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OAH Statement on IU Student Attack
As the Indiana University community continues to heal from the attack of an IU Asian American student on January 11, 2023 addressed in this statement, a mass shooting took place in Monterey Park, CA on January 21, 2023 during Lunar New Year celebrations. While details are still emerging, this tragedy is part of the surge in violence against Asian Americans that has deep historical roots. We send our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the victims at Indiana University, in Monterey Park, and all impacted by violence against AAPI communities.
Standards of Employment and Bill of Rights for Contingent Faculty
The OAH Committee on Part-Time, Adjunct, and Contingent Employment has revised the standards and best practices guidelines for the employment of part-time, adjunct, and contingent faculty initially developed in 2011. The Executive Board approved the revised standards and the new Contingent Faculty Bill of Rights during their December 2 meeting.
2023 Conference on American History and Virtual Series Registration Open!
Registrations for the 2023 OAH Conference on American History, Los Angeles, and the 2023 OAH Virtual Conference Series on American History are now open. We invite you to join us for one or both events next spring. If you plan on both, take advantage of the discounted access via the in-person conference registration,