Phi Beta Delta
Phi Beta Delta is the Honor Society for International Scholars. The nominees for membership in the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of Phi Beta Delta include outstanding faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Phi Beta Delta was founded on February 27, 1986 at California StateUniversity at Long Beach, and it became a national organization in 1987. As of the Spring of 2005, over 150 chapters had been founded in the US and Mexico with over 5000 members. The Society hopes to integrate all faculty, staff, students, and alumni who possess a deep commitment to international affairs, education, and research. One of the functions of the Gamma Upsilon Chapter has been to create a regular forum in which international affairs can be discussed using university sources and by seeking prominent individuals with varied experience in international affairs recruited from beyond the university community.