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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    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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    Have you checked out the new items in our Key Collection? In addition to our tote bag and moleskin notebook, you can now wear a Phi Beta ‘cap’pa! Share your #PBKSelfKey.

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Behind The Key

Casey Pola (ΦΒΚ, University of Maine) is the Director of Corporate Partnerships and Cause Marketing with National Parks Conservation Association, where she leads the organization’s cause partnerships program – connecting mission-aligned brands to support the protection and preservation of our national parks. Prior to joining NPCA, Casey held marketing and social impact focused roles at Rebuilding Together and Cone Communications.