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Decisions of the ASA Board of Directors, March-June 2017

  • The Board appointed Dorothy Hodgson to serve as the ASA delegate to the ACLS
  • The Board appointed Harcourt Fuller, Jennie Burnet and Pamela Scully LAC Co-Chairs for the 2018 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA
  • The Board appointed Nana Akua Anyidoho and Mark Auslander as Program Co-Chairs for the 2018 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA
  • The Board agreed to setup a “ASA Mentorship Consortium” to support the Emerging Scholars Network
  • The Board agreed to change the membership dues for students in African Institutions from $35 to $5
  • The Board agreed to create a special meeting registration rate for students at local universities in the city where the annual meeting is held
  • The Board decided to continue advocacy travel grants through 2018
  • The Board passed the 2017 Audit Report and 990 Tax form
  • The Board approved the new investment portfolio allocation presented to us by TIAA-CREF Portfolio Management Services
  • The Board approved the application of the 60th Anniversary strategic initiatives to the 50th Anniversary Campaign Funds. 
  • The Board approved the new ASR Editorial Team
  • The Board implemented 5 year term renewable term limits for all Editorial roles with its journals
  • The Board approved the 2018 Board of Directors Candidates Slate
  • The Board approved the 2017 AHP Nominated Presidential Fellows
  • The Board reviewed the applications for Coordinate Organization small grants and approved a total of 6 grants for 2017
  • The Board agreed to fund an ASR writing workshop ahead of the ASAA meeting in Ghana this fall
  • The Board approved the advocacy statement on the proposed federal budget cuts

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