Love of Learning is the Guide of Life

Since our founding in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa has celebrated excellence in the liberal arts and sciences and championed freedom of thought. As America’s most prestigious academic honor society, we are uniquely equipped to advocate for the value and benefits of liberal arts and sciences education.

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  • The Arts, Humanities and Sciences Need Your Voice Now

    Now more than ever, we must make the case about the value of the liberal arts and sciences. Phi Beta Kappa has the tools you need to make the case for the arts and sciences with local, state, and national policymakers. Find out how you can help spread the word and take action today at Sign up for our monthly newsletter below.

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  • Protect Academic Freedom

    Want to help protect higher education against attacks on academic freedom? Your personalized emails and letters to elected officials can make a big impact. Visit our Toolkit to find sample emails that you can send to your legislators.

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  • Work with Phi Beta Kappa

    Are you passionate about the liberal arts and sciences? Looking to join a creative and dynamic workplace that appreciates your love of learning for all of life? The national office is currently hiring for two summer intern positions in Events & Advocacy and Communications and Programs .

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Behind The Key

Dr. Artika R. Tyner (ΦΒΚ, Hamline University) is a passionate educator, author, sought-after speaker, and advocate for justice. Tyner is the CEO of Planting People Growing Justice Press and Bookstore. PPGJ publishes books that empower children to find joy in reading. She is the recipient of more than two dozen awards, including: Women in Business, American Small Business Champion, International Educator Citizen, Attorney of the Year, and American Bar Association Difference Makers.