Phi Kappa Phi at UT Martin sets lecture
Posted: Thursday, February 5, 2009 11:11 am
The Messenger 02.05.09
The University of Tennessee at Martin’s Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society chapter will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Watkins Auditorium of Boling University Center for the Muriel Tomlinson Memorial Lecture.
This year’s Muriel Tomlinson lecturer is Dr. David Barber, assistant professor of history. His presentation will be “Poverty, Plenty and the World Economic Crisis.”
The lecture is free and open to the public. Anna Clark, instructor of English and Phi Kappa Phi president, will preside.
The Muriel Tomlinson Lecture is an annual event honoring the memory of Dr. Tomlinson, a Phi Kappa Phi member 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 14.