Student Program Subcommittee

I. Purpose

The Student Program Subcommittee reviews and selects graduate student paper proposals and oversees selection and/or judging of student posters for the annual meeting for which it is established. The Student Program Subcommittee is also charged with formulating applicable policy recommendations, as necessary, for the effective management of graduate student paper and poster sessions.

II. Committee Selection, Size, and Length of Terms

  1. The subcommittee shall consist of five members.
  2. The subcommittee chair shall be a member of the Program Committee and is appointed by the Program Committee chair/co-chairs;
  3. One member shall be a representative of the Committee on Education, appointed by the chair of the Committee on Education;
  4. One member shall be a representative of the Archival Educators Section, appointed by the Archival Educators Section chair/co-chairs;
  5. The Subcommittee's immediate past chair shall serve as a member to ensure continuity; and
  6. One student member, who may also serve (if possible) as the chair for the upcoming Graduate Student Paper Session, shall be selected by the Subcommittee's immediate past chair from the previous Annual Meeting’s Graduate Student Paper Session speakers.

III. Reporting Procedures

The Student Program Subcommittee reports to the Program Committee chair/co-chairs.

IV. Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Once appointed, the chair solicits appointments from the chair of the Committe on Education and the chair/co-chairs of the Archival Educators Roundtable.
  2. The Subcommittee works with SAA staff to issue a call student paper proposals and student poster proposals.
  3. The Subcommittee reviews and selects proposals.


Approved by Council: January 2006
Revised: August 2008, January 2013