Phi Sigma Pi
) is a national coeducational
based in the United States. The fraternity is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization incorporated in the state of Pennsylvania, with the purpose of fostering the ideals of scholarship, leadership and fellowship. Phi Sigma Pi is organized into approximately one hundred collegiate chapters at four-year collegiate institutions and several regionally established alumni chapters and associations serving a membership of approximately 30,000. Although collegiate chapters may fall under the purview of university student governing bodies, Phi Sigma Pi maintains no affiliation with the North-American Interfraternity Conference
Membership in Phi Sigma Pi is open to students at four-year collegiate institutions who have earned a 3.00 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.00 scale, where 4.00 is equivalent to a grade of "A") for at least one semester or quarter of collegiate work. Individual Chapters can raise this requirement, for example to a 3.2, but they cannot lower it.
Phi Sigma Pi was founded at State Teachers College at Warrensburg - now known as University of Central Missouri
- onFebruary 14, 1916, by E.L. Hendricks, C.A. Phillips, andC.H. McClure. The fraternity became national in 1921 when a second chapter was founded at Bradley University
in Peoria,Illinois. The fraternity has since evolved from an honorary professional fraternity to a professional educationfraternity,... Read More