SAA Council Approves Best Practices for Archival Term Position, Next Steps for Section Health Assessment Working Group

August 9At its July 26, 2023hybrid meeting in Washington, DC, the SAA Council: 

  • Approved the recommendation to adopt the Research and Innovation Roadmap version 1.4. (IV.A)
  • Approved the Best Practices for Archival Term Position as an SAA external standard (IV.B.1)
  • Approved the revisions to the College and University Archives Section guidelines; the last updates were in 1999. (IV.B.2)
  • Approved the Council liaison's recommendations on the disposition of the sections and next steps of the Section Health Assessment Working Group. (IV.C)
  • Approved minutes for the May 2023 Council meeting, now available on the SAA website here. (II.C.)
  • Reviewed and discussed FY23 mid-point financials (July 2022–January 2023)

View the agenda and materials from the July 2023 meeting here. 

If you have questions about these Council actions, please contact SAA President Helen Wong Smith ( or Executive Director Jacqualine Price Osafo ( Comprehensive minutes of the meeting will be available soon via the SAA website.

The next Council meeting will be a hybrid meeting held in Chicago in November 2023. If you would like to have an item considered for inclusion on the next agenda, please sent it to by October 12, 2023.