Omicron chapter was founded at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas on September 17, 1908.
Janice Manning Crandall (Omicron, Baker University) was elected as National President at the 1996 National Convention. Janice began her volunteer work on the National Council in 1983 while also serving as the NPC delegate on and off from 1984-97. She was remembered fondly by friends who said, "She always had a friendly smile and was eager to help her fellow sisters."
This page lists Alpha Chis who have joined the Life Loyal program between April 1 and June 30, 2015.
Marguerite Graham (Omicron, Baker University) joined the American Red Cross in 1943 and served in Australia and New Guinea. Before leaving for service, she stopped by the Alpha Chi Omega national meeting in Chicago and shared, "I am in for the duration and expect to travel far and wide before I return."
Martha Carolan Hannegan (Omicron, Baker University) served as National President from 1980-83.
From left: Alpha Phi (The University of Texas at Austin) chapter President Meghan Murphy (Weller), National President Jan Manning Crandall (Omicron, Baker University) and birthday co-chairs Marlene Whitehead Small (Alpha Phi, The University of Texas at Austin) and Elizabeth Keele Miketinac (Alpha Phi, The University of Texas at Austin) pose together with a cake during the Alpha Phi chapter 75th birthday celebration. This photograph was featured on page 29 of the winter 1999-2000 issue of The Lyre.
This National Council Trophy used to travel from awarded chapter to chapter every year. The traveling trophy was discontinued at the 1933 Grand Council meeting due to the "inability to award it on an equitable basis." It was awarded to the following chapters between 1913-33: Omicron (Baker University), Pi (University of California, Berkeley), Alpha (DePauw University), Tau (Brenau University), Phi (University of Kansas), Iota (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Zeta (New England Conservatory), Psi (The University of Oklahoma), Xi (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Lambda (Syracuse University), Alpha Iota (University of Vermont), Mu (Simpson College), Beta Epsilon (Michigan State University), Alpha Zeta (Washington University in Saint Louis) and Alpha Beta (Purdue University).
Diane Wilson Blackwelder (Omicron, Baker University) solicits recommendations for the National Nominating Committee and outlines the qualifications, nomination process and selection process.
Past winners of housing grants and members of the grant committee are listed here.