Kathleen Davis Nye, University of Iowa, was born on December 19, 1918 in Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa in 1943, where she was the president of Phi Chapter. On June 27, 1945, she married Johnson Allen Nye Jr.
From 1943 until 1945, Nye served as traveling secretary for Tri Delta. In 1964, Nye became Tri Delta’s collegiate vice president, and from 1968 to 1972, she served as president. Nye was also Tri Delta’s delegate to the National Panhellenic Conference for 20 years.
In addition to her work with Tri Delta, Nye served on a number of school boards and was a member of the Air Force Wives Club and the American Field Service, a student exchange program. In 1984, she chaired Vicksburg’s World’s Fair Committee. She died on June 11, 2012 in California.