What is the History of Pi Kappa Alpha?
Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity is a Greek letter, secret, college, social fraternity. It is composed of men who share similar ideals of friendship, truth, honor and loyalty. Pi Kappa Alpha was founded at the University of Virginia on March 1, 1868 in Room 47 West Range. The Founders of Pi Kappa Alpha are Frederick Southgate Taylor, James Benjamin Sclater, Julian Edward Wood, Littleton Waller Tazewell, Robertson Howard and William Alexander. The essence of the Founder’s vision for Pi Kappa Alpha can be found in its Preamble. “For the establishment of friendship on a firmer and more lasting basis; for the promotion of brotherly love and kind feeling; for the mutual benefit and advancement of the interests of those with whom we sympathize and deem worthy of our regard; We have resolved to form a Fraternity, believing that, thus we can most successfully accomplish our object.” What are the values of the Fraternity? The Fraternity’s values are expressed in the written words and sym