Kevin P. Scott

Kevin P. Scott

Chicago (IL) Alumni Chapter - 1998

Grand Historian

Brother Kevin Scott is a native of Chicago, Illinois, and a retired 32-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. He achieved the rank of Detective in 2000. In this role, he investigated a wide range of violent and property crimes and various crimes against children on the far south side of Chicago. Brother Scott had also been previously assigned to develop intelligence of real-time violent crime offenses and domestic threat awareness assessments throughout the city of Chicago.

Brother Scott is a 1998 initiate of the Chicago (IL) Alumni Chapter. He has served in various capacities at that chapter, most notably as Senior Vice Polemarch, Historian, and Reporter. He currently serves the Chicago (IL) Alumni Chapter as its Historian, an office he has continuously held since 2007. Brother Scott recently held dual chapter membership, where he also served as the Evanston (IL) Alumni Chapter’s Vice Polemarch and Historian. Brother Scott previously served as Historian of the North Central Province, where he performed two years of research that uncovered new information about Founder Paul W. Caine’s burial place and other unrecorded historic details of this Founder’s life.

In 2013, Brother Scott was elected as the Fraternity’s 15th Grand Historian and has conducted a wide array of projects to preserve and celebrate the Fraternity’s history. A few of his most remarkable endeavors include the establishment of the Kappa Archive Recovery Initiative; the composition of a centennial anniversary history book for the Chicago (IL) Alumni Chapter; video interviews of seven immediate Past Grand Polemarchs; directed the collection and submission of original Fraternity artifacts to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture, and led efforts to the establishment of a scholarship in honor of Kappa Alpha Psi® Fraternity Founder Elder W. Diggs at Indiana University-Bloomington’s School of Education. Chief among Brother Scott’s activities is his current writing of the 6th Edition of The Story of Kappa Alpha Psi®.

Brother Scott earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Chicago State University and completed a Master of Organizational Leadership degree program at Lewis University. Brother Scott and his wife, Regina (a member of ΔΣΘ Sorority, Inc.), reside in Chicago with their daughter, Kayla.