FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 2, 2006
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Dr. Susan Hagen, Mary Collett Munger Professor of English at Birmingham-Southern College, was recently elected a senator of the South Central District of Phi Beta Kappa Forty-First Triennial Council. She is among 24 senators elected to serve a six-year term on two councils.
Senators are responsible to oversee the Phi Beta Kappa Society, which currently has 276 chapters and 500,000 members. Hagen and the other senators will attend semi-annual meetings of the senate at the society's headquarters located in Washington, D.C.
Hagen joined the Birmingham-Southern faculty in 1976. She holds a bachelor's degree from Gettysburg College, a master's degree from the University of Maryland and a doctoral degree from the University of Virginia.