Petition for a new chapter

INSTITUTIONAL APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR BETA KAPPA CHI CHAPTERS

  1. The President or Chief Academic Officer of your institution should write directly to the Office of the Executive Secretary indicating the. desirability of a Beta Kappa Chi Chapter on your campus. Such a letter will serve as an official application.
  2. Upon receipt of this communication, a representative from the Society will be designated for a site visit to evaluate the interest of science students and faculty, and to determine the potential for an active participation in the program of the Society. The report of our representative will be included for review by the Executive Council.
  3. Under normal circumstances, the Council will meet once per year (at the time of the annual convention) to review applications. The applicant's institution will be notified of the Council's action.