Iota Nu Delta

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Iota Nu Delta
Iota Nu Delta Crest
Founded February 7, 1994 (22 years ago)
Binghamton University
Type Social
Emphasis Brotherhood Eternal
Scope International
Mission statement
Iota Nu Delta uplifts its men in their duties: to serve, to lead, and to accomplish greater things in life. Bound by Brotherhood Eternal, we shall:Cultivate lifelong academic and professional excellence. Extend meaningful service to humanity and leadership in society.

Promote understanding of the diverse South Asian cultures.

Motto Is The Fire In You?
Imitated Never Duplicated
Maxim Brotherhood Eternal
Colors      Orange and      Green
Jewel Diamond
Publication The ΙNΔ Insider
Chapters 13 Chapters & 14 Colonies
Members 1000+ collegiate
Emblem Rose over Sword
Headquarters New York, NY, US

Iota Nu Delta (ΙΝΔ, also IND) is the first South Asian interest college fraternity. IND was founded in 1994 at the State University of New York at Binghamton. It is a member of the North-American Interfraternity Conference.


On February 7, 1994, eight male students at Binghamton University founded the first South-Asian Interest Greek Organization. Their stated goal in forming the organization was to bridge the gaps between people of different backgrounds, ethnicity, and cultures while promoting South Asian cultural awareness. Iota Nu Delta Fraternity, Inc. is South Asian based, but is not exclusive to men of South-Asian origin.[1]

Founding Fathers[edit]

The first eight members, known as the national Founding Fathers, of Iota Nu Delta Fraternity, Inc. are:[1]

  • Sachin Chopra
  • Varun Gujral
  • Ankur Desai
  • Renjy Vattasseril
  • Stanley Jacob
  • Shaiju Eapen
  • Samir Chopra
  • Johri Mathew


Iota Nu Delta has established mental health awareness and advocacy as its primary philanthropic focus and works in partnership with Active Minds.

Additionally, Iota Nu Delta supports bone marrow advocacy through theNational Marrow Donor Program & SAMAR (South Asian Marrow Association of Recruiters). Iota Nu Delta is also involved with several other national non-profit organizations including the United Service Organizations, Association for India’s Development, and SAALT (South Asian Americans Leading Together).[2]

Chapters & Colonies[edit]