Beta Theta Pi - Digital Archive

Beta Theta Pi Fraternity was founded August 8, 1839 and is known for its entrepreneurial spirit, including recognition as the “Pioneering Fraternity” and “Leadership Fraternity.”

Archived issues of the Beta Theta Pi Magazine are available dating back to the inaugural issue that was first published in 1872.

Our Mission

To develop men of principle for a principled life.

Our Vision

Every member will live Beta Theta Pi’s values.

Core Values

To build lasting bonds of friendship and brotherhood, Beta calls for:

  • Mutual Assistance – Betas believe that men are mutually obligated to help others in the honorable labors and aspirations of life.
  • Intellectual Growth – Betas are devoted to continually cultivating their minds, including high standards of academic achievement.
  • Trust – Betas develop absolute faith and confidence in one another by being true to themselves and others.
  • Responsible Conduct – Betas choose to act responsibly, weighing the consequences of their actions on themselves and those around them.
  • Integrity – Betas preserve their character by doing what is morally right and demanding the same from their brothers.

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Beta Theta Pi
Beta Theta Pi - December 1872

The inaugural issue of Beta Theta Pi Magazine was published December 15, 1872 in Alexandria, Virginia.