Pi Delta Phi is the French National Honor Society for undergraduate and graduate students. The Davidson College chapter was founded in April 2010.

The oldest academic honor society for a modern foreign language in the U.S., Pi Delta Phi has more than 350 chapters in the United States and two representative chapters at the American Universities in Paris and Aix-en-Provence in France.

As stated on the official Pi Delta Phi website, the purpose of the organization is to:

  • Recognize outstanding scholarship in French language and literatures
  • Increase knowledge and appreciation of cultural contributions of the French-speaking world
  • Stimulate and encourage French and francophone cultural activities

Interested students should contact chapter moderator Prof. Carole Kruger (cakruger@davidson.edu) regarding membership. For more information on the national organization, visit the Pi Delta Phi website.