Alpha Chi Omega

DIGITAL HISTORY

Gamma Delta

Gamma Delta chapter was founded at University of Denver in Denver, Colorado on October 12, 1946. The chapter closed on October 20, 1987.

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Vital Data: Marriages, November 1948

Alpha Chi Omega members who have recently gotten married are listed, along with their husbands, by chapter.

Directory of Alpha Chi Omega, November 1948

This directory lists the names and addresses of Fraternity leaders, including members of the National Council, standing committees, province leaders, alumnae district leaders and alumnae state chairmen. It also lists each collegiate chapter along with its president and alumnae advisor and each alumnae chapter or club with its president and meeting information.

Province Presidents at Training Leadership Conference Photograph, July 21-25, 1975

Rice Still Stretching Her Horizons Newspaper Clipping, c. 1992-93

This article discusses the work of Dr. Condoleeza Rice (Gamma Delta, University of Denver) in the George H.W. Bush administration and as a professor at Stanford University; a photo of Rice is included. The second portion of the article discusses her political aspirations, childhood and impact in Washington, as well as quotes about various foreign policy subjects.

Sheila DeWeese in Ice Follies Costume Photograph, 1972

Sheila Volzke DeWeese (Gamma Delta, University of Denver) poses in a costume for the Ice Follies, a touring ice show that she was a part of from 1967-72. This photograph was featured on page 52 of the spring 1973 issue of The Lyre.

Gamma Delta Chapter Photograph, c. 1972

Photo of Gamma Delta chapter members posed in front of chapter house. On the top step to the right you can see Dr. Condoleezza Rice, smiling with her chapter sisters.

Janice Crandall and Dr. Condoleezza Rice Photograph, July 2000

National President Janice Crandall (Beta Epsilon, Michigan State University) introduces Dr. Condoleezza Rice (Gamma Delta, University of Denver) to speak at the 2000 National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Dr. Condoleezza Rice in the White House Photograph, c. 2001

Dr. Condoleezza Rice joined Alpha Chi Omega at the Gamma Delta chapter at the University of Denver. Until her senior year, she was the only African American member of the chapter. She was 19 years old when she graduated cum laude from the university in 1974. She was named Outstanding Senior Woman and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Mortar Board. She earned a master's from the University of Notre Dame and a Ph.D. from the University of Denver’s Graduate School of International Studies. In 1993, she became Stanford University’s first woman provost and served in that position until 1999. In 2001, President George W. Bush appointed her national security advisor. Rice later was named the U.S. Secretary of State, the first black woman to serve in that capacity. A professor, consultant and author, she has won many awards. She is an articulate speaker, accomplished pianist and a football aficionado. She received Alpha Chi Omega's Award of Achievement in 1990.