kropinicki, Patricia Leiby,..Read More

August 27, 1971

14th National Convention held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI

14th National Convention held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI

The 14th Biennial Convention of Tau Beta Sigma was held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. The following members were elected to the National Council and Board of Trustees and served until August 10, 1973: National President: Sharon Lesback (Alpha Alpha) National 1st Vice President: Dr. Carol..Read More

December 4, 1971

Epsilon Alpha Chapter installed at University of South Carolina

Epsilon Alpha Chapter installed at University of South Carolina

The Epsilon Alpha chapter (#121) was installed at University of South Carolina on December 4, 1971. Charter members include: Annie Barr, Margaret Hodge, Jo Hiott, Julie Holley, Kathryn Kennedy, Patricia Prunty, Deborah Smith, Virginia Taylor, Helan Thomas, and Mrs. Ralph Wahl.

1972
January 16, 1972

Epsilon Beta Chapter installed at East Texas State University

Epsilon Beta Chapter installed at East Texas State University

The Epsilon Beta chapter (#122) was installed at East Texas State University on January 16, 1972. Tau Beta Sigma Immediate Past National President and Board of Trustees member Ladine Housholder served as installing officer, and Beta Delta served as advising chapter. Charter members include: Vicki Lynette Drew, Mary Kuyrk (Shrier)..Read More