[1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on Workgroup Offers Ideas for Growing Membership | 1,189 views]
What should the ASA do or offer to serve the world’s largest community of statisticians? The Membership Growth Workgroup advocates a multi-pronged approach to connecting with specific groups within the statistical community. The first set of recommendations and endorsements are aimed at young statisticians; the other sets are aimed at lapsed members, industry statisticians, and government statisticians.
[1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off on ASA Tagline One Product of 2010 Public Awareness Workgroup | 1,097 views]
Capture the essence of the largest and arguably the most diverse statistical association in the world in eight words. That was one of the challenges presented to the 2010 Public Awareness Workgroup at JSM 2009. One year, three surveys, many meetings, hundreds of emails, and thousands of words later, the challenge was met.
Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association, bringing you news and notices of the ASA, its chapters, its sections, and its members. Other departments in the magazine include announcements and news of upcoming meetings, continuing education courses, and statistics awards.