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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography


Beta Iota Chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon

Geographical Honor Society


Eligibility for Membership

Persons seeking membership must be initiated through an established chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon. A chapter is also maintained for Alumni after graduation.

Two classes of membership in GTU:

Regular Member: Initiates must have completed a minimum of 3 geography courses, have a B average in geography, must rank in the upper 35% of their class and shall have completed at least 3 semester or 5 quarters of college course work.

Honorary Member: A chapter may extend honorary membership to anyone whom it feels has, by exploration, research, lecturing, publishing, teaching, or any other way contributed to marked advancement in any phase of Geography. The fees for Honorary membership are paid by the local chapter.

President: Nathan Wood
Vice President: Jerri-Rae Pearson
Treasurer: Pam Slagle
Historian: Justin Gross
Secretary: Nicole Nunley