Phi Gamma Delta, more commonly known as FIJI, was first founded by six men in 1848 at Jefferson College, in Cannonsberg, Pennsylvania. With common ambitions and goals in mind, they began their search for quality men demonstrating illustrious attributes and great ambitions to honor and improve the fraternity. From these original ideas, more than 130 undergraduate chapters and colonies have laid roots all over the United States and Canada.
The Chi Deuteron Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta was founded in 1968 with 24 original members, and has since expanded to more than 600 graduate and undergraduate members. Among the members living in the house, many different geographic locations are represented from not only Kansas, but all over the United States.
The benefits of membership in Phi Gamma Delta are far too vast to be contained within a single paragraph, but can be observed by a sentence every brother takes to heart, “Not for college days alone.” The friendships built, and the brotherhood that resides in all members
is an everlasting experience. Among all campus’s students become familiar with the term “alumni” used to describe those who were once a part of an organization, and have since graduated. We use the term “Graduate Brother” because though they may no longer be in college, a FIJI is a brother for life.