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Notable Kappas

Thousands of women have been part of Kappa’s sisterhood since our founding in 1870, and almost all of them have gone on to be successful in their own way. In fact, there are quite a few Kappas who have been so successful that they have become household names.

Read the list below for a list of a few notable Kappas.

Lo Bosworth—Reality show TV star in The Hills and Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County

Sophia Bush—Actress; known for role on One Tree Hill

Jann Carl—Former correspondent for Entertainment Tonight

Gretchen Carlson—1989 Miss America, Fox News anchor, former The Early Show anchor

Kirsten Gillibrand—U.S. Senator from New York

Greer Grammer—Actress; known for role in hit series, Awkward

Ashley Judd—Actress; known for roles in A Time to Kill, Kiss the Girls, Double Jeopardy

Nancy O’Dell—Former TV co-host on Access Hollywood, entertainment journalist and 1987 Miss South Carolina

Jane Pauley—TV journalist, former anchor on Today and Dateline NBC

Beverly Perdue—First female governor of North Carolina

Virginia “Ginni” Rommety—Chairman and CEO of IBM

Gena Rowlands—Emmy Award and Golden Globe-Award-winning actress

Kate Spade—Co-founder, designer and namesake of the designer brand, Kate Spade New York

Jane Swift—First female governor of Massachusetts

Donna Tartt—Author of The Secret History, Little Friends and The Goldfinch. The Goldfinch won a Pulitzer Prize


*These descriptions are from Wikipedia.