The first convention walk-a-thon, "Stepping out against violence" was in 1996. This tradition continued through 2006 and attendees can be seen here, in 2000, raising awareness for our national philanthropy Domestic Violence Awareness.
From left: Executive Director Nancy Nitchman Leonard (Alpha Chi, Butler University), Archivist Nancy Cutter Turula (Alpha Mu, Indiana University) and Past National President D'Alice Coburn Cochran (Alpha Mu, Indiana University) pose together at a retirement celebration for Turula.
Executive Director Nancy Leonard (Alpha Chi, Butler University) sits at her desk in headquarters, tackling the daily to-do list.
Four unidentified members pose together at the 2016 National Convention.
In 2006, The Foundation built and dedicated the Founders' Forum on the headquarters property. There are seven pillars on the outside that feature the signature of each founder. The large sculpture in the center represents the entwined connection of the founders themselves and the organization.
The National Council poses for an official photograph at fraternity headquarters in 1990. Standing (left to right) National Vice President Carol Hutcheson (Epsilon Zeta, Auburn University), National Vice President Alice Andrews (Theta, University of Michigan), NPC Delegate Judy Anderson (Alpha Lambda, University of Minnesota), National Vice President Marilyn Brainard (Alpha Psi, UCLA), Executive Director Nancy Leonard (Alpha Chi, Butler University). Seated (left to right) National Vice President Betty Wall (Psi, The University of Oklahoma), National Vice President Mary Ford (Alpha Beta, Purdue University), National President Ellen Vanden Brink (Alpha, DePauw University).
The 1984-85 Collegiate Field Consultants pose together outside during the 1984 Training Leadership Seminar at DePauw University. They are (front row) CFC Melissa Ford Taylor (Alpha Upsilon, The University of Alabama), AFC Vicki Womack Chase (Delta Pi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville), CFC Kim Morrison Joyce (Beta Phi, Bowling Green State University), (back row) CFC Debbie Thomas (Beta Eta, Florida State University), CFC Nancy Reed Aichholz (Alpha Omicron, The Ohio State University) and AFC Tammie Clarke Northrop (Delta, Allegheny College). This photograph was featured on page 16 of the summer 1984 issue of The Lyre.
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.
An unidentified Delta Nu (Iowa State University) chapter member dressed as a bunny helps a young child find Easter eggs during a service project with the Easter Seals.
Epsilon Lambda (The University of Texas at Arlington) chapter members present a check for $2,500 from their casino night fundraiser to the Arlington Women's Shelter. The chapter was one of the shelter's top donors at the time.
Members of Iota Nu (University of California, San Diego) chapter pose together at their chapter installation in 1992.
The chapter consultants pose for their official photo in the Founders Forum located at headquarters. (Standing left to right) Callie Smith (Beta Nu, University of Utah), Olivia Holt (Alpha Kappa, University of Oregon), Taylor Costa (Kappa Lambda, University of San Diego), Elena Grace Smith (Delta Pi, University of Tennessee, Knoxville), Mia Salgado (Alpha Iota, University of Vermont), Kam Khan (Epsilon Lambda, The University of Texas at Arlington), Kendra Swanson (Zeta Pi, Arizona State University), Ellen Tinder (Alpha, DePauw University), Kristen Reynolds (Iota Tau, California State University San Marcos). (Seated left to right) Taylor Tolley (Alpha Omicron, The Ohio State University), Madeleine Blundon (Gamma Rho, Texas Tech University), Kellie Greene (Beta Eta, Florida State University), Ellie Edwards (Zeta Sigma, Missouri State University), Ashlyn Coston (Beta Lambda, University of Arizona), Michelle Critchfield (Omicron, Baker University).
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.
Large group selfie taken by the National Council from the stage at the 2018 Leadership Academy in Indianapolis, Indiana.