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Welcome to Tau Kappa Epsilon


TKE Quick Facts:

  • Founded on January 10, 1899 at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois.

  • More than 260,000 men have been initiated into the bond of Tau Kappa Epsilon. 

  • Over 270 active chapters and colonies located throughout the United States and Canada.

  • Governed by its Grand Chapter, which meets in biennial Conclaves to elect a Grand Council and revise or amend The Black Book (the International Constitution and Bylaws). The Grand Chapter is primarily made up of undergraduates.

  • The Grand Council governs the Fraternity between Conclaves.

  • 30 full-time employees on the professional Fraternity Staff. Thousands volunteer as unpaid staff.

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon publishes a quarterly magazine titled The Teke.

  • The Grand Council appoints Fraters to serve on a three subcommittees of the Grand Council.  they are the Judiciary, and Investment Committees, and the Grand Court.

  • The Fraternity staff is supported by key volunteers who provide their time, talent and treasure throughout the TKE Nation.  They include: Grand Province Advisors, Province Advisors and other leaders.



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