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September 2, 2005
Contact: Laura Bauer, Fraternity and Sorority Life office, (785) 864-4861

KU announces 588 new sorority members

LAWRENCE--Sororities at the University of Kansas have pledged 588 women during 2005 fall formal recruitment, the KU Panhellenic Association (PHA) has announced.

Click here to view the names of the new members, their hometowns and their sorority.

More than 750 women took part in recruitment, and all 13 of KU's Panhellenic Association sororities added members through recruitment, said Laura Bauer, KU program director for KU Fraternity and Sorority Life. Membership bids were extended to women who completed the recruitment process.

In addition to the 13 groups with PHA affiliation, four sororities with student chapters at KU are members of National Pan-Hellenic Council. They hold invitational activities throughout the fall semester, and their new members' names are announced in the spring. These sororities include Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Sigma Lambda Gamma and Zeta Phi Beta.
Sororities that are part of PHA with active student chapters at KU are Alpha Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Gamma Delta, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Delta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi Beta Phi, Sigma Delta Tau and Sigma Kappa.

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