NEW CANAAN, Conn. - New Canaan’s Timothy Robustelli has been inducted into the History Department's Alpha Alpha Psi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt.
Phi Alpha Theta is a national honor society with a mission to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.
To be inducted into the UVM chapter, undergraduate students must have 15 or more earned credit hours in history, with a minimum 3.6 grade point average in history (GPA) and a 3.0 or better GPA overall. Graduate students must have 15 or more earned credit hours with a minimum 3.75 GPA.
Chartered in 1791, UVM was the first college or university in the United States that did not give preference to a religious sect in its charter. UVM now has 9,970 undergraduates in seven schools and colleges, 1,317 graduate students and 454 medical students. The University of Vermont combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution.