Clark Atlanta University has become the first private historically Black college or university to be granted a chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Phi Kappa Phi was founded n 1897 at the University of Maine. Today it has chapters on 300 college and university campuses. More than 1 million individuals have become members.
Recently, 75 administrators, faculty and students at Clark Atlanta were inducted into the honor society. (See photo below.) University President Carlton E. Brown, one of the new inductees, stated, “The chartering of Phi Kappa Phi at Clark Atlanta University is the ultimate recognition of the high standard of academic excellence we implore for our students, faculty and staff. To become the first private historically black college or university to be granted a chapter is a milestone in our university’s history.”