Faculty inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
Posted: Friday, April 15, 2011 12:02 am
FACULTY INDUCTED INTO PHI KAPPA PHI – Assistant professor of engineering Jared Teague, assistant professor of English Jeffrey Longacre, assistant professor of music Jonathan Vest and assistant professor of music Roberto Mancusi were recently inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Membership is based upon academic achievements and exemplary character. Those eligible include graduate students in the upper 10 percent of their class, seniors in the upper 10 percent, and juniors in the upper 7.5 percent. Also eligible are faculty members who possess outstanding academic, research, creative and service achievements. An internationally respected honor society, Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest and most selective organization that recognizes and promotes academic excellence in all fields of higher education. The society was founded at the University of Maine in 1897 and currently has chapters on the campuses of more than 300 colleges and universities in the United States, the Philippines and Puerto Rico.