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Indiana University Bloomington

Phi Beta Kappa: Gamma of Indiana   ΦΒΚ


Welcome to the Gamma of Indiana homepage. Established in 1911, Gamma of Indiana is the Indiana University Bloomington chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest academic honor society in existence, founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. Throughout its long history the primary objective of Phi Beta Kappa has been the recognition of academic excellence of undergraduate students in the liberal arts and sciences in colleges and universities in the United States. The College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington is honored to be the sheltering organization for a chapter of this prestigious national society.

Twice each year, faculty electors who are also members of Phi Beta Kappa review the academic records of senior degree candidates and recent bachelor’s degree graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington and elect students to membership in Phi Beta Kappa. At the end of the fall and spring semesters a banquet is held to honor those students chosen to be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Friends and family members join faculty and academic advisors in celebrating the achievements of the young scholars and to witness their initiation as members. Please visit our Events page for information about the most recent banquet as well as details about our next event.

Want to know more about Phi Beta Kappa?  Watch this video introduction to Phi Beta Kappa

Much information can be learned by visiting the site of The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the umbrella organization of the Phi Beta Kappa chapters.