Vanderbilt University | Gamma

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The Founding of Gamma

The Gamma chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon was originally founded at the University of Nashville in 1847. The chapter disbanded before the Civil War but returned in 1889, this time at Vanderbilt University. The current Associate Chapter has been on campus for the past 2 years.

Fun Facts

  • DKE’s Executive Director, Doug Lanpher, is a Brother of Gamma
  • Gamma was the first fraternity on Vanderbilt’s campus
  • Gamma is the 3rd oldest DKE chapter

Philanthropy and Service

Members of Gamma raise money for Movember each November. In 2020, members rallied together to surpass their goal and bring awareness to men’s health.

Awards and Recognition

  • One of Gamma’s members is an international student from Cyprus who is also a Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar

Campus Statistics

Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,057

Percentage of Student Body in Greek Life: 32%

Number of IFC Chapters on Campus: 10

Submitting Changes to your Associate Chapter’s Page:

If you would like to submit any updates, corrections, or changes to your Chapter’s page, please contact Rainey Lynch ( or Travis Tafoya (