Beta Chi Theta is a national South Asian interest social fraternity established in 1999 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). On June 2, 1999, Beta Chi Theta was formally acknowledged by the university and granted membership into the UCLA Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC). Beta Chi Theta was originally founded by 8 young men and today has active chapters and colonies in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. The founding principles which support and give purpose to Beta Chi Theta are: creating and maintaining a strong, close-knit brotherhood, honoring tradition, actively pursuing service to humanity, increasing South Asian awareness, promoting academic excellence, and building a unified nationwide network. Beta Chi Theta actively seeks to promote service to humanity through active engagement within the local communities of its respective chapters and colonies.
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