Three national honor societies have established chapters at Whitman:

Delta Phi Alpha, the the national German honor society, seeks to foster and recognize excellence in the field. Whitman College's chapter, Sigma Alpha, was founded in November 2006. Learn more »

Whitman's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was established in 1920. New members are selected each spring. To be selected, a student must excel in a broad range of courses in the arts and sciences. Learn more »

Sigma Xi (The Scientific Research Society), established a chapter at Whitman College in 1962. Sigma Xi is an international, multidisciplinary research society whose programs and activities promote the health of the scientific enterprise and honor scientific achievement. Membership is by invitation and is awarded based on demonstrated potential for research. Learn more »