The Dean's Circle provides the College with opportunities to move forward with its goals and strategic plans to be a premier business college. As a member, these individuals have pledged to support the College with a gift of at least $1,000 or more each year for ongoing operation dollars. You can also join this prestigious list with a gift of your own.

Within the Dean’s Circle, you have choices of giving levels. The following outlines your options for investing in the College:

Dean's Circle

  • Board Chair - a gift of $5,000 or more
  • CEO - a gift between $2,500 and $4,999
  • Member - a gift between $1,000 and $2,499

List of Members

Please note: these are annual gifts to any program/fund of the Schmidthorst College of Business between July 1 and June 30 of any given year.

Here are other levels of giving that go beyond the Dean’s Circle:

Long-Term Investors

  • Venture Capitalists - cumulative gifts of $1 million or more
  • Angel Investors -  cumulative gifts of $100,000 to $999,999
  • Investors  -  cumulative gifts of $25,000 to $99,999

These are cumulative cash and planned gifts to any programs/funds in the College since its inception.

List of Members

Dean's Council

These are generous investors who are founding members of this giving society.  

The Schmidthorst College of Business is extremely grateful to the dedicated and generous support of these investors!

List of Members

Bob Sebo: Why I give to BGSU

BGSU alum Bob Sebo '58 explains why he gives to his alma mater.

If you would like to discuss your gift to the business college, please contact Dean Raymond Braun at: or call 419-372-3411.

We hope you will join these committed investors and help fulfill the goals of the College.

Updated: 10/07/2021 04:49PM