Delta Xi

Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas, October 24, 1959-1973

Delta Xi was installed with 17 collegiate and eight honorary members in 1959. The chapter rented a house in 1961, housing 17 members and provided meeting and social space. A larger house was leased in 1963. Shirley Christian, a charter member and chapter president, won the Pulitzer Prize for her reporting on international affairs in the early 1980s. Pat Trainor was the first woman appointed to the State of New Mexico Athletic Commission and Beth Wray was national president of the Business & Professional Women. The chapter closed in 1973.