Benjamin Lasser is a 2018 Phi Beta Kappa InitiateMay 3, 2018
Benjamin Lasser, a junior Health Science and Biology double major currently studying abroad in Spain was among 22 students recently inducted into the Delta of Missouri Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Truman State University. Ben is the son of David and Marianne Lasser of Normal, Illinois. The Truman State University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa received its national charter January 2001. Truman is one of only four campuses in the state to receive a Phi Beta Kappa charter. Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest undergraduate academic honor society in the liberal arts and sciences. It was founded in 1776 at the College of William and Mary. Currently chapters exist at 286 institutions of higher learning throughout the United States.