Cole, Edyth

​Edith Cole, a retired Illinois State Board of Education member, is also a charter member of the Springfield Decatur Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Edyth attended Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, Ohio in the late 1960s, where she pledged with the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Beta Chapter.  Years later, after a successful career in education, she helped charter the Springfield-Decatur Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, and served in leadership roles with that organization.