Fun Facts
 
The Basics  
 Nickname   Pi Phi
 Colors   Wine and Silver Blue 
 Flower   Wine carnation  
 Badge    Golden arrow with 12 links in the chain  
 Pledge Pin    Golden arrowhead with the Greek letter Beta  
 Unofficial Symbol   Angels (adopted in the '30s) 

 

A Little History      

 Founding Date   April 28, 1867  
 Founded in   Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL  
 Founded as    IC Sorosis (changed to Pi Beta Phi in 1888) 
 Founders 
  •  Ada Bruen Grier
  • Clara Brownlee Hutchinson 
  • Emma Brownlee Kilgore
  • Fannie Ann Thomson
  • Fannie Whitenack Libbey
  • Inez Smith Soule 
  • Jennie Horne Turnbull
  • Rachel Jane Nicol 
  • Libbie Brook Gaddis
  • Rosa Moore
  • Margaret E. Campbell
  • Nancy Black Wallace 
 Chapter Founding    February 1, 1986
 Officially     A Fraternity for women  
 The First...   Women's Fraternity to be modeled on the men's groups 
 

Miscellaneous    

 Number of Women Initiated    Over 276,000 (since 1867)  
 Number of Active Collegiate Chapters    136 
 Oldest Chapter   Illinois Alpha at Monmouth College 
 Scholarships Awarded Each Year  Over $323,000