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[1 Jun 2018 | One Comment | ]
Update from the ASA Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Assault

The ASA Task Force on Sexual Harassment has issued updates for each of its four main areas of focus: a survey of sexual harassment/assault in the ASA Community, a review of best practices, the development of a mechanism for anonymous reporting, and policy recommendations to the ASA Board. The ASA Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Assault welcomes input from the community.

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[1 Jun 2018 | Comments Off on Proposed Revisions to the ASA Bylaws | ]
Proposed Revisions to the ASA Bylaws

The ASA Board of Directors proposes modifications to the ASA bylaws to ensure the ASA’s finance-related committee charges are consistent with current best practices and to update provisions that are either no longer applicable or not reflective of current best practices. In accordance with the bylaws, the membership shall have 75 days to review and respond to any proposed change.

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[1 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Recruiting Workshop Allows for Discussion of Best Practices | ]

Recruiting and Retaining Graduate Students in the Statistical Sciences and Applied Mathematics” was the title of an interactive workshop June 5–6 at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

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[1 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]

The fifth edition of Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency from the National Research Council’s Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) was publicly released May 8. P&P (as it is known) describes four fundamental principles and recommends 13 practices that best position a federal statistical agency to provide accurate and credible statistical information to policymakers and the public.

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[1 Sep 2012 | One Comment | ]
Consulting Best Practices

Here, David Morganstein, a vice president and the director of Westat’s statistics unit, discusses the characteristics of a good statistical consultant beyond technical expertise.