Committee Applications - Summer 2019

As President Kristen A. Renn has done with the ASHE 2019 Program Committee and ASHE committee vacancies earlier this spring, President Elect KerryAnn O'Meara welcomes applications for the ASHE 2020 Program Committee as well as a variety of committee vacancies. 

For all these positions, we seek individuals who will provide outstanding leadership to an association committed to advancing excellent research and scholarship across the multiple and varied domains of higher education and contributing to the national discourse by linking higher education research and scholarship to policy and practice. In selecting individuals, we will be attentive to the vast diversity of ideas and perspectives, backgrounds and values, communities and commitments that our association represents, seeking leadership attentive to all.


To see lists of all current committees and members, Log-In to the ASHE website and click on "Committees & Groups" in your "My Profile" section of the website.

ASHE 2020 Program Committee: Section Chairs

ASHE 2020 Section Chairs will lead the review and selection of their respective sections under the leadership of Program Committee Co-Chairs Corbin M. Campbell and Julie J. Park.

Position Description
A full position description, including impact, responsibilities, timeline, and support can be found by clicking here.

Timeline & Process:

  • Applications must be received no later than Monday, August 12 at Noon Pacific.

  • Decisions will be sent out within three weeks of the application deadline.

Apply
To submit your interest, you can complete the application form, which will ask for the following info:
  • Name
  • Organization/Institution
  • Position/Title
  • Email address
  • A pdf copy of your CV/Resume
  • Ranking of top 4 Sections to be considered:
    • Contexts, Foundations, & Methods
    • Faculty, Academic, Administrative, and Classified Staff
    • Graduate & Professional Education
    • International Higher Education
    • Organization, Administration, & Leadership
    • Policy, Finance, & Economics
    • Teaching, Learning, & Assessment
    • Undergraduate Students: College Experiences and Development
    • Undergraduate Students: Pathways to and through College
    • Undergraduate Students and Alumni:  College Impact and Outcomes
    • Performance, Visual, and Digital Scholarship
  • A summary of your interest and qualifications for the Program Committee, including any prior committee experience and/or involvement in ASHE or other relevant settings. Please discuss your relevant expertise to the section(s) you are applying for. (200 words maximum)
We anticipate that there will be more interest than available co-chair positions, and look forward to involving you in other ways (e.g., proposal reviewer, conference session chair, session discussant).
 
Questions?
If you have any questions about this process or ASHE 2020, please feel free to reach out to Corbin M. Campbell (campbell@american.edu) or Julie J. Park (parkjj@umd.edu).

ASHE Committee Position Vacancies

Committee: Awards
Term: 11/2019-11/2022
Committee Description (from the ASHE Bylaws): "The awards committee shall make recommendations to the board concerning awards that the association bestows.  The executive committee shall act on these recommendations in advance of the annual conference at which the awards are presented.  The committee shall consist of a chair and five additional members, with a member of the board appointed by the president serving, ex officio and without vote."

Committee: Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year
Term: 11/2019-11/2022
Committee Description (from the ASHE Bylaws): "The Bobby Wright Dissertation of the Year committee shall make recommendations to the board concerning the dissertation awards that the association bestows.  The executive committee shall act on these recommendations in advance of the annual conference at which the awards are presented.  The committee shall consist of a chair and five additional members."

Committee: Nominations
Term: 11/2019-11/2022
Committee Description (from the ASHE Bylaws): "The nominations committee shall manage elections to the board, including soliciting nominations annually and making recommendations and recommending a slate of candidates.  The committee shall be chaired by the immediate past president and consist of three additional members."

Committee: Outstanding Book Award
Term: 11/2019-11/2022
Committee Description (from the ASHE Bylaws): "The ASHE Outstanding Book Award committee shall make recommendations to the board concerning the book award that the association bestows.  The executive committee shall act on these recommendations in advance of the annual conference at which the awards are presented.  The committee shall consist of a chair and at least five additional members."

Committee: Position Taking
Term: 11/2019-11/2022
Committee Description (from the ASHE Bylaws): "The position-taking committee, pursuant to the ASHE Policy on Position-Taking, shall review, analyze, and make recommendations to the board regarding whether ASHE should take a position, and if so, a recommendation on possible position- taking actions. Position-taking actions require affirmative approval by two-thirds vote of the board. The committee shall consist of four members and an elected member of the board. Members will serve with staggered three-year appointments, with the exception of the board member, who shall serve only during the duration of his or her term on the board."

Committee: Publications
Term: 11/2019-11/2022
Committee Description (from the ASHE Bylaws): "The publications committee shall oversee the publication program of the association and advise the board on related issues.  The committee shall be chaired by a member of the association, not otherwise serving on the board as an elected member, and consist of:  (1) the immediate past president; (2) three other members of the association appointed to three-year terms; and (3) the editors of any ASHE publications as ex-officio members.  The present ASHE publications are:  the Review of Higher Education, ASHE Higher Education Report, and the ASHE Reader series.  The chair of the publications committee serves as an ex officio member of the board of directors."

Timeline & Process:

  • Applications must be received no later than Monday, August 12 at Noon Pacific.
  • ​ASHE President Elect KerryAnn O'Meara will develop a list of appointments for recommendation to the Board.
  • Decisions will be sent out within three weeks of the application deadline.
Apply
To submit your interest, you can complete the application form, which will ask for the following info:
  • Name
  • Organization/Institution
  • Position/Title
  • Email address
  • A pdf copy of your CV/Resume
  • A summary of any prior committee experience in ASHE, another scholarly or professional association, an institutional or organizational setting, or in your community. If you do not have any committee experience, please summarize other relevant involvement that positions you to contribute to our Association. (200 words maximum)
Questions?
If you have any questions about this process, please reach out to ASHE Executive Director Jason P. Guilbeau at jason@ashe.ws.