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 Phi Kappa Phi - Chapter 191

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The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline academic honor society. Austin Peay State University Chapter 191 was installed in 1976. Our objective is to recognize and encourage superior scholarship. Membership is by invitation only to the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students and 7.5 percent of juniors.

The website for Phi Kappa Phi National Headquarters is http://www.phikappaphi.org. Check out how the Society is still making headlines after more than 100 years after its founding.


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has named the Austin Peay Chapter as a recipient of the 2021-2022 Circle of Excellence Gold Award. The Circle of Excellence distinction was introduced in 2018. This year, the program named 74 chapters with recognition including 23 as Platinum, 23 as Gold and 28 as Silver. The Circle of Excellence Chapter Awards program recognizes chapters for work in promoting excellence on the local campus and engaging the community of scholars each year. The awards utilize data submitted by the chapter to the national office regarding yearly activities and initiation efforts. The chapter also received this award in in 2020-21 and 2018-2019. 


APSU Chapter sponsors an annual book drive, Candy for the Mind. This literacy project promotes the Society’s motto,"Let the love of learning rule humanity." The event is held each fall during G.H.O.S.T.

The induction ceremony of new members invited to join Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society is held each spring.