This flier announces a new young alumnae group in Boston.
Barbara Deady Horton (Gamma, Northwestern University) writes to Elizabeth Hays Kirby (Alpha Psi, UCLA), president of the Epsilon (University of Southern California) House Corporation, to provide advice about renting out chapter houses for the 1984 Olympics.
Tami Channell Shaw (Zeta Pi, Arizona State University) provides updates about the chapter regarding housing, recruitment and other sororities on campus.
Southwest Missouri State University President Marshall Gordon writes to Zeta Sigma (Missouri State University) Chapter President Deborah Drissell Powell (Zeta Sigma, Southwest Missouri State University) congratulating her on the chapter's new house.
Lenore Jensen Lemanski (Delta Zeta, Central Michigan University) writes the Villanova prospective chapter about plans for the prospective chapter's installation. The letter includes a list of all of the prospective chapter members that were sent similar letters.
History, heritage and purpose of Alpha Chi Omega was the central theme for the 1985 trip to the founding site, DePauw University. This letter walked attendees through the program of the day and instructions on how to keep with their group. One side features the instructions and welcome letter while the other is a map of the campus.
Linda Thomas (Pi, University of California, Berkeley) writes on behalf of the Gamma Tau Gamma (Newport Beach, California) chapter to nominate Florence Lindahl Cooling (Iota, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) for the Alumnae Appreciation Award and outlines her many contributions to Alpha Chi Omega over the years.
Evans invites Alpha Chi Omega to establish a chapter at Clemson University.
Phyllis Doud Kent (Beta Eta, Florida State University) updates Ellen Little Vanden Brink (Alpha, DePauw University) about plans for the initiation of members of the Villanova prospective chapter.
Debra Bidwell Coveney (Alpha Psi, UCLA) reports that MIT is working on securing housing for sororities and that they are considering giving one of the houses to the Alpha Chi prospective chapter once it is installed, but they will need alumnae support in the form of a house corporation and chapter advisors for the university to consider them.
The National Council writes to the University of North Florida prospective chapter to let them know that their affiliation petition has been accepted and that they will be installed as a chapter of Alpha Chi Omega.
The author writes that an offer has been made to purchase a house for the Santa Clara prospective chapter to lease and provides the next steps.
Ruth writes to inquire about efforts to establish a chapter at Baylor University.
The National President’s badge is known as the Centennial Badge, a replica of the first lyre badge with a crown set with diamonds. It is worn by the National President during her term of office. Attached to the badge is the Hera Head pin, the Past National Council Service Award presented by the National Fraternity to members who have completed a term of service on the National Council. The pin is a small reproduction in gold of the head of Hera, our patron goddess.
Presented to the Fraternity as a gift from Gamma Nu Gamma (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) for the Centennial Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana 1985.
DePauw Day was a special excursion during the Centennial Celebration, the 44th National Convention. With more than 1,700 attendees, members had to be led in groups so everyone could enjoy the experience. This keychain was supplied in the registration packet and indicated which group each member would travel with to DePauw that day.
The 1985 National Convention was the centennial celebration for Alpha Chi Omega. This booklet was given in the registration packet to every attendee and featured not just the convention program but also the hopes and dreams of the organization for another 100 years.
This report consists of an officer's report from the Foundation president, a summary of affirmative votes at each Board of Trustees meeting, a list of fellowship and scholarship recipients, and financial reports.