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About ΦΧΘ

As one of the nation's premier co-ed professional business fraternities, we invite you to learn more about our rich history at Phi Chi Theta.

Our History

Phi Chi Theta is a National Professional Fraternity in Business and Economics. Phi Chi Theta was founded on June 16, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois. The founders were six women from two of the competing business fraternities, Phi Theta Kappa and Phi Kappa Epsilon. Edna Blake Davis was the founder of the Beta Chapter in New York University.


Today, the Phi Chi Theta National Chapter is comprised of 41 Collegiate and Alumni Chapters. Phi Chi Theta has over 1,600 members across the country. The National Chapter is the governing body of Phi Chi Theta and consists of the duly elected National Officers and National Delegates. The National Officers are deemed the Executive Council, and have the authority to administer the affairs of the Fraternity during the interim between Biennial National Chapter Meetings. Phi Chi Theta is a member of and affiliated with the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Professional Fraternity Association (PFA), and the College Fraternity Editors Association (CFEA).  

To learn more, please visit our organization's national website

Our Mission

"May the candle of knowledge guide our ship to achievement"

The mission of Phi Chi Theta is to provide a national and local network to share resources, ideas, and concepts. To accomplish this, we organize an extensive lecture series each semester, which provides opportunities to interact and network with established professionals from various backgrounds. In addition, we present annual alumni panels as well as resume and interviewing workshops. As important as it is to prepare for entering the business world, Phi Chi Theta strongly believes that we must never forgo our humanity for the sake of professional achievement.

Our Values

At the New York Beta chapter of Phi Chi Theta, we strive to uphold in our membership the three pillars: professionalism, fraternity, and service. 

Phi Chi Theta instills a professional confidence in our members to prepare them to enter the working world.

Friendships and bonds formed in Phi Chi Theta are genuine & extend for life.

Members of our chapter are constantly seeking new means to help the community.

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