For Faculty & Staff

UVM faculty and staff who have been inducted to membership in any Phi Beta Kappa chapter are resident members of the Alpha of Vermont and are more than welcome to participate in chapter activities. Contact us at so we can keep you apprised of events and opportunities via our email list.

Fall Ceremony. The next fall ceremony will be on the evening of the traditional date: December 5. Specific details for the fall 2019 ceremony to be announced.

Spring Ceremony. The spring 2019 induction ceremony will be on Saturday, May 18 in Royall Tyler Theatre. We ask that faculty who are assisting with the ceremony arrive at 8:45 am. Students arrive at 9:00, and the ceremony itself begins at 9:15.

Get involved! We look to our resident members to…

  • participate in our induction ceremonies
  • assist with transcript review and membership decisions
  • nominate UVM faculty, staff, or alumni for honorary membership
  • organize campus events that promote excellence in the liberal arts, including hosting Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars
  • serve as chapter officers

If you would like to participate in these chapter activities, or if you have other ideas for Phi Beta Kappa activities on campus or in the community, please contact the chapter officers at