Pi Beta Phi


Pi Beta Phi, known as Pi Phi, was founded on April 28, 1867, at Holt House near Monmouth College. Twelve women shared a vision to cultivate sincere friendship, establish real-life objectives, and promote happiness. Pi Phi makes up one half of the Monmouth Duo, along with Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Pi Phi’s love their angels and arrows. Their annual events include Carnations for a Cutie, Lip Sync for Literacy, and their formal. Pi Phi’s chosen philanthropy – Read > Lead > Achieve – promotes education and advocacy for literacy. 

Since its founding, Pi Beta Phi has helped women establish friendships and promote leadership for life.

The most popular fields of study among the women of Pi Phi are:

  • Elementary Education
  • Psychology
  • Business Administration
  • Investigative Forensics
  • Biochemistry

Check out their Instagram.

Visit the local chapter’s website.

Visit Pi Phi’s national website.

Contact Info:

President: Julia Bean ’25 (jabean@monmouthcollege.edu)

Vice President of Recruitment: Elizabeth Hofstatter ’26 (ehofstatter@monmouthcollege.edu)

Recent Awards:

  • 2024 Mortar Board Senior Woman of the Year (Lillian Hucke ’24)
  • 2024 Academic Excellence Award
  • 2024 Richard “Doc” Kieft Award (Lillian Hucke ’24)
  • 2023 Mortar Board Senior Woman of the Year (Kaitlyn Fox ’23)
  • 2023 Mortar Board Freshman Woman of the Year (Kailyn Gore ’26)
  • 2023 Student Employee of the Year (Lillian Hucke ’24)
  • 2023 Excellence in Involvement and Leadership Development
  • 2023 Excellence in Community Service
  • 2023 Emerging Greek Female Leader (Emma Romano ’25)
  • 2022 Outstanding Chapter President (Natalie Takahashi ’22)
  • 2021 Excellence in Involvement and Leadership Development
  • 2021 Chapter Education and Programming Award
  • 2021 Excellence in Community Service
  • 2021 Emerging Greek Female Leader (Kaitlyn Fox ’23)