Kappa Nu is not just an electrical engineering honor society--it is
the electrical engineering honor society. It is the only one there
is and it speaks for all the electrical engineering scholars in the
world. There are 199 college chapters in the major U.S.
institutions, 4 Alumni Chapters, and over 175,000 members worldwide.
Kappa Nu was founded on October 28, 1904, at the University of
Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. The purpose of Eta Kappa Nu is:
those in the profession of electrical engineering, who by their
attainments in college or in practice, have manifested a deep
interest and marked ability in their chosen life work, may be
brought into closer union so as to foster a spirit of liberal
culture in the engineering colleges and to mark in an out standing
manner those who, as students, in electrical engineering have
conferred honor on their Alma Maters by distinguished scholarship,
activities, leadership and exemplary character, and to help these
students progress by association with alumni who have attained