The Chicago Heights Alumni Chapter was chartered on October 23, 1965.

The purpose of the chapter is to bring the vision of the founders of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. to the south suburban community of Chicago.

The Charter Members were:  Dr. Don Bailey    Oscar Ballenger    Dr. Eldridge T. Freeman, Jr.  Dr. Charles Gavin    Dr. Marvin Gavin                                                                          Dr. John Lassiter, Jr.   Kenneth Lyles    Joseph O'Neal     James A. Teer    Wendell White  

 The Chicago Heights Alumni Chapter is active in the community showing it's a commitment to the fraternity objectives. The range of the chapter's activities includes, but is not limited to, donating to needy families, scholarships, and mentoring young men.

  Members of the chapter represent diverse professional backgrounds, and experiences. The Chicago Heights Alumni Chapter, like the fraternity, believes in training for leadership.

Prior to each fraternal year, the members gather to plan activities, goals, and directions for the chapter. The retreat is named for our eleventh- Past Polemarch - Effy Peters (Mini-Conference). Our major focus is how can we serve the Chicago Heights Community At-Large better. 

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