Association of College Honor Societies


Xi Sigma Pi

Forestry and Natural Resources

Admitted to ACHS: 1965

Readmitted: 2017

Founded at University of Washington, 1908

No of Active Chapters: 33

No of Alumni Chapters/Clubs: 11

Annual/current Membership: 435

Number of Regions: 5

PURPOSE: The objectives of Xi Sigma Pi are to secure and maintain a high standard of scholarship in forestry and natural resource education, to work for the improvement of the forestry profession, and to promote a fraternal spirit among those engaged in activities related to the forest.

ELIGIBILITY: Junior, Senior or Graduate student standing in forestry or closely related natural resources field. Must have successfully completed a set number of credit hours in forestry or natural resources curriculum.

Traits of a Xi Sigma Pi Member:

  • Honesty
  • Morality
  • Industry
  • Collaborative
  • Friendly
  • Dependable
  • Leadership

MAJOR ACTIVITIES: Annual or semi-annual induction ceremony at local chapters. National business meeting and social annually at the Society of American Foresters international conference.

OFFICIAL CONTACT: Dr. Mark J. Kimsey, Jr., Department of Forestry, Rangeland and Fire Science, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Dr. MS1133, Moscow, ID 83844

Tel: 208-885-7520  

Email: [email protected]  

Updated: 3/16/2017