Founding Date: September 19,1963
Founding Place: Morgan State University - Baltimore, Maryland
Purpose: "The Development and Perpetuation of Scholarship, Leadership, Citizenship, Fidelity, and Brotherhood among Men."
Motto: "Building A Tradition, Not Resting Upon One"
Official Colors: Charcoal Brown & Gilded Gold
Number of Chapters: 263
Number of Initiated Members: Approximately 30,000
National Service Initiatives:
The National Iota Foundation
The I.O.T.A. Youth Alliance
The INROADS Partnership
The National Interfraternity Conference (NIC)
The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)
National Governing Body: The Grand Council
1600 North Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-2804