Dr. Cole delivering a lecture.

Phi Sigma Tau

Phi Sigma Tau is the campus philosophy honorary that serves to award distinction to students having high scholarship and personal interest in philosophy.


Phi Sigma Tau seeks to promote student interest in research and advanced study in philosophy; to provide opportunities for the publication of student research papers of merit; to encourage a professional spirit and friendship among those who have displayed marked ability in this field; and to popularize interest in philosophy among the general collegiate public.

Student Contact

Mark Compton

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Gill West

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Faculty Advisor

Blake McAllister

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Meetings involve student presentations of papers and debates on philosophical issues.


Students are eligible for membership if they have an overall grade-point average of 3.000 or higher, have the recommendation of a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, and have completed at least two semesters in philosophy, one of which must have been in a 200-level course or above, with at least a “B” average in philosophy.