Delta Mu is a chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International, a professional honor society for key women educators. Delta Mu is a chapter of the Ohio State Organization. It is located in central Ohio. Delta Mu was chartered on April 18, 1972 by Mrs. Helen Stephenson.
The mission of the organization is to promote professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education.
There are seven purposes of the organization:
To unite women educators of the world in genuine spiritual fellowship.
To honor women who have given or who evidence a potential for distinctive service in any field of education.
To advance the professional interest and position of women in education.
To initiate, endorse, and support desirable legislation or other suitable endeavors in the interests of education and of women educators.
To endow scholarships to aid outstanding women educators in pursuing graduate study and to grant fellowships to non-member women educators.
To stimulate the personal and professional growth of members and to encourage their participation in appropriate programs of action.
To inform members of current economic, social, political, and educational issues so that they may participate in effectively in a world society.