President’s Blog

Aug 22, 2018

Changing Times, Changing Terminology: From ‘Colony’ to ‘Emerging Chapter’

Changing Times, Changing Terminology: From ‘Colony’ to ‘Emerging Chapter’

Categories: Blog

The 2016-2018 Grand Council proposed changes in terminology related to Theta Phi Alpha’s extension efforts, particularly replacing the term “colony” with “emerging chapter.” We are proud of the 2018 Convention body’s support of this decision with their unanimous vote to reflect these changes in our governing documents.

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President’s Corner

Tracey Liphardt, Theta Phi Alpha National President

Kristin Henkenius, Theta Phi Alpha National President, will share her monthly news and notes and highlight other stories from the sisterhood through this blog.

Founded in 1912, Theta Phi Alpha is a women’s organization dedicated to close comradeship; to advance educational, social, and philanthropic interests and leadership training; to encourage spiritual development and adherence to the highest moral standards; and to promote lifelong bonds of friendship; a fraternity for college and university women and alumnae.