Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Beta Kappa Election Criteria

The Gamma of Oklahoma Chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society

Membership in Phi Beta Kappa is by election.  There is no application process.  Students majoring in the liberal arts and sciences are considered for membership in Phi Beta Kappa.

Phi Beta Kappa Chapter Officers

Phi Beta Kappa Chapter Officers


Dr. Perry Genther
Regents Professor of Foreign Languages

Vice President

Dr. Robert V. Miller
Regents Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics


Dr. Gene Halleck
Professor of English

Phi Beta Kappa Foundation Members

Phi Beta Kappa Foundation Members

Mr. Gary Carl Clark
Vice President and General Council, Oklahoma State University

Dr. Bruce Charles Crauder
Associate Dean College of Arts and Sciences, Oklahoma State University

Dr. Robert Edward Graalman, Jr.
Director of Scholar Development, Oklahoma State University

Phi Beta Kappa Charter Members

Charles I. Abramson
Bruce Ackerson
Robert W. Allen
Laura Belmonte
Susan Bobo

Phi Beta Kappa History

Phi Beta Kappa Letterhead

Phi Beta Kappa was founded by five students at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. The first meeting was held in the Apollo Room of the Old Raleigh Tavern on December 5, 1776.