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North Carolina Beta

Duke University

Founding date: 2/17/1933

Installing Officer:
Grand President Amy Burnham Onken,
Illinois Epsilon

Installation of North Carolina Beta

A local group, Mu Lambda­, was formed in 1929. The group officially became a chapter of Pi Beta Phi on February 17, 1933. The Initiation Ceremony took place in the banquet hall of the Student Union. The installation banquet was held at the Washington Duke hotel. Tables were decorated with wine and blue flowers and the blue programs, tied with wine ribbon, bore the etchings of the Duke University Chapel. During the installation, the chapter also held its first meeting. After the meeting, there was a Cookie Shine, a banquet, a tea, an organ recital, a reception and a dance.

Living at North Carolina Beta

North Carolina Beta chapter houses 28 members in on-campus apartments. There is a common space often used by members that is furnished by the Fraternity Housing Corporation. This common area has a cozy living and dining room in which members can hang out, eat meals and get homework done! North Carolina Beta is happy to have a place to meet with other sisters and bond.

Panhellenic Groups on Campus

Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Phi, Chi Omega, Delta Delta Delta, Delta Gamma, Gamma Phi Beta, Kappa Alpha Theta, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Pi Beta Phi and Zeta Tau Alpha

Carolyn Helman Lichtenberg Crest Award Winners from North Carolina Beta

  • Marguerite Weaver Kondracke (2006)
  • Dr. Susan Chace Lottich (1997)
  • Margaret Taylor Smith (1997)
  • Josephine Humphreys Hutcheson (1993)

Grand Council Members from North Carolina Beta

Grand Presidents

  • Carol Inge Warren