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Admissions & Standards

2023-2024

Committee Roster

Christie Henry, Princeton, Chair (Christie UNDERSCORE henry AT press DOT Princeton DOT edu)
Douglas Hildebrand, Alberta 
Alexandria Leonard, Princeton 
Wendy Queen, Johns Hopkins 
John Sherer, North Carolina 

Central Office Liaison
Peter Berkery

Charge

General Objective:

  • Evaluate all applications from presses to become Association members in the various categories and recommend acceptance or rejection to the Board.

Specific Charges to the Admissions & Standards Committee:

  1. Provide timely, comprehensive consideration and evaluation of all applications from presses to become Association members in the various categories and recommend acceptance or rejection to the Board.
  2. Submit reports on Committee activities to the Association Board in time for its October, March, and June meetings. Interim reports are due on 22 September 2023, and 1 March 2024; final reports that recap all committee activities for the year and are shared with the membership are due 31 May 2024.
  3. Apply the lens of equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization to membership outreach, growth, and evaluation efforts.
  4. Consistent with the Bylaws and Membership Guidelines, review and as appropriate update the Association’s three membership application forms to accommodate new business models and forms of scholarly output; consult with staff to consider online format.
  5. Working with the Central Office, develop and implement systems and processes to mentor and monitor progress of Introductory members toward permanent membership.

Vi stödjer ett globalt nätverk av förläggare vars syfte är att säkerställa akademisk kompetens och främja kunskap.

— AUPresses Mission Statement in Swedish