News and Features

  Three Core Principles of Free Expression on Campus

ΦΒΚ Secretary/CEO Fred Lawrence and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist William Marimow recently spoke on "The Contours of Free Expression on Campus" at Trinity College.

They write in The Philadelphia Inquirer "The core principles that emerged from our discussion offer a way forward, and a framework for engaging campus communities in considering the importance of the First Amendment in a democracy."

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Phi Beta Kappa is asking for a few moments of your time this fall to make sure we hear your thoughts and suggestions about our alumni quarterly, The Key Reporter.

By completing our survey you will be helping us to produce a publication that is a true reflection of the interests and values of our members.

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National Arts & Sciences Initiative


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

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Behind the Key

      The Members Behind The Key

Media executive Tony Maciulis and journalist and noted author George Anders recently moderated Key Connections panel discussions for new Phi Beta Kappa inductees. We wanted to share some of their insights in this month's Behind the Key.

"During high-anxiety moments, knowing that I'd somehow made it through college at a Phi Beta Kappa-level of success made it easier to believe that somehow, I might be able to master these new challenges, too." - George Anders 

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