Kappa Kappa Psi

Kappa Kappa Psi

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Kappa Kappa Psi is a national honorary band fraternity dedicated to serving college and university band. The fraternity, headquartered at the historic Stillwater Station in Stillwater, Oklahoma, numbers more than 5000 active members on 190 campuses, and more than 45,000 alumni. Since 1947, Kappa Kappa Psi has recognized Tau Beta Sigma sorority as "an equal affiliated organization with a parallel purpose, function and role in the college and university band setting," and the two organizations hold joint convention.

History

Kappa Kappa Psi was founded on November 27, 1919 by ten members of the Oklahoma A & M College (later known as Oklahoma State University) Band, led by William Alexander Scroggs and the band director and mentor, Bohumil Makovsky. The other founding members were A. Frank Martin, Raymond D. Shannon, Clyde Haston, Clayton E. Soule, Carl A. Stevens, William H. Coppedge, Dick Hurst, Asher Hendrickson, and Iron Hawthorne Nelson. <!-- "Iron" is correct, he was not named "Ira". See http://www.kkpsi.org/history.asp --> Kappa Kappa Psi was for many years an exclusively male fraternity, though Title IX led the organization to become co-ed in the late 1970s.

Kappa Kappa Psi has grown tremendously in the past ten years, doubling in membership as well as number of chapters.

Ties to other organizations

In addition to the close relationship with Tau Beta Sigma, Kappa Kappa Psi has historical...
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