You can change the conversation on higher education.

The National Arts & Sciences Initiative makes it easy by giving you the tools, data, resources, and opportunities you need to take action.

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Uniquely equipped to strengthen support for the value of the arts and sciences, Phi Beta Kappa launched the National Arts & Sciences Initiative in 2013. The Society taps into its cross-country network of 500,000+ members, 293 chapters, and nearly 50 associations to: 

 Share the public value of the arts and sciences through all of life through local awareness-raising events and a national campaign

Connect with decision makers and opinion shapers at the state and federal level to advocate for policies that strengthen an arts and sciences education 

Coordinate with leading higher education associations to amplify the impact of our work


Spread the Word

  • Like & follow Phi Beta Kappa on FacebookTwitter and 
    Instagram to connect with the National Arts & Sciences Initiative. 
  • Use our #PBKPublicService hashtag to connect with our upcoming Key into Public Service event.
  • Share our posts to help us spread the word about the initiative and advocate for the arts & sciences.

Imagine the Potential

Your voice matters. Imagine the potential if just 10% of Phi Beta Kappa's half a million members take action on behalf of the arts and sciences. You can change the higher ed conversation.

Imagine the Potential