The University of Mary Washington chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa of Virginia, recently inducted 51 students into the chapter. Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society.
Phi Beta Kappa was founded at the College of William and Mary in 1776 and has since upheld the principles of freedom of inquiry and liberty of thought and expression, sponsoring activities to advance the study of the humanities, the social sciences and the natural sciences. The society invites the most outstanding arts and sciences students at America’s leading colleges and universities for membership.
The UMW chapter, Kappa of Virginia, selects its members based on rigorous scrutiny of students’ academic achievements as demonstrated through grade point averages.
New members of Kappa of Virginia include: