About Us Upsilon Chapter - Phi Chi Theta

History

Phi Chi Theta is a National coeducational Professional Fraternity in Business and Economics. It was founded on June 16, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. The founders were six women from two of the competing business fraternities, Phi Chi Kappa and Phi Chi Epsilon. Those women joined forces to form an organization whose purpose is:

“To promote the cause of higher business education and training for all individuals, to foster high ideals for everyone pursuing a career in business; to encourage fraternity and cooperation among people preparing for such careers; and to stimulate the spirit of sacrifice and unselfish devotion to the attainment of such ends.”

Today, the Phi Chi Theta National Chapter is compromised of 37 Collegiate and Alumni Chapters. Phi Chi Theta has over 1,600 members across the country.

Our Mission

Provide an opportunity to develop and practice those professional leadership skills and abilities necessary to succeed in the business community.

Provide a local and national network to share resources, ideas and concepts.

Instill in its membership those values, codes and creeds which will enable participation in a rapidly changing business community.

Enable members to develop the business astuteness necessary to achieve high esteem and success in their chosen fields.

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