Wittliff Collections to host Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
Office of Media Relations
November 2, 2017

The Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of Greater Austin will hold a meeting and reception at The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University on Sunday, November 5.

The meeting will run 3-5 p.m. on the 7th floor of the Alkek Library.

David Coleman, Phi Beta Kappa member and director of The Wittliff Collections, will serve as the featured speaker during the meeting. The event is sponsored by Texas State Phi Beta Kappa faculty and staff, the Provost’s Office and University Advancement.

The Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association has recently extended eligibility for its baccalaureate scholarship to Texas State students. For more information, contact Catherine Jaffe at cj10@txstate.edu.

About Phi Beta Kappa

Founded on December 5, 1776, the Phi Beta Kappa Society is the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society. It has chapters at 286 colleges and universities in the United States, 50 alumni associations, and more than half a million members worldwide. Noteworthy members include 17 United States presidents, 40 Supreme Court of the United States justices and more than 130 Nobel laureates. The mission of the Phi Beta Kappa Society is to champion education in the liberal arts and sciences, foster freedom of thought and recognize academic excellence. For more information, visit www.pbk.org/web.

About Texas State University

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,694 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 181,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.