The American Business fraternity was founded at New York University in 1907 by four undergraduates. Shown here are three of its original members Harold V. Jacobs, Alfred Moysello and Alexander F. Makay, the other was Henry A. Tienken.
From its beginnings its emphasis was on a broad membership in contrast to the most restrictive fraternities at the time, as well as scholarship and socializing.
In 1975 Delta Sigma Pi was the first business fraternity to admit female members.
Source: Delta Sigma Pi
- 1907-11-07 Delta Sigma Pi, a professional fraternity organized to foster the study of business in universities is founded at New York University.