Gamma Theta Upsilon, or GTU, is an international honor society in geography. GTU was founded in 1928 and became a national organization in 1931. Members of GTU have met academic requirements and share a background and interest in geography. GTU chapter activities support geographic knowledge and awareness on a number of college and university campuses. The VU chapter of GTU, Alpha Xi, was established on campus in May, 1950. Currently, Prof. Longan is the VU GTU faculty sponsor.
To be eligible for GTU membership, students must 1) have completed a minimum of three geography courses, 2) have a GPA of 3.3 overall and in geography, and 3) shall have completed at least 3 semesters or 5 quarters of college course work.
If you believe you are eligible for GTU membership and are interested, contact Prof. Longan for further information.
For more information, you can also visit the main GTU Home Page.