The AHA in 2005 at a Glance

  • Ended fiscal year 2004–05 with an operating budget surplus.
  • Provided membership services to 13,818 active individual members.
  • Published: Retrieving the Master’s Degree from the Dustbin of History, the report of the Committee on the Master’s Degree; a completely revised edition of the Statement on Standards of Professional Conduct; and a report prepared by the Committee on Women Historians, The Status of Women in the Historical Profession.
  • Published two new pamphlets, The AHA Guide to Teaching and Learning with New Media by John McClymer and Perspectives on Life after a History PhD, an anthology of essays from Perspectives, edited by Richard E. Bond and Pillarisetti Sudhir.
  • Held a conference with the theme, “Competencies and Credentials in the Training of History Professionals,” inspired by the report of the Committee on the Master’s Degree.
  • Participated in a project to promote the internationalization of teaching and learning at colleges and universities in the United States.
  • Collaborated with several organizations on advocacy issues.
  • Awarded numerous grants and fellowships for research.
  • Conducted a workshop for directors of graduate study and others interested in graduate education.