Notre Dame receives Business of the Year award

Author: Michael O. Garvey


The University of Notre Dame has received the 2008 Business of the Year Award from the Michiana Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

The award was accepted last week by Robert K. McQuade, associate vice president for Notre Dame’s Department of Human Resources.The University was cited for, among other things, its staff development and education programs, health care benefits, and a recent survey of more than 4,000 non-exempt employees of 50 area organizations which found that, collectively, Notre Dame’s non-exempt jobs are approximately 9 percent above market in pay.

Notre Dame was chosen for the SHRM honor from among 250 businesses in the Michiana region.

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest professional association devoted to human resource management. Founded in 1948, the society represents more than 250,000 individual members in over 125 countries, and has a network of more than 575 affiliated chapters in the United States, as well as offices in China and India.

Contact: Robert K. McQuade at 574-631-6161 or

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