The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) is a national honorary organization founded
at the University of Maine in 1897. The Society's mission is
"To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of
higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service
to others." Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest collegiate
honor society for all academic disciplines with more than 300
chapters. The society's name comes from the initial letters of the
Greek words forming its adopted motto: Philosophìa Krateìto
Photôn, "Let the love of learning rule humanity."
The Butler Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi
The Butler University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was
founded in 1922. Each spring the chapter elects qualified
seniors and juniors, who may be enrolled in any of the six colleges
of Butler University. The initiation ceremony is usually held
President - Judith Harper Morrel, Ph.D.,
professor of mathematics and executive director of the Center for
High Achievement and Scholarly Engagement.
Secretary - Royce Flood, Ph.D., Retired and
Treasurer - Cathy Holland, Center for High
Achievement and Scholarly Engagement.
Vice President - Mira McKary, 13'.