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The American Economist

New Chapter Petition Form

Petition for a Local Chapter of
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Honor Society in Economics

Please submit twelve copies of this petition with brief, specific statements on each of the following, as well as twelve copies of the Economics course offerings and degree requirements from your catalog and other supporting documents requested.

1. Name of University or College:
2. Complete address
(up to 5 lines):
  Phone number:
  E-mail address:
3. National Accreditations
(up to 5 lines):
  Regional Accreditations
(up to 5 lines):
4. Number of full-time students:
  Number of part-time students:
5. Do you offer an undergraduate major in Economics? Yes No
     Graduate work in Economics? Yes No
6.
Number of Undergraduate Economics majors:
 
Number of Graduate Economics majors:
7.
Number of full-time staff members in Economics:
8.
List the full-time faculty in the Economics Department and the institutions from which they received their degree (or reproduce copies of such a list from a recent catalog). (Attach if more than 10 lines)
 
9.
Approximate number of students eligible for membership annually according to the minimum requirements which are stated in the ODE constitution:
10.
Statement of acceptance of Section IV no.2 of the ODE constitution which states that "no-one shall be denied membership because of sex, race, color, creed, or national origin"  (12 copies).
11.
A signed statement of approval of this petition by (a) Department Chairman, (b) Dean of the appropriate School or College, and (c) Dean of Student Affairs or other official responsible for approval of campus organizations (12 copies).
12.
Name of prospective Faculty Advisor:
13.
In order to safeguard the group exemption granted to Omicron Delta Epsilon, Inc., under Section 501 (C) of the IRS Code, all chapters have to agree that they are affiliated with and under the control of Omicron Delta Epsilon, Inc.  According to the group exemption, all chapters are eligible for tax exemption under Section 501(C).
  Submbitted by (Name):
    Position:
  Date:

Copies of this petition will be sumbitted to the International Executive Board of Omicron Delta Epsilon for approval.  You will be notified as soon as a vote can be obtained.  Send this completed petition to:

Omicron Delta Epsilon
P.O. Box 2096
Fairhope, AL 36533

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Announcements

CONGRATULATIONS:
ODE is pleased to welcome to the Executive Board, Dr. J.J. Arias of Georgia College and State University and Dr. Rod Raehsler of Clarion University in the positions of Vice President.

The winner of the 2017 Frank W. Taussig Award is Elizabeth Samios of Christopher Newport University. Her paper, "The Effectiveness of Alexander Hamilton's Debt Assumption Plan and the Lasting Effect of His Economic Intervention," is eligible for submission to the American Economist.

The 2017 Distinguished Advisor Award goes to Dr. Daren Conrad of the University of the West Indies. ODE appreciates Dr. Conrad's dedication to the society, the chapter at UWI, and his students.

Dr. David Colander of Middlebury College was the recipient of the 2017 John R. Commons Award. Dr. Colander delivered the Commons Lecture, "The Scope and Method of Applied Policy Economics: The Courage to Be Utopian," at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia in early January.

Omicron Delta Epsilon is proud to be a member of ACHS
Association of College Honor Societies