Muhlenburg University

Chapters

The purpose of establishing a Phi Sigma Tau chapter on a local campus is not to replace any existing philosophy club, though activities of campus clubs and discussion groups are often sponsored by chapters. The PST Constitution provides a great measure of autonomy to local chapters so that they may better respond to the intellectual needs of their own campus communities. On some campuses, Phi Sigma Tau provides the only and much welcome opportunity for student-led philosophical discussions with faculty serving as resource persons. On small campuses these meetings often stimulate philosophical interest among students not currently taking philosophy classes. On many campuses, Phi Sigma Tau chapters provide regular meetings where interested students and faculty may meet in small and informal discussion groups. On other campuses, chapters provide a locus of interest and attention for the philosophy program and a means of extending the classroom experience to a social level. Some chapters focus meetings on formal papers or panels, others more informally on coffee hours and other social events. Though divergent in their activities, their goals are the same — to make philosophy a living experience and to bring together students with a common interest and competence in philosophical studies.

The National Alumni Chapter, founded in 1971 as a means for Phi Sigma Tau members to retain affiliation following graduation, is open to all initiated members of the Society. Activities include the Alumni Bulletin, issued periodically, and a booklet, Careers in Philosophy, which appeared in 1985 and which has seen wide circulation inside and outside the Society.

Local Campus Groups

Having an international organization behind local activities and clubs provides the useful function of giving cohesion and direction to their activities, as well as the establishment of contacts and communications among students and departments at other institutions. The National Office of Phi Sigma Tau has as its goal the task of providing this cohesion and communication. Members of campus clubs or reading groups often constitute the population from which chapter officers and members are drawn.

Charter Application

Charter applications and additional information are available from the Executive Secretary. A charter petition may be submitted by five petitioners from an accredited institution, and must be accompanied by a charter fee (currently $100.00). Ratification is by vote of the Executive Council and active chapters. For further information, please contact:
Dr. David E. Gibson

 

Chapter List - August 2014

A listing of email addresses for chapter advisors is available in the email version of the current newsletter.

ALABAMA

Alpha(2005) — Spring Hill College
Beta(1991) — Auburn University
Gamma(1994) — University of Alabama
Delta (2002) — Samford University
Epsilon(2013) — University of Alabama at Huntsville

ARIZONA

Alpha(2000) — University of Arizona

ARKANSAS

Alpha(2002) — Lyon College
Beta(2003) — University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Gamma(2006) — University of Central Arkansas

CALIFORNIA

Alpha(2003) — University of the Pacific
Gamma(1963) — California State University at Chico
Zeta(1967) — Whittier College
Theta(1997) — University of San Diego
Iota(1974) — Westmont College
Kappa(1986) — Santa Clara University
Lambda(1987) — Loyola-Marymount University
Mu(1995) — University of California at Santa Barbara
Nu(1996) — Pepperdine University
Xi(2002) — California State University at Dominguez Hills
Omicron(2004) — California Polytechnic University-Pomona
Pi(2008) — Chapman University
Rho(2013) — San Diego State University
Sigma(2014) — California State University, Bakersfield

CONNECTICUT

Alpha(1973) — Fairfield University
Gamma(2014) — Southern Connecticut State University

DELAWARE

Alpha(1986) — University of Delaware

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Alpha(2002) — The George Washington University
Beta(1985) — Catholic University of America
Gamma(2003) — American University

FLORIDA

Beta(1968) — Florida Atlantic University
Delta(1988) — University of Miami
Eta(1991) — Florida International University
Theta(2000) — Florida Southern College
Iota(2001) — Jacksonville University
Kappa(2005) — Barry University
Lambda(2005) — University of West Florida
Mu(2010) — Florida Gulf Coast University
Nu(2012) — Ave Maria University

GEORGIA

Alpha(1973) — University of Georgia
Beta(1979) — Emory University
Gamma(1979) — Agnes Scott College
Epsilon(1998) — Spelman College
Zeta(1998) — Georgia State University
Eta(2001) — Georgia Southern University
Theta(2003) — Valdosta State University
Iota(2004) — University of West Georgia
Kappa(2011) — Morehouse College

ILLINOIS

Alpha(2003) — Loyola University, Chicago
Beta(1962) — Wheaton College
Gamma(1967) — North Park College
Delta(1968) — Lewis University
Zeta(2004) — University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Iota(1981) — Lake Forest College
Lambda(1992) — Southern Illinois University
Mu(1995) — Dominican University
Nu(1995) — Eastern Illinois University at Carbondale
Xi(1997) — Elmhurst College
Omicron(2005) — Illinois Wesleyan University
Pi(2006) — Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Rho(2008) — Benedictine University
Sigma(2014) — Millikin University

INDIANA

Gamma(1990) — Franklin College
Delta(1993) — Valparaiso University
Epsilon(1996) — Ball State University
Zeta(2011) — DePauw University

IOWA

Beta(1992) — Simpson College
Gamma(1996) — Iowa State University
Epsilon(2005) — Central College
Zeta(2012) — Clarke University

KANSAS

Alpha(1980) — Baker University

KENTUCKY

Alpha(1999) — Bellarmine University
Delta(1996) — University of Kentucky
Epsilon(2001) — University of Louisville
Zeta(2007) — Northern Kentucky University

LOUISIANA

Beta(2003) — Loyola University, New Orleans
Gamma(2003) — Xavier University of New Orleans

MAINE

Alpha(2001) — University of Southern Maine
Beta(2003) — University of Maine

MARYLAND

Alpha(1955) — Morgan State University
Gamma(1974) — McDaniel College
Delta(1979) — Washington College
Epsilon(1981) — Mt. St. Mary's College
Zeta(1983) — Salisbury University
Theta(2009) — College of Notre Dame of Maryland
Iota(1988) — Loyola University

MASSACHUSETTS

Alpha(1963) — Clark University
Beta(1965) — Suffolk University
Gamma(1979) — College of the Holy Cross
Delta(1982) — Boston College
Zeta(2002) — University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Eta(2003) — Bridgewater State College
Theta(2004) — Merrimack College
Iota(2004) — Assumption College
Kappa(2007) — University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth

MICHIGAN

Epsilon(2004) — Albion College
Theta(1999) — Michigan State University
Iota(2000) — Central Michigan University
Kappa(2000) — Hillsdale College
Lambda(2002) — University of Michigan
Mu(2011) — Alma College

MINNESOTA

Beta(2011) — St. Olaf College

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA

Beta(2005) — Tri-College University

MISSISSIPPI

Alpha(2010)—University of Mississippi
Beta(2004) — Millsaps College

MISSOURI

Alpha(2007) — Lindenwood University
Beta(1968) — Rockhurst University
Delta(1980) — Westminster College
Epsilon(1986) — Evangel University
Iota(2006) — Conception Seminary College
Kappa(1999) — Washington University
Mu(2003) — University of Missouri-Columbia
Nu(2005) — University of Missouri-Kansas City
Tau(1992) — Northwest Missouri State University

MONTANA

Alpha(1995) — Carroll College
Beta(2007) — Montana State University

NEBRASKA

Beta(1971) — Creighton University

NEVADA

Alpha(2002) — University of Nevada, Las Vegas

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Alpha(2007) — New England College

NEW JERSEY

Delta(1979) — Rider University
Epsilon(1980) — St. Peter's University
Zeta(2000) — Richard Stockton College
Eta(2003) — Seton Hall University
Theta(2006) — Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Iota(2012) — William Paterson University of New Jersey
Kappa(2012) — The College of New Jersey
Lambda(2012) — Rowan University
Mu(2013) — Montclair State University

NEW MEXICO

Alpha(1955) — University of New Mexico

NEW YORK

Alpha(1955) — St. Lawrence University
Beta(2012) — Brooklyn College, CUNY
Gamma(1976) — SUNY-Oneonta
Delta(1979) — SUNY-Stony Brook
Epsilon(1979) — Molloy College
Zeta(2009) — The College of Saint Rose
Eta(1982) — LeMoyne College
Theta(2012) — Nazareth College
Iota(1984) — C. W. Post College
Kappa(1989) — Siena College
Lambda(1990) — Potsdam College
Nu(1991) — Fordham University
Xi(1993) — Geneseo College, SUNY
Omicron(1994) — Hofstra University
Pi(2001) — Manhattan College
Rho(2002) — St. John's University
Sigma(2002) — Canisius College
Tau(2003) — Hartwick College
Upsilon(2004) — Hunter College, CUNY
Phi(2004) — St. Francis College
Chi(2004) — Lehman College
Psi(2007) — New York University
Omega(2007) — Niagara University

NORTH CAROLINA

Alpha(1965) — East Carolina University
Gamma(1994) — University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Delta(1997) — Wingate University
Epsilon(1998) — University of North Carolina at Asheville
Zeta(1998) — University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Eta(2002) — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Theta(2007) — Elon University
Iota(2010) — High Point University

NORTH DAKOTA

Alpha(2005) — University of North Dakota

OHIO

Epsilon(1971) — University of Dayton
Zeta(1971) — Wittenberg University
Theta(1983) — College of Wooster
Iota(1993) — Ohio Northern University
Kappa(1995) — Ohio Wesleyan University
Lambda(1996) — University of Toledo
Mu(1999) — Ashland University
Nu(2001) — Youngstown State University
Xi(2003) — University of Mount Union
Omicron(2006) — University of Cincinnati
Pi(2008) — Case Western Reserve University
Rho(2008) — John Carroll University
Sigma(2013) — Baldwin Wallace University

OKLAHOMA

Alpha(2004) — Oklahoma State University
Beta(2005) — University of Tulsa

OREGON

Alpha(1990) — Linfield College
Beta(2004) — University of Portland

PENNSYLVANIA

Alpha(1932) — Muhlenberg College
Beta(2005) — Cabrini College
Gamma(2005) — Bloomsburg University
Delta(2006) — Duquesne University
Epsilon(2006) — The Pennsylvania State University
Zeta(1941) — Washington & Jefferson College
Eta(2008) — Moravian College
Theta(2000) — Grove City College
Iota(2001) — Allegheny College
Kappa(2000) — College Misericordia
Lambda(1969) — Westminster College
Mu(1973) — Villanova University
Nu(2001) — St. Joseph's University
Xi(2003) — Wilkes University
Omicron(2002) — LaSalle University
Pi(1979) — King's College
Rho(1979) — West Chester University
Sigma(1980) — Lycoming College
Tau(1982) — University of Scranton
Upsilon(1984) — Slippery Rock University
Phi(1986) — Gannon University
Chi(1987) — University of Pittsburgh
Psi(1998) — University of Pennsylvania
Omega(1999) — Thiel College
Alpha Alpha(2013) — Lebanon Valley College
Alpha Beta(2013) — Lehigh University
Alpha Gamma(2013) — Mercyhurst University

RHODE ISLAND

Alpha(1963) — Providence College
Beta(2011) — Salve Regina University
Gamma(2011) — Rhode Island College

SOUTH CAROLINA

Alpha(1972) — Winthrop University
Beta(1979) — Coastal Carolina University
Gamma(1987) — Furman University
Delta(2004) — University of South Carolina

SOUTH DAKOTA

Alpha(2011) — Augustana College

TENNESSEE

Beta(1968) — Carson Newman College
Gamma(1994) — Belmont University
Delta(1999) — University of the South (Sewanee)
Epsilon(2012) — Rhodes College

TEXAS

Alpha(1955) — Baylor University
Gamma(1980) — Sam Houston State University
Delta(1982) — Texas State University at San Marcos
Epsilon(1985) — University of St. Thomas
Zeta(1986) — Trinity University
Eta(1990) — Texas Tech University
Iota(1993) — Texas A&M University
Lambda(1997) — St. Mary's University
Mu(2001) — University of Texas at Arlington
Nu(2007) — University of Houston-Downtown
Xi(2010) — University of North Texas
Omicron(2013) — University of Dallas

UTAH

Alpha(1996) — Westminster College
Beta(2002) — Utah Valley State College
Gamma(2006) — Utah State University

VIRGINIA

Alpha(1976) — Christopher Newport University
Beta(2010) — Virginia Tech
Gamma(1981) — James Madison University
Delta(1982) — University of Richmond
Zeta(1987) — Liberty University
Eta(1996) — Old Dominion University
Theta(1997) — Hollins College
Iota(2004) — Roanoke College
Kappa(2010) — Lynchburg College
Lambda(2011) — Hampden Sydney College

WASHINGTON

Alpha(1996) — Central Washington University
Beta(1998) — Gonzaga University
Gamma(2010) — Eastern Washington University

WEST VIRGINIA

Alpha(1989) — Wheeling Jesuit University

WISCONSIN

Alpha(1961) — Marquette University
Gamma(1976) — University of Wisconsin—Parkside
Epsilon(2005) — Carthage College
Zeta(2005) — University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA

Beta(2005) — Tri-College University