Association of College Honor Societies


Omega Rho

Operations Research & Management Science

Admitted to ACHS: 1983

Full membership: 1986

Founded at the TIMS/ORSA Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, April l, 1976

No of Active Chapters: 39

Total Membership: 8069

Annual/current Membership: 181

Number of Regions: 8

PURPOSE: To encourage the study of operations research and management science related disciplines, to recognize and honor excellence in such studies, and to further professional interests.

ELIGIBILITY: Undergraduates must rank in the top twenty-five percent of the class and have completed at least five semesters or seven quarters of the curricular requirements. Graduate students must have at least a 3.5 average on a 4.0 scale in all graduate courses; shall have no failures- and shall have completed at least one-third of the residency requirements for the master’s degree. Men and women in industry, academia, and the profession may be made Honorary Members upon approval of the Executive Committee of the Society. Faculty teaching in the field may be elected faculty members.

MAJOR ACTIVITIES: Each chapter plans its own activities. The Society sponsors the annual Omega Rho Distinguished Lecture as a plenary session at the fall INFORMS Meeting.

OFFICIAL CONTACT: Scharan Johnson, Director, Membership and Communities, 5521 Research Park Dr., Suite 200, Catonsville, MD  21228

Tel: (443) 757-3500  Fax: (443) 757-3515

Email: [email protected]  

Updated: 11/15/2018