Alpha Delta Pi

Quick Facts

Nickname: ADPi
Founding: Wesleyan College in 1851
Local Founding: April 4, 2009
Symbol: 4-pointed Diamond
Colors: Azure & White
Flower: Woodland Violet
National Philanthropy: Ronald McDonald House

Chapter President: Maddie Elliston


Address - Opening Fall 2017
3300 University Ave. 
Des Moines, Iowa 50311

Alpha Delta Pi is known as the first ever secret society for women, founded in 1851. Originally known as the Adelphean Society, the sorority was founded on the principles of scholarship, service, sisterhood and self. Their open motto is "We Live for Each Other". Alpha Delta Pi currently has 155 chapters across the United States and Canada along with 140 alumnae associations. Several notable alumni from across the country include actress Kathy Bates, singer Karen Fairchild, news anchor Nancy Grace, actress Danica McKellar as well as several politicians, authors and television personalities.