Members of the Faculty, or other persons of distinguished attainments may be elected to honorary membership in the chapter. Such members are to be those whose efforts in the promotion of educational, literary, social, or scientific progress are widely recognized. The number of persons elected to honorary membership shall be limited to one in any one year, and election shall be made only after the Committee on Honorary Membership has submitted complete records of the candidates recommended. Provided, moreover, that no graduate of an institution having a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa shall be elected to honorary membership unless the consent of that chapter has been obtained.
Alumnae members of the chapter shall be elected from among the graduates of the College of ten or more years' standing who have distinguished themselves in art, literature, science, scholarship, or public service. Election of alumnae members shall normally take place only every third year. The maximum number elected in any triennium shall be three. In recommending candidates for alumnae membership, the Committee on Alumnae Membership shall submit full information concerning the record and attainments of each candidate.