Chi Omega

Pi Chapter at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville


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Founded in 1895 at the University of Arkansas, Chi Omega is the largest women's fraternal organization in the world with over 310,000 initiates, 174 collegiate chapters, and over 240 alumnae chapters. Throughout Chi Omega's long and proud history, the Fraternity has brought its members unequaled opportunities for personal growth and development.

Pi Chapter of Chi Omega was the first sorority founded at the University or Tennessee. For 113 years, Chi Omegas have shared the bonds of sisterhood while excelling in academics, leadership and service. Chi Omega membership is a strong, lasting tradition that its sisters hold very near to their heart.


Pi Chapter: Founded April 15, 1900
Colors: Cardinal and Straw
Mascot: Owl
Flower: White Carnation
Magazine: The Eleusis, mailed 3 times a year to all collegiate and alumnae.
Number of Collegiate Chapters: 173
Newest Chapters: Loyola University Chicago
Number of Alumnae Chapters: 240
Number of Initiated Members: Over 300,000
Number of Living Members: About 235,000
Number of Undergraduate Members: More than 16,000 at any given time.
National Philanthropy: Make a Wish Foundation
Local Philanthropy: Dream Connection


Chi Omega is an intergenerational women's organization forever committed to our founding purposes: 

  • Friendship 
  • Personal integrity 
  • Service to others 
  • Academic excellence and intellectual pursuits 
  • Community and campus involvement 
  • Personal and career development

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