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Kappa Delta (ΚΔ)

Chapter name Kappa Delta
Designation Alpha Epsilon Chapter
Nickname Kay Dee
Colors Olive Green and Pearl White
Symbols/Mascot Teddy Bears and White Rose
Philanthropy Prevent Child Abuse America, Orthopedic Research, and Girl Scouts of America
National Founding October 23, 1897 at State Female Normal School (now Longwood University)
UT Founding 1925
Standing at UT Good Standing: Two-Star
Chapter GPA 3.38
President Sarah Batastini
Recommendation Letter for Recruitment Click here for more information about KD recommendation letters.
Minimum GPA Requirement for Recruitment 3.25 for entering freshmen; 3.0 for current college students

New Member 1st Semester New Member 2nd Semester Active Member living in-House Active Member living out-of-House
Housing
Rent $3300
Meal Plan $100(optional) $100(optional) $1650 $700
Meals 1/week 1/week 16/week 6/week
Dues
Chapter $495 $395 $480 $480
House Fee $450 $300 $300
One-time fees
New Member $365  –
Total Per Semester $1,450 $795 $5,430 $1,480

Standards of Fraternal Excellence 2021

Standing: Two-Star Chapter

Overview: SOFE is a 100-point standards program that requires chapters to obtain at least 70 points to be in good standing. For a full breakdown of this program, visit gogreek.utk.edu/SOFE.

two out of three stars

Total: 87/100

Education 27/27
Health and Safety Summit, Greek Leadership Summit, Bystander Intervention Workshop, Chapter Officer Workshops, Cross Council Exchange, New Member Health and Safety Module, Headquarters Program(s), Risk Management Program, DEI Program, Program with another chapter from another council, & program with another Registered Student Organization or Department.
Academics 6/6
Maintaining a chapter scholarship program and chapter and new member GPA above a 2.5:

Spring 2021: 3.48

Fall 2021: 3.38

Administration 33/33
Roster submission, New Member Education Plans, Officer Updates, Advisor Updates, Council Meeting Attendance, Presidents’ Cabinet Meeting Attendance, VOLink Registration, OSFL Coaching Meetings, Financial Good Standing, & Conduct Standing
Civic Engagement 4/4
Completing at least 4 hours of service per member tracked through the Jones Center for Leadership and Service and hosting one philanthropic event:

2021 Service Hours Per Member: 7.83 hours/member

2021 Philanthropic Donations: $80,681.05

Excellence 17/30
Campus Involvement, Immersive Leadership and Service, Service Hours Over 4 Hours Per Member, Chapter GPA Above the All-Male/Female Average, Academic/Career/Leadership Program, DEI Program, Health & Safety Program, and End-Of-Year Meeting with OSFL Council Advisor.