Phi Beta Delta is the first honor society dedicated to recognizing scholarly achievement in international education. Phi Beta Delta was founded at California State University, Long Beach in 1986. As of December of 2007, over 200 chapters have been chartered.
Washburn's chapter, Beta Phi, was initiated in 1993. It includes the following active members.
Judy McConnell-Farmer (President)
Michael Stoica (President-Elect)
Bassima Schbley (Past President)
Shiao-li Ding (Secretary)
Nora Clark (Treasurer)
Baili Zhang (Campus Coordinator)
Bob Beatty (former president)