Kappa Psi was founded on May 30, 1879 in New Haven, Connecticut, and currently there are 183 chapters (108 Collegiate and 75 Graduate chapters), more than six thousand collegiate members, and over eighty seven thousand graduate members across the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas.
The objectives of Kappa Psi include:
To conduct a professional fraternal organization for the mutual benefit of its members;
To develop industry, sobriety, and fellowship;
To foster high ideals, scholarship, and pharmaceutical research;
To support all projects which will advance the profession of pharmacy and to actively participate in them;
To inspire in its members a deep and lasting pride in their Fraternity and in the profession of pharmacy;
To render such other services to its members and its profession feasible and in accordance with the constitution and bylaws of the Fraternity.