Phi Kappa Phi


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 in April.

Chapter Officers

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 Adjunct Professor. 

Treasurer - Cathy Holland, Center for High Achievement and Scholarly Engagement.

Vice President - Mira McKary, 13'.