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KME Honor Society


Kappa Mu Epsilon is a specialized honor society in Mathematics. Founded in 1931 to promote the interest of mathematics among undergraduate students, its chapters are located in colleges and universities of recognized standing which offer a strong mathematics major. The chapters' members are selected from student of mathematics who have maintained a high level of scholarshipin mathematics as well as their other studies and who exhibit an enthusiasm for mathematics.

The primary purposes of being a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon include the following:

  • to further interest in mathematics,
  • to develop an appreciation of the power and the beauty of mathematics,
  • to emphasize the role of mathematics in the development of civilization,
  • to recognize the outstanding mathematical achievement of its members,
  • to familiarize members with the advancements being made in mathematics,
  • to maintain a spirt of collegiality among men and women interested in mathematics.
The Maryland Beta Chapter, formed in 1965, has inducted 313 members since its creation. The chapter normally meets once a month and has an ongoing service project of proving tutoring services for mathematics and computer science courses.

Lewis Hall of Science 114, McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland 21157-4390; Phone: 410-857-2470, Fax: 410-386-4624.