Alpha Chi Omega (ΑΧΩ, also known as Alpha Chi) is a women's fraternity founded on October 15, 1885. Currently, there are 139 chapters and Alpha Chi Omegas represented throughout colleges and universities across the United States, and there are more than 200,000 lifetime members. Diane Wilson Blackwelder is currently the National President of Alpha Chi Omega and oversees all collegiate and alumnae chapters in the nation. Alpha Chi Omega's official symbol is the three-stringed lyre.