Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.


About Iota Phi Theta

Iota Phi Theta is an organization focused on scholarship, leadership, brotherhood, fidelity and citizenship. There is a strong emphasis on community service within this organization. The Delta Chi chapter of Iota Phi Theta was founded June 9, 2001. Since then, there have been many brothers that have passed through this undergraduate chapter.


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Chapter Information

  • Designation: Delta Chi Chapter
  • President: Kevin Desta
  • Website: Chapter and National
  • SJSU Founding: June 9, 2001
  • National Founding: September 19, 1963 at Morgan State College in Baltimore MD
  • Scholarship: Fall 2016 - 2.70, Spring 2016 - 3.07, Fall 2015 - 2.06
  • Colors: Charcoal Brown and Gilded Gold
  • Flower: Yellow Tea Rose
  • Symbol: Centaur
  • Motto: "Building A Tradition, Not Resting Upon One!"
  • Nicknames: Iotas, Centaurs, Thetamen
  • Famous Alumni: Montague Winfield (retired army Major General), Drew Fraser (comedian, actor), Calvin Murphy and Elvin Hayes (NBA Hall of Fame), Dr. J. Keith Motley (Chancellor, University of MA), Harry Alford (President and CEO, National Black Chamber of Commerce)
  • Annual Events: Iota Week