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TAMIU Professor Serves as PKP Delegate
Posted: 9/4/14

TAMIU Professor Serves as Delegate at
Phi Kappa Phi Biennial Convention

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) associate professor of political science Dr. James A. Norris, represented TAMIU’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines—at the 43rd Biennial Convention held recently in St. Louis, Mo.

James Norris, TAMIU associate professor of political science

Dr. Norris currently serves as president of the TAMIU chapter and attended the convention as the Chapter's voting delegate.

The convention brought together more than 300 attendees including 175 chapter delegates. The two-day event featured a keynote address from West Virginia University President Dr. E. Gordon Gee and a plenary address from generations expert and XYZ University founder Sarah Sladek.

Other highlights included a panel of three provosts discussing issues impacting higher education, presentations by Phi Kappa Phi award winners, regional meetings, chapter development trainings, and elections for the 2014-2016 board of directors and regional vice presidents.

Founded in 1897 at the University of Maine, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. The Society has chapters on more than 300 select colleges and universities in North America and the Philippines.

For more information, contact the TAMIU Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at 956.326.2180, visit offices in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library, room 268 or email prmis@tamiu.edu.

For more about Phi Kappa Phi, visit www.PhiKappaPhi.org


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