Dr. Glenda Glover, left and Mrs. Barbara Murrell

NASHVILLE, TN — The South Central Province of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity holds its 74th South Central Province Council in Nashville. The fraternity’s region consists of chapters in Tennessee, Kentucky and Northern Mississippi. Over 500 people will be in attendance as the conference theme is: “Renewing Our Commitment To Brotherhood, Together We Shall Achieve”A public meeting will be held on Friday, March 29, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., at the Sheraton Music City Hotel.

Attending the Province Council will be Thomas L. Battles Jr., Grand Polemarch (International President) of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated. His administration has focused on strengthening organizational effectiveness and renewing the fraternity’s commitment to brotherhood and patriotism. He has challenged the members to display a spirit of volunteerism and humanitarianism. Leonard E. Clemons of Frankfort, Kentucky is the South Central Province Polemarch (Regional President). His “Pathway Forward” platform has placed emphasis on excellence, achievement, accountability and membership development. “Having this year’s council in Nashville is special as we are honoring the 100th anniversary of Kappa Chapter at Meharry Medical College”. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity was founded on January 5, 1911 at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Andre’ Douglas is South Central Region Meeting Planner: (601) 668-5950. John Ford is President of the Nashville Alumni Chapter, Host Chapter: (615) 310 – 9993. Louis N. Willis Merit of Achievement Award

Recognitions will be given to the following individuals:

Greek Life Service Award

Honorable Dr. Glenda Glover President, 

Tennessee State UniversityInternational President, 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Making a Difference Service Award

Mrs. Barbara Murrell 

Higher Education Leader

Sen. Brenda Gilmore

Public Interest Service Award


Honorable Brenda Gilmore Senator, 

Tennessee General Assembly




Rev. Edwin C. Sanders II

Lifetime Achievement Service Award

Rev. Edwin C. Sanders II

Pastor, Metropolitan Interdenominational Church




Dr. John Cade

Louis N. Willis Merit of Achievement Award

Dr. John Cade, Nashville (TN) 

Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi





Mr. John P. Russell

Louis N. Willis Merit of Achievement Award

Mr. John P. Russell, Knoxville (TN) 

Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi