Chi Alpha Epsilon (XAE) National Honor Society is a general scholarship society open to students entering college via educational opportunity programs in all academic and professional disciplines. XAE was founded in 1989 on the campus of West Chester University in Pennsylvania.
The purposes of XAE are to promote continued high academic standards, to foster increased communication among its members, and to honor academic excellence achieved by those students. Students with an overall GPA of at least 3.0, and two consecutive semesters of a GPA of at least 3.0 are eligible for induction into XAE.
Beta Psi Chapter was chartered on the campus of Nyack College in 2003.