Founders Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University, seated left) and Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University, seated right) play piano while Patricia Lyons Pointer (standing left) and Beverly Brantner Price, both pledges of the Alpha Chi (Butler University) chapter, sing from a book of Alpha Chi Omega songs. The event was the Beta Beta (Indianapolis, Indiana) alumnae chapter's Founders' Day celebration. The photo was taken by George Tilford for the "Indianapolis News."
The 2000-01 collegiate leadership consultants pose with the National President together at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Back row, left to right: Nicole Reas (Alpha Beta, Purdue University), Karen Ellis (Epsilon Theta, California State University, Sacramento), Lisa Griffiths (Pi, University of California, Berkeley), Kristen Wilkins (Epsilon Zeta, Auburn University), Heather Winter (Alpha Lambda, University of Minnesota), Stacey Jo Faust (Alpha, DePauw University), Janelle Griffin (Alpha Beta, Purdue University). Front row, left to right: Ann Bruner (Theta Lambda, Clemson University), National President Janice Crandall (Omicron, Baker University), Mikelle Holt (Alpha, DePauw University), Stephanie Capstick (Nu, University of Colorado Boulder).
A group of Alpha Chis and unidentified men pose together during the groundbreaking for the national headquarters at 5939 Castle Creek Parkway.
A group of alumnae and their guests gather for the annual Beta Beta (Indianapolis, Indiana) chapter picnic at the home of Florence Thompson Taggart (Alpha, DePauw University).
Olympic distance runner Julie Brown (Alpha Psi, UCLA) stands at the podium after winning the Award of Achievement at the 1985 National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. Julie competed in the first-ever women's Olympic marathon in 1984.
This suite of offices in the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce Building served as the central office of Alpha Chi Omega from 1929-61.
The headquarters at 8733 Founders Road was constructed for Alpha Chi Omega's specific needs.
A group of fraternity officers and staff pose together at the groundbreaking for the national headquarters at 8733 Founders Road. They are (front) Executive Secretary Jody Bayer Martindill (Alpha, DePauw University), Controller Elinor Waite Howe (Alpha, DePauw University), National President Adele Fieve Drew (Alpha Lambda, University of Minnesota), Archivist Hannah Keenan (Alpha, DePauw University), (back row) National Treasurer Mary Flood Hutton (Psi, The University of Oklahoma), Lyre Editor Dee Gibson, Program Services Coordinator Ki Manning Reinmiller (Psi, The University of Oklahoma) and Collegiate Finance Coordinator Margaret Boschmann. This photograph was featured on page 24 of the Fall 1973 issue of The Lyre.
The 1985 National Convention was the 100-year celebration for Alpha Chi Omega. The five days were packed with activities, including a special DePauw Day, where attendees packed onto buses in groups and made their way to Greencastle, Indiana, for a tour of campus, a pageant of our founding, a concert by the Founders' Memorial and presentation by National President D'Alice Cochran.
Members of the National Council pose together at Fraternity headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. Bottom row left to right: Heather Wilson (Eta, Bucknell University), Donna Klinge (Epsilon Kappa, California State University, Fullerton), Julie Burkhard (Beta Sigma, University of Georgia). Top from left to right: Bobbie Larsen (Xi, University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Holiday McKiernan (Alpha, DePauw University), Marsha Grady (Alpha Upsilon, The University of Alabama), Diane Blackwelder (Omicron, Baker University), Donna Chereck (Alpha Phi, The University of Texas at Austin).
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.
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 Alpha Chi Omega central office moved to its first fraternity-owned property at 3445 Washington Boulevard in 1961. This building served as the fraternity's headquarters until 1974.
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).
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.
Fraternity Executive Director Hannah Keenan (Alpha, DePauw University, center) receives the Good Neighbor Award from Chuckles Chapman and Founder Olive Burnett Clark (Alpha, DePauw University) at the Alpha Chi (Butler University) chapter house.
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).