HISTORY SOCIETY MEETING
Plans were made to conduct elections for officers of History Society, and election for second representative on the Graduate Committee. Other nominations will be accepted. The following are nominees for officers.
President Steve Scott
Vice President Mary Linhart
Secretary Katja Hering
Treasurer Misha Griffith
Web Manager Lee Ann Ghajar
NOTE: As of
The group supported helping with the upcoming Conference on 1989, planned for mid March at GMU.
The group discussed participation in the faculty searches by the History Department. The Department welcomes student participation. Students are encouraged to participate in this process by attending candidate job talks. They can observe an academic job search. In addition, the Department faculty will be made aware of the �teaching and research qualities graduate students would like to see in future faculty.� (History Society members participated in this process in late January and early February.)
A survey conducted by Katja Hering titled �Common Practices of Student Participation in Faculty Searches in History Departments in the
The group discussed inclusion of MA students in the History Society. The majority of attendees voted to include MA students in the History Society.
Steve Scott is working to get a History Society mailing list together. This requires coordination with History Department staff in order to gather information about changes.
Mary Linhart, Secretary
January 28, 2009