Name: Alpha Xi Delta
Pronounced: Alpha Zee Delta
Greek Letters: ΑΞΔ
Nicknames: Alpha Xi, AXiD
Founded: April 17, 1893 at Lombard College, Galesburg, Illinois
Colors: Light blue, Dark blue, Gold
Philanthropy: Autism Speaks
Flower: Pink Rose
Mascot: BetXi Bear (a teddy bear)
Motto: “The pen is mightier than the sword.”
Vision Statement: Inspiring women realize their potential.
- Alpha Xi Delta is the only National Panhellenic Conference sorority to use Xi in its name.
- Alpha Xi Delta is one of the oldest women’s fraternities.
- Alpha Xi Delta is one of the founding sororities of the National Panhellenic Conference.
- Alpha Xi Delta’s brother fraternity is Sigma Nu.
- Laurie Lea Schaefer – Actress and Miss America 1972
- Carol Lawrence – Actress, singer, dancer
- Amanda Pennekamp – Miss South Carolina USA 2004, Miss Earth USA 2006
- Alyssa Murray – Miss Delaware 2012
- Megan Blake – Actress and Miss Georgia 1983
- Jane Henson – Co-founder of The Muppets with her husband, Jim Henson
- Kelley Earnhardt Miller – Vice President and General Manager of JR Motorsports
- Verna Kay Gibson – First female CEO of a Fortune 500 company (The Limited stores)
- Betsey Johnson – Fashion designer