Foundation, Honorary, and Alumni Members

Theta of Minnesota's Committee on Alumni and Honorary Members reviews nominations and prepares materials for a full chapter vote before any new alumni or honorary members are elected to Phi Beta Kappa.  

Foundation Members

Foundation membership was extended to select members of the CSB/SJU community when Theta of Minnesota was first established.

Joseph DesJardins. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2010.
Robert Gavin. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2010. 
Rita Knuesel. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2010. 
Fr. Robert Koopmann, OSB. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2010. 
Lynn Newman. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2010. 
Joyce Statz. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2010. 

Honorary Members

Image of President Mary Dana Hinton being inducted as an Honorary Member

Nongraduates of College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University elected in recognition of their scholarly achievement.

Mary Dana Hinton. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2015.
Richard Ice. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2013.

Alumni Members

Image of President Michael Hemesath being inducted as an Alumni Member

Graduates of College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University elected in recognition of scholarly achievement at least ten years after graduation.

Kathryn A. E. Enke. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2017. 
Michael Hemesath. Elected to Theta of Minnesota in 2013.