The AHA in 2004 at a Glance

  • Ended fiscal year 2003–04 with an operating budget surplus
  • Provided membership services to 14,176 active individual members
  • Welcomed the 115th affiliated society
  • Published The Education of Historians for the Twenty-first Century, the report of the Committee on Graduate Education
  • Completed a comprehensive investigation of the master’s degree in history
  • Published a new edition of the AHA’s Statement on Standards of Professional Conduct as well as two new pamphlets, History Education in the United States: A Survey of Teacher Certification and State-Based Standards and Assessment for Teachers and Students by Sarah Drake Brown and John J. Patrick, and Thinking History by Peter N. Stearns.
  • Launched a set of web pages dedicated to history doctoral programs
  • Collaborated with several organizations on advocacy issues
  • Collaborated with the Library of Congress to organize an international seminar on history textbooks
  • Awarded numerous grants and fellowships for research
  • Acquired a new Web domain name (historians.org) and further developed the AHA web site to provide new online resources to members