The Notre Dame chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) earned the honor of being named a 2011-12 Premier Chapter for inducting 92 students during the academic year, an acceptance rate of 87 percent of students invited to join. The “premier” designation means Notre Dame is eligible to participate in the BGS Matching Funds Scholarship Program in 2013-14, among other benefits.
Led by Accountancy Professor Ramachandran Ramanan, the chapter currently numbers 3,579 members. Each year, the group invites into its membership the top 5 percent of the junior class, the top 10 percent of seniors, and top 20 percent of MBA and Executive MBA students. The international honor society for Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business schools has a membership of 703,462 in 540 chapters worldwide.