Fall Executive Board Meeting
The Executive Board met for their annual fall meeting in Chicago December 9. During the meeting, the board took the following actions:
- Approved the consent agenda as presented in the 2017 Fall Board Book of the April 6, 2017, meeting and all committee reports.
- Approved a resolution of gratitude and thanks to OAH Director of Operations Nancy Croker for her service to the Organization. (Ms. Croker retired on December 31, 2017.)
- The OAH recognizes and thanks former OAH Membership Committee members and previous chairs Cary Winz and Steve Kneeshaw for their many years of service.
- Approved the appointments to OAH committees and boards as set by the OAH Committee on Committees.
- The OAH thanks all Distinguished Lecturers who donated one or more lecture fee to the OAH in the past fiscal year.
- Approved the request of the LGBTQ committee to expand the size of their committee by one for the inclusion of a graduate student member.
- Approved AHA statement on contingent faculty.
- Approved OAH participation in the American Council of Learned Societies’ effort to effectively and quickly issue statements on pressing matters as appropriate.
- Approved endorsing the revised AHA statement on Dual Enrollment/Concurrent Enrollment standards.
- Approved the recipient of the 2018 Friend of History Award.
- Approved the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Service Award.
- Approved the removal of the Distinguished Service Award nominations from the OAH Election Ballot. Nominations will now be directly solicited from the membership via Update.
- Accepted the FY 2016-2017 Auditor’s Report showing total revenues of $3,834,019 and expenses of $3,457,664 and a net overall gain (restricted and unrestricted assets) of $376,355.