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Phi Kappa Phi sets Tuesday lecture

Phi Kappa Phi sets Tuesday lecture

Posted: Friday, February 5, 2010 12:47 pm

The Messenger 02.05.10
The University of Tennessee at Martin’s Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society chapter will meet for the Muriel Tomlinson Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Watkins Auditorium of Boling University Center.
This year’s Muriel Tomlinson lecturer is Dr. Christopher Hill, assistant professor of English. His presentation is titled “I cannot keep decorum personae: A Renaissance Rhetoric of Strife.”
The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Thomas Rakes, UT Martin Chancellor and Phi Kappa Phi president, will preside.
The Muriel Tomlinson Lecture is an annual event honoring the memory of Dr. Tomlinson, a member of Phi Kappa Phi who died in 1976.
A distinguished professor is chosen each year to give this lecture.
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi was founded more than 100 years ago and is America’s oldest all-discipline college honor society. It awards more than $700,000 each year to outstanding members for further academic study.
UT Martin outstanding juniors and seniors will be initiated into PKP on April 13.
For more information about the lecture, contact Mary Carpenter, UT Martin Paul Meek Library director, by telephone at (731) 881-7070 or by e-mail at

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