Kappa Alpha Order


Archive of: Mulberry Hill

2023 Interns

Published on: May 26, 2023

The E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program was created to provide deserving undergraduates with the desire to become better educated and informed on both the public and private sectors of our national government. In addition, this program will give undergraduates the opportunity to gain professional work experience while living in Washington, D.C., Dallas, Texas, or…

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Passing of Dick Barnes, the Order’s Fourth Executive Director

Published on: May 10, 2023

Richard Allan “Dick” Barnes (Delta Lambda–Middle Tennessee State ’69) passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2023, in Lexington, Virginia. He served as Executive Director from 1985 until 1995. Dick was born in Tallahassee, Florida, on August 30, 1940. At Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) where he majored in Education, he and twelve friends formed a…

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Satcher Elected as President of FSPAC

Published on: October 5, 2020

The Fraternity and Sorority Political Action Committee (FSPAC) has elected Former Knight Commander Ben W. Satcher, Jr. as its President for the 2021. Ben is the Executive Vice President for the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation and recently completed a term as President of the Foundation for Fraternal Excellence. The FSPAC is the largest political…

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Louisiana Tech Alumnus Named to Association of for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 40 Under 40

Published on: October 1, 2020

The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) recently released it 40 Under 40 Program recipients for 2020, and Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF) Trustee Erik T. Showalter (Gamma Alpha–Louisiana Tech ’02) was included in the listing. The AHP’s 40 Under 40 Program recognizes the future leaders within the healthcare development community and honors the industry’s…

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Beta Tradition Celebrates 150 Years at VMI

Published on: January 4, 2019

On Saturday, November 3rd, Kappa Alpha Order celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Beta tradition at Virginia Military Institute with a brunch at the Kappa Alpha Order National Administrative Office at Mulberry Hill. Initiates of the Beta Commission joined local KA alumni and staff to hear Knight Commander Darren S. Kay (Alpha Eta–Westminster ’88) speak…

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Schumpert Promoted to Director of College and University Relations

Published on: June 11, 2018

Carl O. Schumpert (Beta Gamma–Charleston ’10) has been promoted to the new position of Director of College & University Relations for the Order, effective June 1, 2018. In this role, his primary responsibilities will be to manage the expansion and recolonization strategy for the Order. Carl will develop expansion opportunities by visiting prospective campuses and…

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Misguided Legislation: Interfraternal Organizations Take United Stance

Published on: February 2, 2018

Interfraternal Organizations Unite to Challenge TN Rep. John DeBerry’s Misguided Legislation In response to legislation introduced in the Tennessee House of Representatives by Rep. John Deberry (D) that would ban fraternal organizations from state colleges and universities, the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) and the Fraternity & Sorority Political Action Committee (FSPAC) released the following statements….

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KAOEF is Now Hiring!

Published on: April 5, 2017

Director of Development for the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation (KAOEF). Working for the KAOEF is a challenging and rewarding experience. Employees are expected to uphold the fraternity’s values while carrying out the vision of our board of trustees and staff. The KAOEF’s mission is to raise funds for the benefit of the Order. This…

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40th Year Reunion Brings Alpha Brothers back to Lexington

Published on: March 14, 2017

Some had not seen each other in over a few decades, but the Kappa Alpha Order initiation ceremony changed all of that for a group of 1977 Alpha Chapter initiates. Neil Treger was initiated into the Alpha Chapter at Washington and Lee University in 1977, along with three dozen other men from around the nation….

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Call to the 77th Convention

Published on: February 1, 2017

CALL TO THE 77th CONVENTION Pursuant to Kappa Alpha Laws Article 1, Section 131, the 37th Executive Council has designated that the 77th Session of the Convention shall be held August 3 through August 5, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, 315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, Missouri. The Opening Meeting for…

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