The Association has established a Technology Advisory Committee, to provide guidance to the AHA Council and staff on how the organization’s electronic publishing program might do better today and where it should be five years from now.
Despite the hardships in the economy, membership in the AHA actually increased slightly over the past year. In our annual membership snapshot (taken on March 31 of each year), membership rose to over 15,000 members for the first time in 35 years. While this marks an important milestone, in real terms the 15,055 members marked only a modest increase (just 152 more than last year).
Article By: Robert B. Townsend
At its regular meeting today, the Council of the American Historical Association passed the following resolution in keeping with the spirit of a resolution adopted by the business meeting the previous day.
The AHA’s Annual Report for 2007 is now available online...
At its biennial meeting last week, the AHA Council revised the bylaws to the AHA’s Constitution. While the Constitution lays out the basic structure for the organization, the bylaws describe how the organization actually functions...
A second set of revisions to the AHA Constitution will be posted on Friday, October 19th, and further discussion on the special blog will recommence.
The AHA's Council is proposing amendments to the Association's constitution to enable the AHA to meet its members' needs more effectively and efficiently. Starting today, members can express their opinions about the pros and cons of amending the various clauses of the constitution on a discussion forum accessible through member services.
At its biennial meeting on Sunday June 3, the AHA Council
released a statement in support of the recent letter from the Middle East Studies Association on the detention of scholars in Iran (see the press room
page on the AHA web site).