Phi Mu was founded in 1852 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia by Mary Ann (Dupont) Lines, Mary Elizabeth (Myrick) Daniel and Martha Bibb (Hardaway) Redding. It began as the Philomathean Society, a literary society, and is the second oldest secret society for women in the nation. The Philomathean Society became Phi Mu Fraternity in 1904.
Phi Mu is a women’s organization which provides personal and academic development, service to others, commitment to excellence and lifelong friendships through a shared tradition. Phi Mu promotes vibrant living encouraging members to achieve their personal best.
Phi Mu facts
Nickname: Phi Mu
National founding: 1852
UA founding: 1931
Chapter name: Alpha Zeta
Philanthropy: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Chapter values: Accountability, friendship, involvement, leadership, and personal development
Flower: Pink Carnation
Colors: Rose and white
Motto: Les Soeur Fidels